Lead Full Stack Web Developer
Prodigy Game
Toronto, ON
In the last 6 years, Prodigy has gone from 3,000 to over 50,000,000 students registered globally. We are currently the fastest growing educational startup in North America, with offices in Burlington, Toronto and India. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning, while working alongside some of the brightest and most passionate people in education and gaming.

What You’ll Do:
Assist in guiding and supporting a new development team in downtown Toronto
Lead and mentor a development team; enabling them to improve the product, ship code faster, and further their careers
Make architectural decisions that will help us scale our product for the next 30+ million students
Build new interfaces for teachers and parents to enable them to help their kids learn
Work cross-functionally with an agile team including Product, UX & Design, Development, and QA
Provide input on technical design and product features
And much more!

What You’ll Need:
Excellent communication skills
A passion for user experience and performance
Experience leading and managing product teams
Experience designing high availability systems
A solid understanding of JavaScript and HTML5
Experience with one or more JavaScript frameworks (Backbone, React, Angular, Vue.js, Ember, etc.)
Experience writing API endpoints and working with databases (PostgreSQL, Dynamo DB, etc.)
A love for learning and staying on top of the latest in web development

Bonus Points For:
Backend: Node.js, GraphQL, Postgres, Dynamo DB, Redis, AWS
Frontend: React, Backbone (legacy), ES6, SASS & BEM

What We Offer:
Full health benefits (from day one!)
Gym & learning fund
Flexible hours
Stock options
Snacks & coffee
Games & ping pong
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Game will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.