Game Engineer II

jointhepond

Big Fish Games
Published
May 8, 2018
Category
Art  
Job Type

Description

Come Play

Self Aware Games creates free-to-play games that connect people all over the world and across platforms! Our Big Fish Casino franchise tops the charts among mobile social casino games, and we keep the party going with mini-games, in-game events, and other social hits!

The Mission

Our experienced engineering team comes from a wide range of backgrounds. Whether you’re an engineer working in console games developed in C++, or a web developer building highly interactive experiences in JavaScript, we’re looking to hire engineers with solid fundamentals. As a Game Engineer you will be responsible for seeing a feature through the entire process of design, build, release, and analysis. You will utilize a combination of JavaScript running on top of our game engine using Cocos2d-JS and PHP for any functionality interfacing with our game server. Our games run cross platform on iOS, Android, and the Web and we’re always looking for creative technology solutions to push the envelope.

Also included:

  • Collaborate with a team of engineers, artists, designers and QA to deliver exciting new content and outstanding user experiences
  • Release code weekly and get immediate feedback from players experiencing content as well as in depth metrics on how your feature is being used
  • Take ownership of features across both client and server
  • Develop in an agile environment to deploy performant code simultaneously across multiple mobile platforms
  • Profile, identify, and implement performance enhancements across the game

You are:

  • Detail-oriented, motivated, and a self-starter who can work without supervision
  • An excellent critical thinker and problem solver, with demonstrated analytical skills 

Required Experience and Skills

  • S. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2+ years professional experience in software development
  • 1+ years of proficiency in JavaScript
  • Experience with the entire development life-cycle from gathering requirements to launching
  • Experience programming for mobile devices on iOS and/or Android preferred 

Bonus Points

  • 1+ years of working with PHP
  • Working knowledge of Cocos2d and/or Cocos Creator

Want to discover more about life at Big Fish? Check us out on TheMuse.com! Be the next Big Fish in the Pond!

This role is not eligible for any company sponsored immigration visas.

 

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