Applications Developer

  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Full-time

Company Description

WildWorks creates interactive entertainment for kids that’s fun, substantive, and beautiful. Founded in 2003 by game industry veterans (originally as “Smart Bomb Interactive”), WildWorks builds and publishes blockbuster mobile, social and online games; including the #1 online playground for kids in the U.S., Animal Jam. Through a collaborative association with the National Geographic Society, Animal Jam incorporates rich factual content about science and animals, and provides free learning resources for teachers and parents through its “AJ Academy” portal. WildWorks is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with a satellite office in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The WildWorks team of 120 includes the best multimedia artists, engineers, designers, safety experts, and community support staff now working in interactive media.

If you love making things millions of kids will enjoy and you want to work on a revolutionary gaming project, this is an opportunity to join a highly collaborative team and create the future of Animal Jam, already the #1 MMO playground for kids. Animal Jam is developed at our studio in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.

Job Description

WildWorks supports millions of active players across our portfolio of games. We're looking for a developer to help keep them safe and happy while online. Applicants should love games and problem solving in addition to having a solid understanding of programming fundamentals. Our applications are predominantly developed using Node.js and Javascript, so experience with those ecosystems as well as an understanding of asynchronous programming is desirable. The developer for this position will develop both client and server for the application, so full-stack experience is preferred. Join us and help our games grow by assisting in building game servers and tools to keep children safe online!



  • Javascript (ES2015+)
  • Node.js
  • MySQL
  • Front End Web Development (HTML/CSS)
  • Git


  • Unity 3D
  • Automated Testing
  • ExpressJS
  • Linux

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

This is a full-time, on-site position in our Salt Lake City studio.

No agents or third-party submissions, please.

Only candidates submitted through our career link will be considered.