About this Job
Live Chess is the most challenging and used feature of our site where more than a million games, matches and tournaments are played and watched every day by people from all around the globe - including Grand Masters and the reigning Chess World Champion, Magnus Carlsen!
WHO YOU ARE
- You love delighting users by writing code
- You speak and write fluent English
- You want to work at a real company of about 70 people. Not so big that you’re lost in the shuffle, but not a crazy napkin-idea startup that will probably fail
- You know how to communicate ideas kindly
- You are easy to work with and have a fun personality
- You care about the future of JS: ES6/7, Vue.js
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
OUR FRONT-END TECH STACK & TOOLS
- AngularJS, Vue.js
- HTML5+CSS3+LESS (we support only modern browsers!)
- CometD real-time back-end
- Webpack for building assets
- Ghost Inspector for automated end-to-end testing
We have a completely automated deployment pipeline and we deliver new code to our users several times per day.
WHO WE ARE
Chess.com is the #1 online chess service with more than 16 million members. We have an awesome team of passionate developers from all around the world - from USA to Argentina to London to Poland to Russia to Serbia to Brazil. We are a hard-working, fun group of people who enjoy chess and love building a successful service that serves so many people.
- We’re a fun, distributed team sprinkled around the world. And we’re all friends. You can meet us here: www.chess.com/about.
- We’re a profitable, privately-held business.
- We’re technologists and chess players who are lucky enough to have the opportunity to change the face of online chess forever.
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