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Lead Software Engineer (Mobile Games)

Austin/Round Rock, Texas · Computer/Software
KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking to hire a Lead Software Engineer (Mobile Games) to work on exciting new video games for mobile and tablet devices. Established in 2005, KingsIsle is a proven MMO hit-maker bringing our unique vision to mobile games. Our award-winning game Wizard101 is currently in its 12th year, and we recently released our latest mobile game "Animal Cove" for iOS and Android.

We are driven by a spirit of innovation and experimentation across genres and themes. We attribute our success to great people and we recognize the value of every team member. We work hard and have fun, whether it’s with lunchtime gaming sessions or office outings to the movies. The working environment, friendly teammates and support for growing careers all contribute to the long tenures many people enjoy at KingsIsle.


  • Development and maintenance of cross-platform mobile technology
  • Collaborate with other programmers, designers and artists
  • Collaborate on planning, scope, and priorities of development tasks
  • Create, test, debug, and maintain game code and scripts
  • Mentor and lead other members of the Engineering team


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Proficiency with C#, Object Oriented Design and Design Patterns
  • Mobile game development experience (iOS, Android, Cross-platform)
  • Architectural experience (client/server preferred)
  • 7+ years of programming experience
  • 5+ years of game experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments to plan and deliver features on schedule
  • Ability to work with a diverse and experienced team of developers in a creative and fast-paced environment
  • Experience with task tracking software and processes
  • Agile and/or Scrum development experience


  • Experience with mobile middleware, especially Unity3D
  • Real-time and Multi-threaded environments
  • 3D and mathematical background
  • Prior shipped mobile game titles


  • Please make sure that the duration of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
  • TThis job is located in Round Rock, Texas, but you will start as a work-from-home employee
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