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Backend Developer

Permanent contract
Salary: €35K to 50K a month
A few days at home
Experience: > 3 years
Education: BAC+3

Life Beyond Studios
Life Beyond Studios

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At Darewise, we’ve got an incredibly exciting roadmap ahead of us, and to deliver on our objectives, we will grow our team significantly, and continue our approach to hire “best in class” technical, creative and operational talent, who are also excellent people and a pleasure to work with.

Are you an experienced Backend Developer with an interest in video games and a passion for helping to create the most functional and user-friendly web products?

To provide the best experience for the visitors of our websites, we need you!

We’re looking for a Web Backend Developer with some knowledge or experience with DevOps, to work with our Programming and Product Management teams in building and maintaining our websites.

As a Backend Developer at Darewise, you will bring our web products to life, improving efficiency and scalability, whilst ensuring exceptional usability and performance. You will empower our teams with the necessary tools and infrastructure to allow them to reach our audience across multiple channels, including our website, game client, and more!

Please note that this position can be hybrid-remote in either Paris, or our new hub sites in Barcelona and London.


  • Design and implement a new backend stack for our website (marketplace, CMS,…)
  • Prepare backend stack for scalability (clustering: CMS, DB, nodejs)
  • Ensure compatibility across platforms and browsers, and also on the game client side (Unreal Engine 5)
  • Development of Rest API for web client, internal tools, game backend
  • Web server administration & DevOps
  • Guarantee the performance and maintainability of our websites, and participate in their maintenance
  • Communicate regularly with the technical project lead on progress, planning, and issues
  • Take into consideration the user experience and proactively suggest improvements to user flows (both for end users and corporate users)
  • Produce high quality and properly structured code.
  • Work autonomously with support of our team in order to bring our vision to life


  • Competitive salary (based on experience)
  • 35 days off per year
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Relocation package including EU/UK working visa assistance if necessary
  • Profit share scheme
  • Attend events with the whole Darewise team multiple times a year
  • Visit your coworkers in other countries (€500 per year)

Preferred experience

3+ years experience of Backend development working on challenging projects
Excellent skills in PHP (Laravel) and/or Python (Django or others)
Experience with databases and queries with SQL / NoSQL
Experience with Web server maintenance and configuration
Strong abilities with API configuration and management
Experience with NodeJS
Experience with DevOps
Working knowledge of cookies and SEO best practises
Strong problem solving skills with an appetite for learning and staying ahead of the curve with cutting edge technologies and techniques
At ease handling complex tasks and ability to work independently to deadlines
Strong collaborator with excellent communication skills in English, comfortable working with non-technical people and remote teams
Interest in game development and high self-motivation

Also nice to have:

Proficiency with frontend technologies (HTML, CSS, React, Typescript)
Knowledge about Web3
Personal interest in MMO games, virtual worlds or metaverse.

Recruitment process

Our recruitment process consists of a preliminary application screening, HR Interview, Lead Interview, and Team Interview. For some positions the process may include a test.

Note: Though our HW is located in Paris, English is our official office language. As such, we request for all applications to be submitted in English; non-English applications will not be considered.

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