Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands

Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Hong Kong
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024
Animoca Brands, a Deloitte Tech Fast winner and ranked in the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021, is a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification that is working to advance digital property rights. It develops and publishes a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token; original games including The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes; and products utilizing popular intellectual properties including Disney, WWE, Snoop Dogg, The Walking Dead, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, and Formula E. The company has multiple subsidiaries, including The Sandbox, Blowfish Studios, Quidd, GAMEE, nWay, Pixowl, Forj, Lympo, Grease Monkey Games, and Eden Games. Animoca Brands has a growing portfolio of more than 200 investments in NFT-related companies and decentralized projects that are contributing to building the open metaverse, including Axie Infinity, OpenSea, Dapper Labs (NBA Top Shot), Yield Guild Games, Harmony, Alien Worlds, Star Atlas, and others. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or follow on Twitter or Facebook.


  • Software Delivery: Develop the end-to-end software solutions by contributing to critical components, performing code reviews, and providing technical guidance on architecture, design, coding standards, and testing methodologies
  • Blockchain Integration: Integrate with blockchain networks using APIs (e.g., Ethereum JSON-RPC) and interact with on-chain data, including transactions, contracts, and tokens
  • Security and Auditing: Implement security best practices to protect against vulnerabilities and attacks specific to blockchain and smart contract development. Conduct code reviews and audits to ensure the security and reliability of the codebase
  • Testing and Deployment: Write comprehensive unit tests and develop automated testing frameworks for DApps. Use DevOps practices to deploy and manage applications on decentralized infrastructure, such as IPFS or Swarm


  • 5+ years of proven software engineering experience, with experience in Web3 development and blockchain technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of software development methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Backend Development: Proficiency in server-side components using programming languages such as Javascript. Implement RESTful APIs, design databases, integrate with third party services
  • Web3 Development Skills: Strong proficiency in blockchain concepts, smart contract development, and decentralized application architecture. Experience working with Ethereum or other major blockchain platforms
  • Experience with agile development methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban)
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skillsAbility to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
- Dynamic and Multi-cultural work environment (15 nationalities and counting!)
- Token and NFT incentive schemes provided by Animoca Brands
- Flat company structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly
- Casual work attire
- Opportunity to get involved in working with various subsidiary brands
- Benefits (Medical / Life / Transportation Allowances)
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