Senior Software Developer

Reference: 9324 - Toronto, Canada

As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to "level up" our talent for our Bingo team in Toronto. We're on the hunt for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

PERKS & BENEFITS

Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays*

100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan*

Life Insurance, RRSP matching, Flexible Spending Accounts & More*

Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens

Company Events such as movie night, pub night and more...

You'll be equipped with a high-end laptop, monitor and mobile device

Convenient location in downtown Toronto's entertainment and technology district

*Only applies to full-time positions.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Jam City Toronto is looking for a Senior Software Developer to become a driving force on one of our game teams. This role will work closely with Product Managers, Game Design, and Artists to create amazing, fun, social mobile game experiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Creating production ready, high quality code that can be easily maintained and shared.
    • Architecting entire features, innovating and promoting best practices across JCTO.
    • Taking ownership/accountability for all aspects of a certain area of game or codebase.
    • Promoting automated and manual code testing methodologies.
    • Breaking down product or technical features.
    • Understanding and communicating the long term directions for both project and framework level code.
    • Generates new ideas.
    • Sharing knowledge and acting as a "subject matter expert" on the team.

QUALIFICATIONS
    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.
    • 5 years of relevant work experience.
    • Expertise with the Unity game engine using C#.
    • Strong understanding of game engines and graphics pipelines.
    • Experience building games for mobile platforms.
    • Ability to write code in C++, C# or other programming language and strong knowledge of game-development engines (Unity) to create games.
    • Owns the quality of their code; helps others improve and doesn't leave good enough alone, strives to reach greatness. Sees an area for improvement in self and others and works towards achieving it.
    • Plans, organizes, schedules and budgets in an efficient, productive manner; focuses on key priorities.
    • Possesses a strong willingness to work hard and sometimes long hours to get the job done.
    • Follows through on commitments.
    • Does not let important details slip through the cracks.
    • Able to adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions.

NICE TO HAVE
    • Experience with XNA, Unreal Engine, OpenGL/DirectX, C++.
    • Performance optimization skills (FPS improvements, draw calls, etc).
    • Experience with game networking.
    • Contributions to an open source project (include a portfolio or Github profile).

OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION

We believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more.

Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

ABOUT JAM CITY

Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.

Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City's global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.

The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company's popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.

Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.