Intermediate Developer - PHP

Technology · Victoria, British Columbia
Department Technology
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

Kano ( is looking for an intermediate developer to help drive development on our Idle games. These include Idle Distiller, and two new, unreleased titles.

Our goal at Kano is to build long-lasting player-centric gaming experiences.

We’re a small team where the code you write gets deployed fast. You’ll be responsible for development, testing, and code quality.

If you’re a developer and the idea of working collaboratively across creative, marketing, production, and live-ops teams sounds exciting, then we want to hear from you!

While this position is open to remote work, international applicants will not be considered at this time. Priority will be given to applicants located in the province of British Columbia and Quebec.

Your background should include:

  • 2+ years web or server development with PHP
  • Full-stack development experience
  • Strong understanding of OO and modern software design principles
  • A strong desire to build something that people really want

It'd be a big plus if you have:

  • Mobile game development experience (Unity preferred)
  • Experience designing and developing RESTful APIs
  • Experience using a document database such as MongoDB
  • You have created applications serving thousands of people at a time
  • Experience with AWS
  • Working knowledge or experience with Unix/Linux
  • Continuous integration and automated testing experience

About Kano


Bootstrapped in 2008, we have been a profitable and growing game studio for over a decade. With hits like Mob Wars LCN (Top 100 grossing app on Facebook) and our latest release Idle Distiller (Top 100 Grossing Simulation game on Google play) we hope to contribute to the world by connecting people through play.


Locally owned and headquartered in downtown Victoria, BC, we believe in giving small teams of talented people challenging problems and getting out of their way. That’s why we look for the best and brightest to join our team; people who have talent, vision, and commitment.


Check out this article If you'd like to get some insight into our hiring process, our employee manual to understand how and why we do things the way we do, and this fun little video for an intro to the team!  



*Kano is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, religion, marital status or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law*

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  • Location
    Victoria, British Columbia
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