Wanted: Junior Mobile Game Developer
About the position:
The Junior Mobile Game Developer is an entry-level position where the candidate will build and develop new content for mobile games based on our television properties. The candidate will assist the lead programmers in technical implementation of game designs and extend the life of published games with additional content and gameplay. They are a proactive individual eager to learn daily and are excited to be part of a vibrant, energetic team that works at a fast pace with rapidly emerging technologies. They love jamming out new games and seeing where the Interactive team’s inspiration takes them. A diverse set of skills is a major asset as we invite all team members to contribute in all capacities, from game design to artwork and sound. We have a strong team with many creative ideas and we want you to realize them with us!
Responsibilities and duties:
Programming and assembling content for mobile games.
Helping with design of casual mobile games.
Prototyping games during creative exploration sessions.
Improving and maintaining existing mobile games.
Qualifications and experience:
Post-secondary certification from a recognized program, or equivalent experience in fields related to game programming.
Proficient in one or more high-level programming languages common for mobile games, such as C#, Java, or Objective-C.
Well-versed in game design.
Must be able to write clean, maintainable code.
Effective communicator with peers and managers.
Able to take direction well and execute on a project with limited supervision.
Quick learner with excellent organizational skills and strong communication skills.
Successful applicants must be based in the Vancouver, BC area.
Experience with iOS and/or Android platforms.
Experience with Unity3D.
Experience with physics-related games and libraries such as Box2D.
Experience with scrum methodology.
Nerd Corps is one of the largest animation studios in Canada boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. But we’re more than just an animation studio. We build stories, worlds, and experiences for kids that cut across platforms from television to online, games, toys, mobile—wherever kids are spending time. We handle all stages of our process in-house, including IP creation and development, animation production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development. We’re a rarity in the industry, and are looking for the best talent to join our team!
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Note: Successful applicants must be a Canadian citizen or possess landed immigrant status and be willing to work at Nerd Corps Studio in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
We would like to convey our sincere thanks to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.