Position Type (FT or PT): Full Time - Regular Area of Interest: Software Development Location: Victoria-GameHouse Description: GameHouseÂ®, a division of RealNetworks, is a global development and multi-channel distribution network connecting the world through personalized gaming experiences that enhance their daily lives. Whatâs your âbefore and afterâ story? How would you like it to be, "Lead the transition of a world-class game development team to a cutting edge, 21st century cross-platform development powerhouseâ? Are you ready to help lead the integration of new game development technology for one of the industryâs pioneering casual games companies?We are looking for a Unity development wizard to join our GameHouse Canada studio to build blockbuster cross-platform mobile / social games.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a talented Lead Software Development Engineer with strong technical, leadership and training skills to lead our transition to a Unity-based development studio.Primary responsibilities include leading a team of 5 to 10 engineers in building Unity-based mobile / social games. A successful candidate will blend individual contributions with great leadership. Qualifications include a.) Itâs essential to have expert knowledge of the Unity game development platform in both 2D and 3D applications, with specific focus on development, deployment and operation of mobile games, b.) Direct experience with cross-platform adaptation and ongoing parallel operations of Unity games into Flash; c.) Previous mentoring or management experience, and; d.) A passion for making mobile / social games. Planning and resource allocation is key to this position, weâre a fast past team working on many different projects at once.What youâll Own, Drive, and Be Accountable For: â¢ Mentoring, training and leading a dev teamâ¢ Implementing game features in the Unity engineâ¢ Planning and resource allocationâ¢ Researching new technologiesCandidates Must Have: â¢ Bachelorâs in Computer Science or related subject or equivalentâ¢ 5+ years advanced programming skills using C/C#/C++, Java, Object Oriented design, and cross platform development techniques.â¢ Experience developing and shipping multiple games for mobile devices.â¢ Experience maintaining, debugging and leveraging large code bases and 3rd party SDKS for game development.â¢ 3+ years as a technical lead on Unity-based game development projectsâ¢ 3+ years mentoring engineersâ¢ Solid understanding of mobile / online game development lifecycle, especially in an agile environmentâ¢ Strong understanding of OOD and OOP conceptsâ¢ Extensive knowledge of mobile and web development technologies, including iOS and Android platformsIdeal Candidates Will Offer: â¢ Actionscript 3 experienceâ¢ Facebook platform experienceâ¢ Management experience (2+ employees)â¢ Passion for video games!How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates must be willing to relocate. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.GameHouse, a division of RealNetworks, Inc. (www.realnetworks.com), is an equal opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity.