Game Engineer II

COME PLAY!

Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, delivering fun to millions of people around the world. Through its mobile and online distribution platforms, Big Fish has distributed more than 2.5 billion games to customers in 150 countries from a growing catalogue of 500+ unique mobile games and 3,500+ unique PC games. After successfully transitioning from a PC-centric to a mobile-centric company, Big Fish has emerged as a top grossing mobile publisher worldwide with a portfolio that includes the #1 mobile social casino game, Big Fish Casino.


THE MISSION

Epic Venture Games studio brings delightful entertainment to people all around the world and across platforms! One of the many quality games produced by Epic Venture Games is the critically acclaimed interactive fiction franchise Lifeline. Lifeline is undergoing an exciting transformation to a one-stop app bringing quality interactive entertainment with tons of new features and a huge collection of gamebooks to mobile.

Engineers at Big Fish Games come from a variety of backgrounds. Whether you’ve worked on AAA console games or highly interactive web experiences using JavaScript, we’re looking to add an engineer who has solid fundamentals, a good attitude, and a strong desire to learn. Our team is small and you would have an opportunity to be a big part of the future of the Lifeline franchise. As a game engineer you will be responsible for seeing a feature through the entire process of design, build, release and analysis.


THIS INCLUDES…

  • Collaborate with a team of engineers, artists, designers and QA to deliver exciting new content and outstanding user experiences
  • Take ownership of features across both client and server
  • Develop in an agile environment to deploy performant code to support multiple mobile platforms
  • Profile, identify, and implement performance enhancements across the game


REQUIRED ABILITIES, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND
XP:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2+ years professional experience in software development
  • Experience with one or more of the following languages: C++, JavaScript, Java, Objective-C, Swift
  • Experience with the entire development life-cycle from gathering requirements to launching
  • Experience programming for mobile devices on iOS and/or Android preferred
  • Comfortable switching environments and code bases quickly and efficiently


BONUS POINTS:

  • Experience working with NodeJS
  • Working knowledge of Xcode and/or Android Studio
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience working with ReactJS


YOU ARE:

  • Detail oriented, motivated, and a self-starter who can work without supervision
  • Solid sense of humor, passion for your work and desire to grow yourself and those around you
  • A strong verbal and written communicator
  • An excellent critical thinker and problem solver, with demonstrated analytical skills

Meet Some of Big Fish Games's Employees

Meg C.

Senior Game Producer

Meg works to assemble and develop a talented mid-core team with cohesive skills sets to create Big Fish Games titles together far into the future.

Mars J.

Director, Liftoff Labs

Mars oversees the Big Fish Games virtual reality studio—Liftoff Labs—he and his team explore, in-depth, the frontiers of new technologies and push boundaries to create ground-breaking products.


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