Lead Programmer for Unity-based mobile game

Posted On: September 27th, 2013    Job Type: Freelance    Job Location: ,

Our company is searching for an experienced Lead Unity Game Developer to join our organization and work on an upcoming mobile title. As a Lead Unity Game Developer you will own the technical execution of new titles and be tasked to create a polished final product. You will work with a team consisting of an internal project manager/designer and external 3D artists, QA and support engineers.

You the right personality for this role if you:

• are a strong self-starter
• consistently strive to overachieve
• are passionate about creating great games
• have a type-A personality and HATE sloppy work
• are an excellent communicator through both phone and email

This is a remote work-from-home opportunity that will place you at the center of a new division within a small 22 year old media company. Its not a startup, but it will feel like one as we launch our first game title.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop our mobile games primarily using the Unity3D engine
• Lead individual projects from a technical perspective all the way from conceptualization to launch
• Help to guide architecture and framework decisions with informed technical strategy and expertise with tools and utilities
• Never settle for less than writing clean, well-documented and efficient code while intelligently overcoming the challenges that are unique to mobile development
• Work with the Producer to set development schedules, designating tasks for outsourcing, and creating/leading the code review process
• Continually research, test, and implement new techniques, frameworks, and utilities with the goal of constant innovation and improvement
• Help define and enforce development and design standards and best practices
• Work with Game Designers, Artists, and other Developers pro actively to ensure the best possible product

REQUIREMENTS
• 3-5 years of professional mobile game development experience with the Unity3D engine using C#
• Expert knowledge of Unity3D
• Strong background with .NET framework (C#) and JavaScript
• At least 2 shipped titles or applications for iOS or Android using the Unity3D engine
• Experience integrating with a variety of external UA/monetization APIs
• A strong understanding of game design principles and player experience
• Background working with iOS build management and provisioning
• Solid understanding of Apple iPhone/iPad app development life cycle including submissions process
• Ability to properly scope and estimate time against projects and tasks
• Effectively communicate with other Developers, Designers, Project Managers, and Producers
• Self-motivated with a strong desire to learn and stay abreast of game developments/standards
• You must be motivated, driven, and passionate about gaming and technology
• Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related field

COMPANY OVERVIEW
From its inception 22 years ago, our company has always been about media and creativity. We began by creating cutting edge eLearning for companies like AT&T, IBM, and AOL. We developed fantastic, beautiful, engaging training. . . and now we are branching out into mobile gaming where we expect to create fantastic, beautiful, engaging games.

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