Game-Play Programmer
University of Oklahoma - Norman - Norman, OK

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Job Title
Game-Play Programmer
The K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal is a statewide education research and development center which promotes innovative learning through school-university-community collaboration. The K20 Center is housed at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
Our mission is to cultivate a collaborative network engaged in research and outreach that creates and sustains innovation and transformation through leadership development, shared learning, and authentic technology integration. More at
The University of Oklahoma offers a competitive benefits program that provides economic security and builds a solid base for future retirement needs. It is an important and valuable part of the compensation package offered to you. For detail information regarding benefits please visit
Job Description
The K20 Center at the University of Oklahoma is looking for an enthusiastic and talented game-play programmer to join our multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for an individual interested in infusing sound game mechanics into educational games
The Game-Play Programmer responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Ability to translate feature requests into actionable code within Unity
Creates tools that streamline development and help game designer and artists.
Help ensure integrity of game code-base
Solves complex problems in resourceful and effective ways.
Participates in agile game development processes including pair programming and test driven development.
Designs, implements, documents and tests software tasks that include system, engine, and game play components.
Mentors less experienced members of the team.
Reports to the teach/programing lead.
Ability to work within a defined development process.
Demonstrate advanced skills as a C/C++ Programmer.
Fluency in C#, Python and JavaScript to work within the Unity toolset
Proficient in the Unity 3D Game Engine
Proficient in 3D Math
Familiar with 3DS Max
Must be able to apply analytical skills in resolving complex issues.
Ability to write clean, readable, portable, reliable, and optimized code.
Ability to create complex systems from start to finish.
Ability to quickly master selected tools and development processes.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field OR an equivalent combination of education/job related experience.
2+ years of experience in game development as a C/C++ Programmer.
A personal interest in games and game development
Excellent debugging and communication skills
Strong problem solving and trouble-shooting skills
Imagines, envisions and devises new approaches, concepts, models, designs and processes.
Ability to mentor team members.
Communicates effectively with the development team.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Continuous learner.
Ability to adapt to change.
Work with minimum supervision in a quick and timely manner to achieve goals and deadlines.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.

If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit .

Applicants MUST apply for this position online at Computers and personal assistance are available at the Office of Human Resources, 905 Asp Avenue, Room 205, Norman, OK 73019. Refer to the appropriate job requisition # 13674 on all correspondence. Deadlines subject to change with or without notice. For further information on this or other OU job opportunities, please call (405) 325-1826, or access our web site at The University of Oklahoma is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace

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