Job ref no.: CT3128633-01#0039
Animoca Brands Limited

Web Fronted Engineer

Animoca Brands Limited

At Animoca Brands, we understand the value of content. Working with global brands over the years, such as Formula One, Thomas & Friends, Beast Quest, Garfield, Astro Boy and many more - has allowed us to reach new fans and players through the appeal of beloved characters and worlds. Through Blockchain we are going one step further. It allows us to empower the current and next generation of players, by providing an even closer connection to the content: it becomes player-owned and player-driven.

We are building games, worlds and experiences that take advantage of this possibility. Experiences where players own the content, form the economy, and shape the stories. Where they have a more tangible effect on the games that they love. We’re looking to connect with people who share this excitement. People who are looking forward to bringing this new, evolving platform to tomorrow’s players.

The Animoca Engineer

  • Be passionate, motivated and love what you do as a technologist,
  • Always try to learn more, even outside of your perimeter
  • Produce high-quality, efficient, clean, and modular code, while being able to meet production schedules and deadlines,
  • Show a positive attitude in all circumstances towards projects and people,
  • Be proactive in implementing the tasks. Identify problems and bottlenecks that need to be tackled,
  • Have a team-oriented mindset. Be able to work with remote teams across the globe, produce and share documentation,
  • Be professional and honest, and be able to report on projects status,
  • Be open-minded to give and receive comments from others,
  • Keep an eye on the latest technological innovations, in particular in the fields of Gaming, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchains.

Employment Perks

  • Excellent company culture: give your best while having fun and grow as a person,
  • Exciting startup-like environment with a lot of ideas and projects: you never get bored,
  • A flat structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly,
  • Diverse range of games and app genres: learn and try on different projects,
  • Multicultural work environment: 15 nationalities and counting!
  • Casual dress code. Free coffee, tea and fruit daily,
  • Medical, Life & Personal Accident insurance,
  • Free company shuttle bus to and from selected MTR stations daily,
  • Regular and fun company activities (we have a Switch, an XBox and a VR set)!
  • 5-days work week, 15 annual leave days,
  • Other leaves (Marriage Leave, Compassionate Leave, Exam Leave).

Working visa sponsorship and relocation allowance will be provided for non-Hong Kong candidates.

Minimal Skill Set

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related disciplines,
  • Understanding of computer science fundamentals,
  • Programming proficiency with at least one language,
  • Unit-Testing and Continuous Integration processes experience,
  • Experience using Git and collaborative tools,
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

The ideal candidate has extensive experience building public-facing Websites with strict UI guidelines, is hands-on with animations and keeps up to date with the very fast-evolving frontend frameworks trends.

Role / Responsibilities

  • Develop public-facing websites for video games, which can be simple information pages or full-featured e-commerce applications,
  • Provide insight and educated opinions to improve UX and UI.


  • 2-years hands-on experience with Javascript,
  • Experience developing HTML5 websites with React,
  • Extensive experience with CSS,
  • In-depth understanding of Web technologies, including browsers and SEOs,
  • Understanding of Cloud Infrastructure Services such as AWS.

Nice to have

  • Basic understanding of Blockchain technologies,
  • Experience with other Javascript frontend frameworks such as Angular or Vue,
  • Experience with reactive programming (RxJS) and state management (Redux),
  • Expertise with Javascript / Typescript, hands-on experience with NodeJS,
  • Proven track record of developing a commercial product.


  • 5-day work week
  • 15 days annual leave
  • Medical, Life & Personal Accident insurance
  • Free company shuttle bus to and from select MTR stations daily
  • Casual work attire
  • Free coffee, tea and fruit daily
  • Multi-cultural work environment (15 nationalities and counting!)
  • Flat company structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly
  • Diverse range of game and app genres: learn and try different projects from time to time
  • Regular (and fun) company activities
  • Other leaves (Marriage Leave, Compassionate Leave, Exam Leave)

To apply for this position please send your CV with position applied, current and expected salaries to us.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and will only be used for recruitment-related purposes. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after six months. 

More job information
Job ref no. CT3128633-01#0039
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 years - 7 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree
  • 5-day week
  • Compassionate leave
  • Examination leave
  • Insurance plan
  • Marriage leave
  • Medical plan
  • Shuttle bus
  • … + 2 more