Senior Mobile 3D Engineer - London
King.com | London EN W1F 7SP GBR | Full Time | Posted: 10/29/2012
Since 2003 we've been a leader and pioneer in making games for players all around the world. We're commited to delivering casual, social games that have connected over 40 million players with over 3 billion game plays. We're a passionate team who have delivered 150 classic and fun new titles in 14 languages, across our growing gaming network on the web, social and mobile.
Our hits include Bubble Saga, Bubble Witch Saga, Mahjong Saga and Hoop De Loop Saga on Facebook where we are a top 10 Facebook application developer with over 11m DAU / over 40m MAU. We're rapidly expanding these games onto mobile, along with Google+ and the HTML5 platform.
Games are free to play with friends and many play head-to-head in skill tournaments for small cash stakes at www.king.com. Many of our games are also played through leading global portals, website and media companies such as Yahoo and MSN.
We have offices in London, Hamburg, Stockholm, Malmo, Barcelona, Malta, Bucharest, Poland and San Francisco.
The Role of Senior Mobile 3D Engineer As a Senior 3D Engineer you will design and engineer high-performance game engine functionality that harnesses the power of OpenGL ES 2.0 and makes it accessible to game developers. You will do what it takes to make our games small and fast, whether it’s by writing engine code, tools, or games.
You should enjoy sharing code with other engineers, and take an active part in our international game-development community. You should be capable of designing systems that are powerful and maintainable, and that will be in several games for a long time. We expect you to have good analytical capabilities, to be structured, and to be a good communicator. You will interface with the game developers, artists, and producers.
- Design, implement, and maintain shared 3D functionality and systems
- Support the development of junior engineers
- At least 6 years experience in games development
- Intimate knowledge of all aspects of OpenGL ES 2.0
- Knowledge of the mobile games development life cycle
- Knowledge and/or experience with Agile/Scrum
- Excellent communication skills in English in written and spoken form
King.com is a market leader in social games. Our model is simple and fun. We believe in providing simple, fun, social arcade-style games with a lot of depth. We prove out innovative game ideas on our 1M DAU home site, and promote the successful games to Facebook and mobile. We have done this 6 times over the last 16 months and we are already ranked #2 in Facebook games after Zynga.
We are building on our success. We are growing studios in Stockholm, London, Barcelona, Bucharest, and Malmö. We are writing more games and are aggressively pursuing a mobile strategy.
We strive for excellence in everything we do. We are are very broad company and can accommodate a wide range of aspirations. We are experimental, and love to try out new tech and ideas. We take risks in order to drive the industry forward. We are sociable and like to hang out together. And though we are passionate about our work, are very serious about work/life balance.
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||London, EN, United Kingdom|
|Categories||Game / Level Designer / Creative Director, Network / System Admin / IT, Programmer / Engineer|
|Pref Degree||Some College|
|Contact Name||Donna Black|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|