Lead Engineer - Unity

Studios

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Job ID:
SAG-17-8012017
Location:
Oakland, CA
Post Date:
08/08/2017
Department:
Studios

COME PLAY!

Self Aware Games creates free-to-play games that connect people all over the world and across platforms! Our Big Fish Casino franchise tops the charts among mobile social casino games, and we keep the party going with mini-games, in-game events, and other social hits!

THE MISSION

Our studio is beginning development on our first Unity title. We’re looking for someone who knows the ins and outs of Unity development and can help us leverage the strengths of the engine while avoiding the pitfalls. You will fully own the client side development and gameplay systems for this game, leading a team of engineers through architecture and implementation. This is a rare opportunity to come in at the beginning of a major project and set the direction for all development.

THIS INCLUDES…

  • Lead a small team of engineers to develop the client and gameplay systems for a real-time multiplayer mobile game
  • Using your experience in Unity, work closely with the Tech Art department to ensure a development pipeline focused on speed of iteration
  • Collaborate with designers, artists and producers to perfect that delicate balance between features, implementation time and performance
  • Write robust, maintainable, and testable C# code to ensure a high-quality bar

REQUIRED ABILITIES, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND XP

  • 7+ years engineering experience, with previous experience leading a team
  • 3+ years Unity experience on mobile, and at least one shipped title

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience developing and supporting real-time multiplayer games

YOU ARE

  • Passionate about building games
  • Comfortable making decisions quickly and supporting a fast-moving team

LET’S GO!

We’ve come a long way, and continue to grow! Since our founding in 2002, Big Fish has been an industry leader in mobile, free-to-play casual games, and are now embarking on our latest adventure in the mid-core space! With just over 600 employees across our Seattle headquarters, Oakland studio, and Luxembourg office, the Big Fish Pond includes six studios, each with a unique personality and set of goals. We are where gamers, artists, and executives alike come together to collaborate and grow, while also enjoying the opportunities and benefits of a larger company. We’ve got you covered with great benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement options, transportation and fitness discounts, and great work-life balance!

Want to discover more about life at Big Fish? Check us out on TheMuse.com!

Be the next Big Fish in the Pond!

**This role is not eligible for any company sponsored immigration visas.**