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Company Name:
MegaMada
Location:
New York, New York
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Programming/Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
Android, iOS, PC / Windows
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
2
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Lead Game Developer

MegaMada, a new company formed by members of an award winning online educational resource company, is looking for an exceptionally talented individual to join our team as a Lead Game Developer. You will work closely with our content and design teams to develop cross/multi platform game systems.


We are a small start up team of educators, designers, and scientists developing science learning games (with an initial product in chemistry) for high school students with a focus on building a deep understanding.The ideal candidate will help bring our vision to life by designing the backbone of technology for our product(s).

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of learning games that will integrate with a teacher/student portal and a content management system for mobile platforms and the web

  • Work closely with our content and design teams to craft technical solutions that are intrinsically scalable, cross-platform, and adaptable to a wide range of requirements

  • Rapidly prototype game systems

  • Evaluate and stay current on best practices and evolving technologies in gaming across a variety of platforms with consideration to current technological capabilities in schools

  • Define and document policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of technology for our games

  • Continually test, debug, analyze, profile and optimize across all development platforms

 

Skills/Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years professional game development experience

  • Proven senior or lead experience on at least 2 shipped multi-platform games (iOS/Android/web)

  • high level knowledge of 2D game development in Unity

  • Wide-ranging and in-depth practical understanding of and experience with all stages of the development cycle (including application analysis, development, implementation, and support)

  • Experience working with highly scalable and modular game systems

  • A strong understanding of game design principles and player experience

  • Strong technical leadership and project management experience

  • Excellent ability to communicate and collaborate with other engineers, and across disciplines

  • Self-motivated with a can-do attitude

 

Good to have

  • Strong background with Flash/ActionScript a big plus

  • Server-side, network engineering experience

  • Experience in an enterprise environment

  • Familiarity with the limitations of classroom computers (web access, permissions, etc)

  • Knowledge of chemistry and/or other areas of science

  • Interest in and passion for educational products

 

Education

Minimum BS Computer Science or related field

 

This is a full time position in our New York City office.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

 

Please send resume and relevant links to: jobs@megamada.com