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Software Engineer (Mobile Games)

Austin/Round Rock, Texas · Computer/Software
KingsIsle Entertainment is currently looking to hire a 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.
 
Responsibilities
  • Create, test, debug and maintain game code to create compelling player experiences
  • Work individually and collaboratively with other programmers, designers, and artists in a creative and fast paced environment to implement features and functionality that create a unique and superior game experience for our customers
  • Employ proper use of common data structures and design patterns 
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 3-6 years of relevant experience
  • Verifiable proficiency with C#
  • Verifiable proficiency with Object Oriented Design and Design Patterns
  • Experience with version control systems (Subversion, Alienbrain, or similar)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to contribute to and work within schedules that are assigned
Preferences
  • UI/UX design and implementation experience
  • Professional gameplay implementation experience
  • Professional multiplayer implementation experience
  • Mobile device development experience
  • Experience profiling and optimizing client code
  • Experience maintaining live software
  • Experience with 3D math and rendering systems
  • Unity experience
  • Prior shipped game titles
Considerations
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that meet the degree requirements will be considered
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
  • This job is located in Round Rock, Texas, but you will start as a work-from-home employee
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