Programming | Halifax

Game Programmer

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with our game team to develop new features for all aspects of the game including UI, server, gameplay, etc
  • Work with the backend team to prepare, deploy and monitor code and tuning releases.
  • Create robust, highly functional and maintainable code.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of development tools, algorithms, implementation, coding methodologies and revision control systems.
  • Understand the game’s guiding vision, technical foundation, intended functions and behaviors.

 Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or other programming-related program.
  • 4+ years in the Games industry with 2 or more shipped titles.
  • Exemplary C++ and mathematics skills.
  • Solid understanding of core principles of game programming.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to transmit complex information to technical and non-technical team members alike.
  • Adaptable, looking for challenges and willing to think creatively and problem-solve while respecting sound software engineering practices.
  • Self-directed and able to perform effectively both autonomously and in strike teams; proven ability to multi-task while under pressure.

 Bonus Points

  • Experience making apps on iOS and Android platforms.
  • Experience with multiple programming languages, preferably Python
  • Experience with server code and NoSQL databases
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