Game Programmer

Posted: 15 days
Programming
Contract
Junior / Associate
40,000.00
At least 4 hour overlap with Pacific Standard Time.
The Role

We are currently looking for a Game Programmer for the Kaidro Game.

The ideal candidate must have extensive experience and knowledge of game development with a creative and hands-on attitude amplified by an entrepreneurial spirit for technical excellence. You will be part of a team that comprises engineers, programmers, designers, artists, etc. Expertise, affinity, and passion for gaming are a must. Experience/knowledge in NFTs is a plus.

This is an opportunity to change the gaming space while being a part of our Kaidro Game engineering team with your hands-on skills and energy.

Responsibilities
  • Utilizing blueprints to a high quality, following correct commenting protocols.
  • Analyze feature requests for viability, design completeness, risks.
  • Design and implement gameplay systems.
  • Collaborate with the design team to build game features.
  • Maintain and extend documentation on gameplay features and systems.
  • Self-manage programming task schedule updates and coordinate with the production team.
  • Work hands-on with the design team to ensure that gameplay systems are used properly.
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide design guidance on new features.
  • Review existing and future code to ensure quality and robustness.
  • Test and refine gameplay features throughout the development cycle of the project.
Essential Skills and Qualifications
  • 0-2+ years of experience developing games professionally for PC, or Mobile, Console, or Browser.
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine and Blueprints
  • Knowledge of programming in C++ and working knowledge of many programming languages
  • Experience working with multiple major Game Systems (Multiplayer, AI, UI, etc)
  • Full stack development experience. UI/UX through backend is a bonus.
  • A keen analytical mind with robust mathematical skills for systems and game functionality.
  • Ability to Architect, Refactor and Prototype tools and systems as needed.
  • Positive and articulate communication and interpersonal skills both spoken and written.
  • Brilliant imagination complimented by reliability and execution.
  • Self-motivated, stellar work ethic, fun collaborator.
  • Excited by problem-solving.
  • Has their own equipment, hardware/software, etc.
Nice-to-Have Skills and Qualifications
  • Knowledge in blockchain, NFTs, and cryptocurrency.
  • Expertise in JavaScript and JavaScript Data Binding.
  • Experience in AI is a bonus. 
  • Experience in Server/Backend.
  • Experience shipping a multiplayer title.
Employment Type
Full-time



About Gadget-Bot Productions

Gadget-Bot is a creative production company located in Los Angeles, California, co-founded by Peggy Chung and Robert Simons. For over 11 years, we have continued to provide designs for the entertainment industry. Our team's most recent contributions include designs for Respawn's Apex Legends, Riot's Valorant, Treyarch's Call of Duty Franchise, and PUBG. In the cinematic world, we have had the honor of working on projects such as Jurassic World, Pacific Rim, and Battle Angel: Alita, and numerous others.

Gadget-Bot is working on an unannounced animation and game- interest in anime and mangas, crypto technology, blockchain gaming and a nerd for entertainment is a plus!

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