Lead Mobile Software Engineer - GAMES in NYC at FreshPlanet

New York City · Full Time
FreshPlanet is a venture-backed, NYC–based mobile game startup that’s quickly attracted a global audience. SongPop has attracted over 100 million players around the world.  Read More
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Job Description

We are looking for a hands-on Lead Software Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will lead the technical development and deployment of one or more of our games across multiple mobile OS’s entertaining millions of players across the globe.

* Design, develop and launch mobile-social games
* Work within a small collaborative team of software engineers, designers and product managers in an agile environment to develop exciting new mobile products
* Participate in all phases of the software development cycle
* Solve complex technical challenges in a fast-paced startup environment
* Build software prototypes and deliver in a fast paced iterative process
* Help identify areas for improvement in our software development practices, processes and tools
* Work closely with product management and designers on distilling functional requirements into technical designs that result in innovative mobile products

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What We're Building


The company is developing apps and games around Pop Culture:

- SongPop is the biggest music trivia game in the world. The game is available for iOS, Apple Watch, Android, Amazon store and Facebook canvas.

- SongPop Party is a realtime multiplayer music quiz game that is being played on the new Apple TV. Play with up to 6 people at the same time!

- Rock On is a spin off of SongPop that focuses only on Rock Music

- BoxPop is a puzzle game available for iOS, Apple Watch and Android

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