Full Stack Engineer (Platform Team)



Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2023


Gala is creating entertainment that empowers on the blockchain. Across our family of brands including Games, Music, Film and VOX, we’re empowering creators and fans to build the future of entertainment.

Powered by talent from around the globe, our fully remote organization believes in making bold moves to create products that have never been seen before in the marketplace. Gala was founded by Eric Schiermeyer (gaming legend and co-founder of Zynga), and Michael McCarthy (the Creative Director behind viral gaming hits such as Farmville 2). Since then, Gala has grown to be a leader in Web3 entertainment.

Under the Gala brand, we have a growing roster of reputable partners across Gaming and Entertainment including DreamWorks, AMC and NBCU. Plus, legendary game developers Peter Molyneux and Will Wright, as well as music greats like Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Kings of Leon and BT.

Our values are based on openness and ownership and the ability to deliver games, experiences, and opportunities to people worldwide. We are breaking down barriers to bring our communities joy, entertainment, and real-world value.

At Gala, we work remotely with flexibility; we have a great time with our colleagues and love getting things done. While working here, you'll imagine and create new and exciting things for the world to enjoy. Your talents and efforts will improve our audiences' lives in the real world.

And this is just the beginning…

The Role

Gala is excited to announce we are adding Full Stack Engineers with expertise in the MEVN stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Vue.js, Node.js) to join our dynamic and passionate team. As a Full Stack Engineer on the Platform team, you will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and maintaining our web-based gaming platform. The ideal candidate has a high-level of proficiency in software development practices, producing high quality, robust, and maintainable products. Your contributions will directly impact the scalability, performance, and overall user experience of our games.

This is a unique opportunity to be immersed in a phenomenal team working on the gaming evolution, working on new and exciting things all while working with some of the best and most talented devs in the industry. Read on and apply to be a part of the gaming evolution. If you are a talented and driven Full Stack Engineer with expertise in the MEVN stack, we would love to hear from you.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, game developers, and blockchain engineers, to define and implement platform features and functionalities.
  • Design, develop, and deploy backend services and APIs ensuring high performance, scalability, and security.
  • Implement efficient and reliable data storage and retrieval mechanisms using MongoDB, and optimize database performance.
  • Build robust and scalable server-side applications using Node.js and Express.js.
  • Develop responsive and user-friendly web interfaces using Vue.js, integrating seamlessly with the backend services.
  • Collaborate with frontend designers to ensure smooth integration of frontend components.
  • Implement unit tests, perform code reviews, and participate in the development of continuous integration and deployment processes.
  • Monitor, debug, and optimize platform performance, proactively identifying and addressing bottlenecks and issues.
  • Stay updated with emerging trends and technologies in the web development and gaming industry, and apply them to enhance our platform

Essential Skills & Qualifications

  • 6+ years of solid experience in developing web applications, preferable using the MEVN stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Vue.js, Node.js) or similar.
  • Proficiency in Typescript, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and related web technologies.
  • Strong understanding of backend development principles, RESTful APIs, and microservices architecture.
  • Experience with database design and optimization, specifically with MongoDB.
  • Familiarity with frontend development, including responsive design and component-based frameworks such as Vue.js.
  • Knowledge of server-side technologies, such as Node.js and Express.js.
  • Experience with version control systems, preferably Git.
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks and methodologies, as well as continuous integration and deployment practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Nice-to-have Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in the gaming industry, particularly with web-based or blockchain games.
  • Familiarity with Ethereum or other blockchain technologies.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Understanding of security principles and best practices in web development.
  • Contributions to open-source projects or personal coding projects.


Gala is an equal opportunity employer and adopts a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all current and prospective employees regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse workforce because, in our view, diversity enables better business outcomes. We also believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all staff. From application to interview, we place inclusion at the heart of all we do.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fully Remote and Location Independence
  • US Based Employees 100% covered for employees (Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program and several


If you have the experience, passion and drive to join our team then please submit a resume by clicking the apply button below!

Gala does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies. Gala will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.