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Company Name:
PlayMada Games
New York, New York
United States
Job Type:
Position type:
Full Time
Android, Browser Based Games, iOS
Minimum Number Of Professional Titles:
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Bachelor's Degree

Lead Game Developer

Looking for a unique and rewarding new opportunity? Greater ownership over and impact through your work?

We are MegaMada, a small but passionate team of educators, designers, and scientists seeking to change the way science is traditionally taught in the classroom. Formed by members of an award-winning edtech company based in New York City, we are seeking an exceptionally talented individual to develop the technological backbone for our launch product and beyond.

This position offers high potential for growth, leadership, independence, a competitive salary, great benefits, and a casual yet engaging work environment.


  • Lead the technical development of our product: a learning game for web and mobile, integrated with a teacher/student portal and content management system

  • Work closely with our content and design teams to rapidly prototype and iterate on game mechanics and systems

  • Craft technical solutions that are intrinsically scalable, cross-platform, and adaptable

  • Evaluate and stay current on best practices and evolving technologies in gaming across all 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

  • Help build our development team


  • Minimum BS Computer Science or related field

  • 5+ years professional game development experience

  • 2+ years working in Unity

  • Proven Senior or Lead role on one or more shipped titles on the Unity development platform

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

  • Experience with cross-platform app development (iOS/Android/web)

  • Experience creating highly scalable and modular game systems

  • Strong technical leadership and project management experience

  • Excellent communication/collaboration skills

  • 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

  • Interest in chemistry and/or other areas of science

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.