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Game Director

Full-time at Synergy Blue in Palm Desert

Game Director

Our fast growing team produces high quality game and applications that are revolutionizing an industry. Our creative culture includes a happy mix of inventors, programmers, artists, game developers, business and gaming professionals. All of whom share a dedicated work ethic mixed with a great sense of humor. In other words, we work hard, produce great products and have fun doing it!
Are you ready to take the next step in your career? If you have the talent, skills and desire to run with this fun and fast paced team, submit your resume today!

About Synergy Blue

Synergy Blue is a leading, comprehensive system and game provider specializing in traditional, online and entertainment casino gaming solutions. Uniting game design with proven casino floor expertise, we are experts in today’s casino gaming environment.

Full Time Position

Synergy Blue is seeking an experienced Game Director to provide technical direction and leadership for casino gaming titles through all phases of development. The Game Director will manage the development team to deliver all required tools and technology.
This role offers a wide variety of technical challenges to solve and explore related to innovative slot game-play concepts, networked gaming, and finding creative ways to meet the demands of players around the globe.



Job Responsibilities:

• Manage and lead the project’s engineering team
• Translate the game vision into an actionable technical design. Articulate and refine that technical design throughout development
• Identify and define pipelines, workflows, and tools needed throughout development; and manage the effort to build, test, and improve them
• Evaluate the external and internal technology solutions and make informed recommendations for adoption, revision, and maintenance of required tech
• Maintain code quality, ensuring that code is testable, reusable and cross-platform
• Manage external and internal technology risks and dependencies and create contingency plans for all critical path technologies
• Work with the development team to revise and validate engineering estimates and production plans
• Conduct code reviews regularly to ensure consistency and quality
• Enforce and define performance metrics throughout development
• Keep current with technology advances and propose new innovations that may benefit the project
• Provide mentorship, troubleshooting, debugging and problem-solving assistance to members of the engineering team
• Proactively identify risks and cross-discipline challenges to the project, and offer solutions
• Nurture a culture of open, honest, and respectful communication
• Write code as necessary

Minimum Requirements:

• Master's degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
• In-depth working knowledge of several core engine systems, such as graphics, animation, and audio
• 8+ years of programming experience on commercial software projects
• 2+ shipped titles with management or lead responsibilities, specifically in the game industry
• Proven commitment to code quality, documentation and sound testing procedures
• Experience developing multi-platform projects
• Experience developing FPS, RPG, or Action games
• Experience with third-party technology solutions, including the Unreal Engine, Unity Engine or other third-party engines and toolsets
• Excellent project management and time management skills
• Expertise with the C# and the C / C++ programming language along with a strong familiarity with OO design principles
• Strong verbal and written communication skills


Due to the highly regulated industry,
to be considered for this role you must:

• be over 21 years old
• have a valid driver license and transportation
• pass detailed security and background checks
• pass drug testing
• Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer
We have great benefits:

• Medical, Dental, Vision
• Comfortable offices
• Fun and relaxed environment
• Snacks & Drinks
• Amazing location
o Resort lifestyle
o Low cost of living
o Low commute times

Location!

Synergy Blue is located in the heart of the Coachella Valley in the Palm Springs area, with a Hollywood A-list history and mid-century architecture, it is where retro-chic reigns. You can enjoy the beautiful weather, while having the perfect drink and lounging next to a kidney-shaped pool; spot today’s Hollywood set dancing alongside their fans at world famous music festivals; or enjoy a round of golf (or two) and one of the many professional courses.


HR contact:
Submit your resume today to HRManager@SynergyBlue.us

Visit us at www.SynergyBlue.US

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