Senior/Lead Engineer

Posted On: May 25th, 2016    Job Type: Part Time    Job Location:

Tricky Fast Studios is looking for a full time contract Tech Lead. This is a meaty position with a lot of interesting problems to solve. The work is remote, but the position is restricted to those located in the US or Canada. Working within a successful existing IP, you will be responsible for the following:

Creation of the architecture of the game
Setting overall tech direction for the game
Oversight of schedule for engineering components, including identifying dependencies and escalation of potential issues around dependencies not being met
Day to day management of the engineering team, including implementation of best practices and identification of the projects people should be working on
Evaluation of the current engineering team, identification of gaps in the team and plans to address
Evaluation of potential engineering candidates
Recommendations on plugins and APIs to deliver product most efficiently
Evaluation of outsourcing partners and input on overall outsourcing strategy

6+ years C# experience
4+ years experience with Unity 3D
1+ shipped titles as Lead Engineer (or equivalent)
Comfortable with large code-bases
Experience with setting up source control for large scale projects
Experience working with game server platforms
Experience writing unit tests
2D game experience (Unity Sprites / nGUI / tk2d / etc)
API design experience
Good communication skills
Nice to have experience:

Developing outside of Unity, in languages such as: Java, Objective-C, Flash, Python

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