Android Engineer PlayFirst
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED PlayFirst?s mission is to be the world?s first choice for fun. Through the success of worldwide megahits like Diner Dash, PlayFirst has become the leading creator of mobile fun for family and friends. With over 600 million downloads worldwide, the Dash portfolio, including Diner Dash, Wedding Dash, Cooking Dash and Hotel Dash are the global leaders in time management mobile games. PlayFirst games are crafted using the PlayFirst Recipe for Fun? which uniquely combines brand, characters, relatability, engagement, authenticity and quality, with feedback from its worldwide player base, to create hit after hit, including the most recent freemium game, Mall Stars.
The Android Game Engineer works as part of the Engineering organization to develop high quality games for Android mobile platforms. This individual will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure smooth and rapid game development while also ensuring the games are optimized to deliver delight to our customers. The successful candidate will also ensure that their code conforms and contributes to a strong technical foundation upon which to design and develop award winning and commercially successful mobile titles.
Is a key member of the engineering team that enables our high quality games to run on a wide variety of Android hardware and platforms on all major carriers.
Ensures that our Android mobile games are optimized for all supported hardware and platforms.
Understands the various carriers and store submissions requirements and how to create applications that conform to these requirements.
Is responsible for the full engineering life-cycle of projects including; requirements design, technical design, task estimation, implementation, testing, debugging, and deployment.
Effectively and frequently communicates with team members to ensure rapid iteration and highly efficient development.
2+ years of developing Android apps in Java and C++ for a wide variety of Android hardware and platforms.
Demonstrable knowledge of how to write optimized, maintainable, high quality code that supports a wide variety of Android hardware and platforms.
Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.
3+ years professional C++ programming experience, ideally in mobile games or middleware development.
Experience building Android applications in Eclipse on OSX, writing shell scripts and make files for automated builds is advantageous.
Experience with iOS development, including an understanding of Objective-C, is a plus.
Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science.
Eligibility to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.
Core benefits include: health, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) and stock options. PlayFirst is located downtown in SOMA right by the financial district (2 blocks from the Embarcadero BART/Muni station and Ferry Building) and offers great fringe benefits, including generous paid time off & company holidays, weekly chair massages, daily catered breakfasts, free snacks and refreshments, and company-wide game jam and idea creation sessions to innovate the future of mobile gaming.
Salary and level to be determined by experience and education
||120 Montgomery Street |
San Francisco, CA 94104
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