For 30 years we’ve been creating incredible video games at our multiple studios, but Rebellion is more than just games. We have our own film and mo-cap studio, we create board games, publish books, and through 2000AD, publish comics and graphic novels such as the amazing Judge Dredd.

We operate across multiple UK locations, with studios based in Oxford, Warwick, Liverpool, and Wakefield. Work-life balance is important to us, and we want everyone at Rebellion to work in the way that works best for them. So, if you are based in the UK, we are always open to discussing how we can support flexible/hybrid working options.

We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior JavaScript Developer to join our tech team, to help build and support internal and external web applications and APIs to support our game engine team.

The successful candidate will join a small team and user their specialist JavaScript knowledge to be involved in the entire software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering and system design to implementation, testing, deployment, and maintenance. You will be working on building internal tools as well as public facing APIs.

We’re looking for a talented senior or lead who has experience building performant and distributed backend APIs, and efficiently utilising 3rd party services. They will be comnfortable communicating with other teams to fix bugs and resolve issues. This is an excellent opportunity to build exciting business-critical systems from the ground up.

Key Outcomes

  • Produce performant and well documented code.
  • Successfully develop deploy new tools to support our game teams.
  • Responsive to bugs and issues as they arise and providing speedy resolution.


  • Design, build and deploy web applications to support our in-house engine team.
  • Maintain and improve existing tools.
  • Develop integrations with third party APIs.
  • Support our application deployments.
  • Communicating with other teams.


  • Experience with NodeJS, Javascript and TypeScript.
  • A knowledge of front end frameworks like Vue and React.
  • Experience with databases such as MySQL and no SQL database.
  • Familiarity with AWS or equivalent cloud environments.
  • Experience with software development tools and version control systems (Git/Perforce desirable).
  • Demonstrated capacity to quickly learn new technologies.
  • Comfortable modifying/maintaining applications written in other languages (such as PHP) is desirable.
  • Experience writing serverless functions (AWS Lambda/Azure Functions) is a bonus.


We offer an extensive benefits package to our team including:

  • 22 days holidays + Christmas closure (typically 4 days) & Bank holidays (increasing with service at 5 years – one day each year until you reach 31 days)
  • Private Medical Insurance, healthcare cash plan, including dental and Vision
  • Life Assurance, Income Protection & Critical Illness Cover
  • Enhanced Family Leave
  • Interest Free, Tax-Free loans
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • EAP a range of Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
  • Plus loads more… including a wide range of discounts, freebies, and social events!

About Us

Whichever team you join at Rebellion we are proud of our open, friendly, and creative atmosphere. We love what we do, and we have fun doing it! As a big indie developer, we have complete creative freedom over our titles which allows us to work on a massive variety of projects across all the major platforms.

Find out more about us here

Our size, stability, and the variety of in-house expertise across multiple industries, makes Rebellion completely unique! We work in our own way, and we celebrate that as the key to our success. We foster an inclusive culture where you are encouraged to be yourself, to express your creativity and your talent. We are people focused and will support you in every way to can be the best at what you do. We recognise the importance of enjoying what you do and having a healthy work-life balance. We offer a friendly, creative, and relaxed working atmosphere, with sensibly managed projects and a wide variety of benefits and development opportunities for all our teams to ensure you are fully supported with your physical and Mental Well-being.

We are actively recruiting for a diverse team and continue to add to our culture of growth and inclusion. Rebellion encourages innovation in all areas, and we look forward to hearing how you can help us to be better. We encourage all demographics of culture, gender, ethnicity, neurodiversity and beyond, because a representative team makes better products.

If you are interested in working at Rebellion, but this role doesn’t sound quite like you, we’re recruiting for a range of positions across the studio and we’re always happy to receive speculative applications via our website. Visit our Careers website to view all our live vacancies: Rebellion: Careers

Tagged as: Apis, Aws, Database, Design, Javascript, Mysql, PHP, Software Development, Sql, Typescript, Version Control, Web Applications, Writing

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