HTML5 Game Developer

Playtech plc
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Ash Gaming are looking for a technically minded, ambitious web developer to join our agile game team on integration, legacy, and green field game development projects.

You will develop HTML5 cross-platform games using assets and math models produced by our content teams, using an agile approach and a modern continuous delivery development model.

You will work with current code on our live games portfolio, in response to identified bugs or to game changes driven from new regulations.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop cross platform games using the latest HTML5 technologies
  • Maintain current code on live games
  • Working through all stages of software delivery lifecycle from requirements refinement, development, testing, release & maintenance, in an agile continuous delivery model
  • Working with the test team including test automation of UI elements.
  • Create Rapid Prototypes of game concepts.

Essential skills:

  • HTML5 cross-platform game development.
  • Strong Javascript and CSS skills.

Desirable skills:

  • Game development experience
  • Typescript
  • Pixi.js/Phaser
  • Git, Jenkins, Gatling, WebGL
  • Agile, Devops, Continuous Delivery

About us:

Ash Gaming make some of the best games in the betting and gambling sectors. That’s not an idle boast: we’ve been entrusted with some of the best brands in the world, and our customers are large operators, international bookmakers and major platform providers. The list of companies featuring our products includes William Hill, Ladbrokes, 888, Betfair, Gala, Bet365, Sky, PartyGaming and Betfred.

An integral part of the Playtech family of companies since 2012, Ash Gaming’s fundamental approach is to deliver the highest quality gaming experience for the player whilst delivering a profitable game for our customers. We want our employees to enjoy their work and to develop their skills as much as possible, and we cultivate a company culture of working hard and playing hard. This positive, progressive attitude shows up in the final quality of everything we produce.


Founded in 1999, Playtech has some 2,000 employees located in development centres in five countries, the majority of whom are engaged in research and development of current and future gaming technologies. Playtech develops unified software platforms and content for the online and land-based gaming industry, together with providing a range of ancillary services such as marketing, hosting and CRM services.

Leading gaming applications include casino, poker, bingo, sports betting, live gaming, casual and fixed odds games. Playtech provides licensees with the tools to maximise cross-selling opportunities, player loyalty and yield, all through the powerful management interface - the IMS. The Group's capabilities enable the delivery of an integrated software or turnkey solution, with players accessing online, broadcast, mobile and server-based gaming terminals through a single account.

New licensees include existing online operators upgrading or diversifying their offering, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such as lotteries, and new entrants making their online gaming debut, particularly in newly-regulated markets.