Game Hive is seeking an Intermediate/Senior Software Developer with strong proficiency in algorithm and game development. As a game developer, you are a highly motivated individual with an eagle eye for detail — you think, eat, and dream in code.
From building on existing ideas to developing new projects with like-minded teammates — you want to be a part of it all! In this role, you will specify, design, build, implement and manage existing and new game features. Not only this, you will also be working in a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your programming expertise.
The Hero Profile (Responsibilities)
Some bite-sized bullet points of the job description are:
- You will design, implement, maintain, test and debug game features and code
- You will take part in the technical design and implementation of user-facing features and maintain a high-quality standard throughout the development cycle
- You will maintain and optimize new and existing game features
- You will investigate and resolve issues with the QA team
- You will deliver high-quality and well-structured code
- You will be continuously sharing knowledge and helping colleagues
Max Level Skills (Requirements)
Are you passionate? Are you a creative team player? At Game Hive, programming experience, dedication for gaming, as well as the willingness to share great ideas are all equally valued.
Other qualities we’re looking for in our developers include:
- A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field; or an equivalent from a university or accredited college
- Excellent C# programming skills (or similar, i.e. C / C++ / Java) — at least 3+ years of experience in a professional work environment
- Confidence and experience working in the Unity engine
- Experience Android or iOS development (2+ years)
- High sense of quality and polish
- Proven capability of taking on technical responsibility for a product or project
- Passion for game development!
Bonus Points (Good to have, but not required):
- Links to personal projects/games you’ve developed
- Experience as a programmer/developer in the gaming industry
- Experience working with content pipelines
- Experience with multi-player technology
- Experience in working with memory/performance critical applications
What it means to be a part of the Hive.
Game Hive is proud to be Great Place to Work-Certified and in the last year alone, were recognized in the lists: Best Workplace in Technology, Best Workplaces for Today’s Youth and Best Workplaces in Ontario. Connect with us, and find out why!
We are people-first. So we provide our people the best support and strive to make our workplace truly one-of-a-kind. We have an epic team, with pretty cool perks to boot.
- Valued ideas & input: you will be frequently asked to take charge in your projects and you will see your ideas come to life.
- Receive a competitive salary and growth structure
- Receive a comprehensive health and dental spend, ready for you on Day 1
- An education spend, ready for you on Day 1. We want you to always be learning!
- Gain experience using top-quality marketing and design resources.
- Work in a fun, collaborative, feedback-focused, no-BS environment.
- We’ve adapted and we’re remote (for now), but the fun certainly doesn’t stop - we still have regular paid team lunches, contests and challenges, themed happy hours, dozens of fun slack channels… that’s just to name a few. And we’ll adapt to office-life when the time comes, which involves:
- Working in a central office location with spectacular food and all the (healthy, and not-so healthy) snacks & drinks you can consume. And a dedicated game room, of course!
Our Future of Work
Game Hive is currently full-remote, as we put the health and safety of our team as the first priority. That said, our intention is to adopt a hybrid model once we feel 100% safe to do so. However, we welcome all talent to apply — if you feel that this role and Game Hive is the perfect fit for you, we ask you to still get in touch! We want to hear from you, as we prioritize passion, potential and a 'values-fit' in our team. We aren't bound by geography!
Join the Hive
Send us your resume and cover letter, and let us know why you’re passionate about this industry. Please include links to any shipped titles or projects that you have worked on as well.
Game Hive puts heavy value in diversity and inclusion and encourages all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please make it clear within your cover letter. We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.
Founded in 2009, Game Hive is a leading developer of mobile games for iOS and Android, with more than 120 million total downloads to date.
We are passionate about making fun and rewarding games for everyone to enjoy. Our most popular games include the Tap Titans and Beat the Boss series, as well as our latest release in 2020, Battle Bouncers.