Senior Programmer

Remote Working Options – Indie Studio and Top-Quality Games – Brilliant Benefits Package

Location
Toronto
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Senior Programmer in Toronto 

Are you a Game Programmer looking for a new challenge at an indie studio? Do you like the sound of working on the sequel to a multi-million copy selling game? If this sounds interesting, be sure to read on for more details of this exciting opportunity... 

As a Senior Programmer at this studio in Toronto, you will take on a range of tasks including tackling challenges that the game encounters throughout development such as debugging and optimising features whilst also implementing new ones. If you’re interested in working in the design process and playing a pivotal role in the development of new games, then this is the role for you. Remote working options are also available for those based elsewhere. 

This thriving studio is currently working on the sequel to a multi-million-copy selling game. So, if you’re passionate about supporting a team, getting your hands dirty, and flourishing in a new role, you will fit in perfectly here! 

Senior Programmer responsibilities: 

  • Implement new game features 
  • Debug and optimise existing game features 
  • Collaborate with teams from other departments 
  • Work on game features from idea conception to implementation 

Key requirements for this role in Toronto: 

  • Significant prior professional experience as a game programmer 
  • Skilled in C++ 
  • Understanding of and passionate about video games 
  • University degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 
  • Experience with Steamworks and Windows game development 
  • Familiar with version control and task management software 
  • Experience with debugging optimised x86 executables and game optimisation 

Could this be the role for you? If you think so, don’t hesitate to get in touch! Contact Ryan on rt@skillsearch.com or apply online using the form below. 

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A little bit about the city: Toronto   

As the largest city in Canada, and growing, Toronto prides itself on diversity, with a wide range of cultures, foods and art available. Named by Forbes as one of the ‘World’s Most Economically Powerful Cities’, Toronto is certainly somewhere worth settling in. Alongside the economic benefits, Toronto’s transport system is strong thanks to their public buses and streetcars, which use hybrid-electrics, therefore creating minimal environmental damage.   

The city also boasts numerous art galleries, museums, operas, orchestras and much more, as well as being home to several sports teams. Generally regarded as a very safe city, and with several prestigious schools situated there, Toronto is an especially great option for people with families considering relocating.

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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VR and AR Consultant Ryan Templeman

Ryan looks after programmers particularly focusing on the VR/AR space. We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead!    He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!  

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