Happy Volcano is hiring Unity Developer (Nintendo Switch) (Remote Job)

Unity Developer (Nintendo Switch) 100% REMOTE

Posted: about 1 month
Programming
Full-Time
Mid-Level
Anywhere, preferably overlapping CET
Happy Volcano is looking for a Unity developer for Nintendo Switch to complement our console team; to work on our current game “You Suck At Parking”, as well as other future projects. 
Your focus will be porting You Suck At Parking to a successful release on Nintendo Switch. Enabling it to reach millions of players around the world.  
As a live game, your work will cover porting the current version of the game and establishing pipelines to support the post-release content lifecycle, feature additions, updates and DLC, working with the rest of the console team to overcome the challenges of cross platform development. 
Together with a Producer and the QA team, you’ll make sure all NX certification requirements are met, and the game lives up to its full potential on Nintendo Switch devices.
 
You will be a respected and crucial part of our team.

Responsibilities
  • Porting the current game and future updates to Nintendo Switch
  • Guiding the art and design team for any Switch specific requirements
  • Optimizing code and graphics to make the game run as smooth as possible
  • We’re a small studio and value collaboration across teams and disciplines. You’ll be expected to work well with the whole team.
  • You’ll be a proactive and positive contributor and support your team.

Requirements
  • You have minimum 2-3 years of professional experience developing in Unity
  • You have shipped at least 1 game on Nintendo Switch
  • You know how to navigate Nintendo’s developer portal, documentation and LOT certification process. 
  • You’re an excellent communicator and fluent in English
  • You are able to work full-time either in Belgium or from your country of residence
  • You are able to work remotely during (or partly overlapping) core Central European Time

Nice to have
  • Experience in porting to other consoles
  • Familiarity with Jira and agile practices

If you don’t fit all criteria, we encourage you to apply anyway!

What Happy Volcano can offer you:
  • A competitive salary adjustable to the cost of living for where you’re based
  • The opportunity to work in a growing team of enthusiasts
  • Opportunities to continue your professional development
  • Fully remote studio indefinitely with an option to work from our offices in Belgium
  • 21 days of paid time off per year minimum. On top of that, the studio is closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day. 
  • Official government holidays from the country you reside in
  • Healthy work/life balance 
  • A flexible work schedule.

If you’d like to apply for this job, please visit https://www.happyvolcano.com/jobs. Please include a CV, links to any work or portfolio, and any other relevant information. We’re excited to hear from you!

We encourage marginalized and people from underrepresented groups to apply for this role.
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About Happy Volcano

Happy Volcano is the leading creative game studio behind the award-winning You Suck at Parking, as well as critically acclaimed narrative exploration game The Almost Gone. We are a well-funded studio, backed by Hiro Capital and games legend Sir Ian Livingstone.

Our team consists of a mix of full-time and contract employees located in Belgium or ±2hrs from CET. Working remotely allows us to be more flexible. 

We are excited to grow our team and are working on a few really fun games. We’re building a studio that puts the team first and is welcoming, collaborative, no-crunch, and inclusive. We pride ourselves on making quality entertainment games with mass appeal. 

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