Software Engineer

Reference: 11201 - Carlsbad, CA, United States

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


Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays

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

Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More

Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens

Yoga & Wellness Activities

Happy Hours

Company Events

Jam City is looking for the best and brightest Software Engineer in the land. We're looking for a talented engineer with a passion for interactive entertainment and games.

    • Working with the design team to create gameplay that creates fun and interesting levels.
    • Substantial day-to-day coding, performance profiling, optimization and general troubleshooting.
    • Participating with other engineers to help plan the company's long-term engineering roadmap and helping identify areas of improvement.

    • 2-4+ years programming experienceExperience with Unity and C#.
    • A history of developing software architecture and developing products in Unity.
    • Demonstrated programming experience in more than one of the following platforms: iOS, Android, consoles, PC or browser based games.
    • Thorough knowledge of software design practices including modularity, event-driven architecture, object-oriented design, graphics and animation techniques, portability, extensibility and testability.
    • Demonstrated fluency in at least two of the following: C++, C#, Java, Objective-C, ActionScript 3, major scripting languages.
    • Demonstrated ability to use software best-practices to solve complex problems efficiently.
    • Self-starter, analytical, creative, highly motivated with a visionary spirit.
    • Team player with strong collaboration and communication skills.

    • Proven track record of success as it relates to the full lifecycle of product development, launch and LIVE support.
    • Demonstrated expertise in at least two of the following specialties: gameplay, physics, 3D graphics/rendering, game logic, networking, optimization, analytics.
    • Expertise in producing high-performance products, with special focus on performance tuning and optimal resource utilization.
    • Ability to identify and articulate goals and risks to management.
    • Familiarity with git (Required: experience with svn, p4 or other VCS)



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.


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.