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We are passionate about creating visually impressive, highly engaging games

Senior Game Programmer

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We are looking for a Senior Game Programmer *to work with our talented and experienced developers. If you have the dedication and skills that we are looking for, this is a unique opportunity to work with some of the world’s best-known IPs such as The Walking Dead, Blade Runner and Stranger Things, as well as other exciting unannounced projects.

As a Senior Game Programmer, you are responsible for creating new game features, maintaining the architecture, solving programming related technical issues, and you are also proactive in improving the technical state of the project. You will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects and challenges as we give you the opportunity to rotate between teams from time to time.

Our Senior Programmers work with challenging technical tasks. This includes working with live services, performance optimization and architecture and live issues. Initially, you would be working with an established title with major changes planned, that will push the game into a more competitive level.

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Key responsibilities
-You will be working together with team members to build deep and complex features-You will be taking responsibility and ownership of the codebase and its maintenance-You will have the opportunity to support more junior programmers in your team-You will help set the direction by being a leader in the programming discipline-You will contribute toward development practices focused on quality and maintainability

Specialist skills and competencies-You are proficient in C# and skilled at work with a large existing code base-You have a passion for writing high-quality robust code-Working with a live product and SaaS is nothing strange for you-Understanding and designing code architecture comes naturally and you enjoy following OOP principles and design patterns-You have an understanding of what it takes to deliver a live operatable game and have a grasp on the associated workflows

General requirements-You have solid experience working with Unity3D and/or similar platforms-You have worked on multiple published games, ideally mobile F2P-You understand version control, especially git and related workflows-You have strong communication abilities and experience of documenting and writing specifications-You are able to communicate fluently in English

Personal characteristics-You enjoy self-improvement and actively seek feedback and build on it-You have enthusiasm to take part and proactively participating in the iterative development of design, scope and features-You are independent and proactive

Location
Helsinki
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available

Extensive private healthcare and insurance package

fully paid by Next Games

Parental leave

As a new parent, you will get to take paid time off to spend time with your family.

Equity

Stock options available for all full-time employees.

Vacation

Up to 5 weeks paid annual vacation, including a nice bonus: 50% higher salary during your holiday

Food

Fresh fruits and snacks available at our working cafe + healthy porridge breakfast twice a week. Our fantastic office team pampers us often with hand-made cookies or other little surprises

Communication

Transparent and open communication about the company and our strategy. Weekly breakfast updates on what’s up with the company, teams and products, sharing learnings, success and fails

Activities

Board games, movies, karaoke, poker, various sports or beer club - pick your liking and join the fun!

Flexible working hours

come and go according to your own rhythm - You can also work from home.

Discounts

Next Games staff gets a long list of discounts from nearby shops and restaurants

Next Games at a glance

We are passionate about creating visually impressive, highly engaging games

Next Games focuses on Mobile Games. Their company has offices in Finland and Helsinki. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Next Games has raised $6M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2014.

You can view their website at https://nextgames.com or find them on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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