GAME 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, DinerTown Zoo.
The Game Engineer works as part of the Engineering organization and directly with a Product Manager to develop high quality games for various mobile platforms. This individual will work closely with cross-functional internal and external teams 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.
Responsible for the full engineering life-cycle of projects including; requirements design, technical design, task estimation, implementation, testing, debugging, and deployment.
Effectively and frequently communicate with project and team members to ensure rapid iteration and highly efficient development.
Responsible for deploying and updating games against a defined schedule through thoughtful risk assessment and prioritization.
Perform code audits and maintain code quality on all additions to the game.
Contribute reusable code to the Mobile Platform for integration and usage by other titles.
Games Programming Experience, including: C++, LUA, OpenGLES, OpenAL, PlayGround SDK or other games middleware (DirectX, Havok, PhysX, Unreal, Torque, etc.).
Demonstrated strong knowledge of object-oriented design and implementation.
Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Prior mobile or game development experience a plus.
2 or more years experience professional software development.
2 or more years experience C++ development.
Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Computer Science.
Eligibility to work in the U.S. or Ireland without sponsorship.
Core benefits include: health, dental, vision, life/disability, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) and stock options. PlayFirst is located downtown in SOMA right by the financial district (2 blocks from BART) and offers great fringe benefits, including generous paid time off & company holidays, chair massage, snacks & refreshments, free catered breakfast every day, and company-wide "playdates" to test each of our games during the development process.
||120 Montgomery Street |
San Francisco, CA 94104
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