Lead Game Engineer

PlayQ

Santa Monica, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 02/02/2021
  • Website: playq.com
  • Company Address: 1540 2nd Street, Suite 301, Santa Monica, CA, 90401

About PlayQ

Our aim is to deliver tomorrow's nostalgic game experiences. We rely on the best people to craft unforgettable games that millions love! Here's a little taste of what we believe in.

Job Description

PlayQ is looking for an extremely talented and experienced engineer to lead our game engineering team on our current and future titles and technology. You should be one of the best and brightest, with a passion for software architecture, problem solving, and working in a collaborative environment with significant ownership and responsibility. Responsibilities: Lead the development of our next multi-platform game engine interfacing with company stakeholders throughout the project duration. Play a substantial role in day-to-day coding, mentoring and leading a team of varying experience Define game and system architecture, research new technologies, and prototype new ideas while balancing it with business initiatives Evaluate our current systems to identify flaws and provide efficient solutions Help shape continual evolution of development process and practice by identifying and articulating goals and risks to management Collaborate effectively with a small, high-energy team of designers, and programmers Write super-clean, testable, and well documented code Requirements: B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent experience 8-10+ years programming experience, with 4+ on mobile; 4+ years as Lead, or similar position 2+ years of working with Unity in C# A history of developing software architecture and a history of shipping commercially successful products Proven track record of success as it relates to the full lifecycle of product development, launch and revenue success. Experience with test-driven development, continuous integration systems, and source control Experience using mobile platform native features such as push notifications Experience implementing and/or creating native iOS and Android plugins for Unity Excellent understanding of AWS and other significant backend platforms Excellent optimization, debugging and troubleshooting skills Self-motivated, analytical, creative, highly motivated with a visionary spirit. Excellent comprehension and practice of Agile methodology Great written and verbal communication skills Perks: Competitive compensation and equity options Comprehensive medical, dental, vision insurance Flexible time off 401K plan with company match Stocked kitchen with free snacks and beverages of your choice Catered weekly team lunches Brand new penthouse office space equipped with outdoor patios offering beachfront views Monthly team outings and volunteer opportunities Help build and support awesome GAMES. For a living! Who doesn't love games? Interested? Please get in touch!

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