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Senior Game Programmer - Games Studio


1 year ago

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Next Games is a Netflix Game Studio, focusing on creating compelling fans-first interactive experiences by combining the stories of well-known movies and shows with engaging game mechanics. An unwavering focus on fans and fun gameplay is at the core of the studio’s game development, free from the constraints of free-to-play.

The Senior Game Programmer will

Work with our new and challenging project that uses groundbreaking technologies. You will be part of a team of senior game developers and responsible for the technology choices, architecture and implementation for the project. You get to investigate new technologies and come up with the best solutions. 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Technology architecture and decision making with support from our technology leadership and existing frameworks

  • Lead position within the project team

  • Creating code from prototypes to full blown production

  • Designing and implementing project related API and SDKs for the use of the project and potential outsourcing partners.

  • Vetting and working with outsourcing partners

  • Be part of a team wide decisions on concepts and other cool features of the game!

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have:

  • 7+  years of experience from game development in a technical role

  • 5+ years of experience in HTML5 game or Javascript frontend development

  • 2+ years of experience of developing games with Unity3d or Unreal or Godot

  • Excellent communication skills in English

  • Excellent documentation skills

  • Nice to have:

  • Javascript test frameworks experience

  • Javascript build tooling experience

Education and Experience:

  • Master of Science in computer science or equivalent amount of experience

  •  Shipped at least 1 game from concept to production

We aim high here at Next Games and will ask you to do the same. In exchange, you’ll be part of a team that is great to work with, who is dedicated and passionate about what we do. 

Our guiding light in growing our team is that we don’t look for a culture fit — we look for what each person brings to our collective skillset, culture and values to make them richer. Will you be the person to make us better? 


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