Front-End Developer (React Native)

Playback Rewards

Playback Rewards

Software Engineering · Full-time
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Playback Rewards is seeking a skilled and motivated Front-End Web Developer with React Native expertise to join our startup team of games industry veterans to help build a powerful and scalable video game rewards platform.

In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the front end of our mobile application, utilizing your expertise in React Native while working with TypeScript/JavaScript and serverless architectures on AWS or Google Cloud.


  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code in React Native, adhering to best practices and coding standards.
  • Coordinate with development and design teams to develop applications that are aligned with specifications and run on numerous platforms.
  • Contribute to the development of technical specifications and architecture plans.
  • Implement CI/CD pipelines to automate the build, test, and deployment processes, ensuring rapid and reliable delivery of code to production.
  • Transition existing React web apps to React Native.
  • Participate in code reviews, providing constructive feedback to team members and ensuring code quality and consistency.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance our technology and innovate.


  • Extensive experience developing and deploying public-facing React Native applications to production environments
  • Strong proficiency in modern TypeScript developing structured scalable solutions
  • Thorough understanding of React.js, React Native, and related core principles
  • Experience with cloud architecture on GCP, Azure, or AWS
  • Strong understanding of API development and integrations
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong time management skills, organized, self driven, and highly productive


  • BS in Computer Science (or equivalent foundational technical experience)
  • Experience working in sprint and agile-like development methodologies
  • Experience with ticketing systems like Jira, Trello or ClickUp
  • Experience with AWS Lambda, GCP Cloud Functions, or Azure Functions
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Firestore
  • Experience with Firebase
  • Experience creating cross-platform optimized and scalable user experiences
  • Experience with CSS, animation frameworks, and responsive design
  • Experience working with and/or managing external developer partners


  • Competitive salary: $70,000-$130,000 depending on experience and skillset
  • 4 weeks of flexible paid time off and company holidays
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision insurance (all 50% company paid)
  • 401k (with 4% company match).

Playback Rewards is building a loyalty rewards program and game discoverability platform for gamers. We are a remote first company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. You’ll join a passionate, early-stage team of industry veterans who are looking to make a big impact in the global video games industry.

We have a supportive and flexible work environment where we hold ourselves and each other to a high standard. Everyone is empowered with a high degree of autonomy, responsibility, and trust. We move fast, embrace change and the unknown, and are always learning and improving. We are product and player focused, and are all willing to dive in and get our hands dirty in order to build the best product possible and achieve success.

This position is remote. Being based in or willing to relocate to Madison, Wisconsin is preferred.

Playback Rewards is an equal opportunity employer.