Cryptic Studios is an industry leader in the development of free-to-play massively multiplayer role-playing games on PC and console including Star Trek Online, Neverwinter and Magic the Gathering: Legends. We bring these popular properties to life with innovative gameplay mechanics, gorgeous graphics, and impressive sound to create an engaging and immersive player experience.  Come and join us!   Cryptic Studios is looking for an enthusiastic and talented Front End UI Engineer to join the Magic the Gathering MMO team. Bringing a unique combination of front-end expertise and design sensibilities, you will be the bridge between UI artists and software engineers to bring interface designs and interaction concepts to life in the game.  

Every day you could be  

  •  Implementing video game user interfaces using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript that accurately translate the vision of the UI/UX team
  •  Helping develop and iterate core game systems to create intuitive and entertaining features
  •  Collaborating with a team of other talented engineers, UI/UX artists, and designers
  •  Creating UI solutions that work seamlessly across different inputs and platforms (PC keyboards, console controllers, etc.)  

What we need to see  

  • 4+ years of experience in software engineering and/or work related industry experience
  • Exceptional proficiency in JavaScript, HTML and CSS programming/debugging
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate interaction concepts clearly and concisely
  • Strong understanding of usability and visual design
  • Experience prototyping, building and iterating on UI features
  • Passion for solving unique UI challenges within a creative and collaborative team setting
  • Self-motivated and driven with a positive team player attitude
  • BA or BS degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States  

What we’d like to see  

  •  Willingness and desire to push the possibilities of web and game technologies
  •  Knowledge of building features with scalability and modularity in mind
  •  A passion for games  

Required Application Materials  

  •  Resume and cover letter
  •  Portfolio or URLs providing examples of your work.  Please provide brief descriptions of your role/contributions for each. 

What Cryptic Offers:

  • A fun tight-knit team
  • Full-Time role 
  • Paid Holiday, Sick Time & Paid Time off
  • Health Insurance & Perks
  • Company social events 
  • Recognition 
  • Pet-Friendly

Cryptic Studios is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, marital status, age, national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license issued under California Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, military and veteran status, genetic information, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), sexual orientation, or any other protected class, characteristic, or consideration made unlawful under applicable federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

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