We currently have a product in Alpha, developed on the PureMVC framework in Actionscript 3.
The product consists of a series of Flash games that teach kids the fundamentals of money management, using game mechanics. It also features a backend dashboard that involves parents in the process.
We are looking for a skilled Flash/AS3 developer (preferably with Java experience), on a contract basis, to bring the product to launch.
Put user experience first!
Work closely with the Product team, animation/illustration team and CTO to turn the spec into solid, scalable, bug-free, expandable, snappy code
Use good process to ensure timely delivery, freedom from bugs, rapid iteration on new features and good user experience
Communicate clearly over the phone and in email, over many timezones
Document code legibly and succintly
4 years' Experience with Flash, Flex, MVC and Actionscript 3, Object Oriented Programming
Previous experience with writing games preferred
Experience with good OOP technique: encapsulation, patterns etc
Excellent debugging, memory management and troubleshooting skills
Experience with Java on backend side very helpful
___Optional, but VERY nice to have___
Java (J2EE, Spring)
CS degree preferred