Before you apply...

Melon Development is a new, expanding company that works with top talent in the gaming industry. Working with us, you can expect to partner with many clients with many projects in mind. Hours are flexible and contractors work remotely.

Before you submit an application, take some time to curate a portfolio of your previous work. These can be YouTube videos, websites, and profiles on sites like GitHub or BitBucket. It's also important that your portfolio showcases your experience in all areas of the Qualifications section of the job you're replying for. Due to the amount of applications we receive for each job listing, we only have time to reply to those that meet our minimum requirements.

In your application email, there's no need to re-iterate details about yourself that are already covered in your Resume. Your email should act as a brief introduction about yourself and the details of the position you're applying for. Let your experiences and portfolio speak for themselves!

 

Jobs


 

Sales Associate

Hours Part Time
Type: Remote
Project: Sales Outreach

The basics

Melon Development is hiring a sales team with experience in working on technology and development. Your primary focus will be outreach to businesses to help sell Melon Development services. Good communication skills, ability to speak confidently, and being able to keep a schedule are musts for this position. This is a commission based job position.

Responsibilities

  • Research and find potential clients who may benefit from our services

  • Communicate effectively with clients to help them find the service they need

  • Meet weekly quotas for client outreach.

  • Communicate with clients effectively and quickly as issues or discrepancies arise

  • Keep a punctual schedule when working with clients

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to speak and write in fluent English

  • Experience working with Google Calendar, Sheets, and Docs, or similar

  • Ability to effectively remember important company information

  • Have a phone, google voice, or other service to call phone numbers with

  • Effectively schedule meetings with potential clients

  • Past experience in sales, or similar job

  • Ability to confidently and professionally communicate with clients

PLUSES

  • An outgoing and cheerful personality

  • Experience working with technology and games

Compensation

  • Commission-based pay with sale-based raise opportunities.

 

Backend Web Developer

Hours Part Time
Type: Remote
Project: Client Work

The basics

Melon Development is looking for a backend Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between servers and clients. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the frontend. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application.

Responsibilities

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic

  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use

  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Implementation of security and data protection

  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions

  • Ability to effectively estimate the workload of a potential project

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3

  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS

  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance

  • Experience with user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

  • Experience with integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system

  • Experience with management of hosting environments, including database administration and scaling your applications to support load changes

  • Experience conceptualizing and executing database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Proficient knowledge of a backend programming language (One or more of the following: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, or JavaScript with NodeJS)

  • Proficient understanding of Git

  • Excellent written and vocal English skills

PLUSES

  • A love of gaming

  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment

  • Prior experience designing and creating RESTful APIs

 

Perks

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Music on Us

PAID FOR SPOTIFY (OR EQUIVILENT)
(After 3 months)

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Pizza Parties

Enjoy RANDOM pizza parties, because why not?

Consistent Work

Since work is client oriented, you'll almost always have something new and different to work on

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@MelonDev Email

Company google account with unlimited storage

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Gaming Events

Meet Melon development partners and clients in-person
(AFTER 1 YEAR)

No Set Schedules

FLEXIBLE HOURS & DAYS OFF

 
 

The Hiring Process

To ensure that all potential team members are a good fit with us, and that they can perform the job to the standards that we strive to achieve, we have a hiring process in place:

  1. Submit an application with all the required details and it enters our application queue.

  2. Our executive team reviews each application to ensure that the minimum requirements for the position are met. If you do not meet the minimum requirements, you unfortunately will not receive a reply.

  3. Potential applicants will be invited to participate in a vocal interview with one of our executive team members.You'll be asked questions regarding your past experience, other life commitments, and your professional goals. You'll also be asked to complete a task similar to one you'd encounter in the real position you're applying for. Applicants who do not end up being a good fit from this point forward will always receive a response regarding their application.

  4. If the previous interview goes well and the task is completed successfully, you'll be invited to participate in a final, vocal technical interview. We'll ask questions regarding your thought process, decisions, and any remaining questions we may have about you. A member of our team with a similar role you're applying for may be present as well to ask additional questions. We ask that applicants set aside up to an hour for this part of the interview.

  5. We'll review all parts of your application and both vocal interviews and come up with a final decision. If we think you'd be a good fit we'll contact you one last time with our offer and an invitation to join us.

We try to complete all steps of the hiring process as quickly as possible, but we ask all applicants to allow us up to a month to go through the entire thing.

Ready to Apply?

In order to be able to respond to everyone, we ask that all applicants meet at least the required qualifications for the position you're applying for. In order to work with us, you need to be willing to sign a contractor agreementnon-disclosure agreement, and have the ability to fill out a W-9 Form (or equivalent for your country of residence).

Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to working with you.