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*Position Filled* Gameplay Programmer

We are starting a new project and are looking for an experienced programmer to join our team!

Job Title – Game Programmer

Job Location – Anywhere

Job Salary – Negotiable depending on experience

Simteractive is seeking a talented, experienced and enthusiastic programmer to join their team and work on their next project, Designer Life, which has already been selected for Creative Europe funding. The core team are based in Dublin but we are working remotely at the moment. Previously we released a resort-building game called Eden Isle: Resort Paradise, which won multiple awards and has an average app store rating of 4.5 stars. We also have another game in soft launch called Tropic Cove: Match 3 Resort. This is a great opportunity looking for someone to make their mark on an up and coming studio!

Responsibilities:
Implementation of new gameplay systems
Programming tasks across all areas of the game including AI, UI, GameSparks integration, Facebook integration, saving and loading systems, in-app purchases and in-game adverts
Implementation of character animations, effects and art assets
Optimisation, refactoring and bug fixing of existing game systems
Maintain a high level of code quality
Co-operate in the overall planning of projects
Evaluation of third-party tools

Requirements:
2+ years of relevant professional experience in a programming role including at least one shipped commercial titles, ideally for mobile or tablet
Excellent programming skills including knowledge of Unity3D and C#
Strong prototyping skills
Strong understanding of the challenges presented by mobile platforms
Confidence and experience with third-party tools such as GameSparks, Facebook API, advertising, analytics and plugins
Great communication skills and ability to work well with all disciplines
Hard-working, focused, high degree of self-motivation and ability to solve problems independently
A degree in computer science, game development or equivalent

We Offer:
Opportunity to work in award-winning team
Work on an exciting new mobile game
Join a small, multicultural, friendly and dedicated team
A good work-life balance
A chance to join a company in a key role at a very exciting stage

How to Apply:
To apply, please email hello@simteractive.com with a cover letter and CV and your availability.

QA Work Experience

If you would like to do work experience testing the game you can find out more information and apply through this form. This is unpaid work experience best suited to third level students looking for game development experience. Please note that we can only consider people who are available for at least two full weeks.

Apply for QA Work Experience here