Senior Game Programmer

New Westminster, BC, Canada

We would prefer candidates with a game development background, but are always open to training experienced software engineers in game development on the job. As a Senior Game Programmer, your job will be to serve as a mentor, role model, and primary contributor on our programming team.

As a mentor, you should be able to recognize teaching opportunities for other programmers when they arise, and be willing to guide team members to successful outcomes, both inside and outside programming.

As a role model, you should hold yourself to a high standard and be comfortable setting a good example for the other members of the team.

As a primary contributor, you should be a proactive member in both the design and development processes, who is able to drive the delivery of major systems, difficult features, and serious bug fixes.

Job Duties

  • Being one of the primary contributors in a multiplayer PC game.
  • Designing, prototyping, implementing and refining core game systems.
  • Analyzing and improving game performance.
  • Adapting to unfamiliar areas of code or concepts when investigating a problem.
  • Work closely with the rest of the programming team to assist in development, to be a positive contributor to improvement and integration of new code.
  • Coordinating with the testing team to work on fixes for bugs.
  • Working with members of other departments on cross-department features [e.g., sound, animation, VFX].
  • Integrating third-party SDKs and Unreal Engine updates.

Skills Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 4 years full time experience working as a software engineer; preferably within the games industry.
  • At least one shipped game title; preferably using Unreal Engine.
  • Excellent understanding of C++.
  • Experience with game engines.
  • Familiarity with command line tools and operations.

This is a full-time permanent position based in our Vancouver office, located in the heart of New Westminster, BC. This role offers a competitive salary, industry leading benefits package, a great vacation policy, core-working hours and most of all, wonderful people to work with!

Applicants who meet the above qualifications, please apply with your cover letter, resume, and a technical portfolio (if appropriate).

You'd fit right in?

Great, we'd love to hear from you! Please apply with CV and your portfolio where applicable and tell us why exactly you'd be the perfect fit for our team!

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