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CO­OP Programmer / Technical Designer

Location: Troy, NY
Job # 7413007
Date Posted: 05-04-2016
CO­OP Programmer / Technical Designer
Summer 2016 ­ May­Sept

Position Description:
Developing games in a fast­paced small team environment on a variety of platforms including mobile and web. Job responsibilities include implementing gameplay mechanics and game systems, tuning handling and gameplay, implementing functional and polished user interface to design and art spec, working with teams to identify and make gameplay improvements, developing new game code, and maintaining library and engine code. A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work on a team, actively test and iterate on the platform, and show initiative, resourcefulness, and strong design sensibilities.

● Experience with one or more of the following: Unity, Javascript, HTML5, Haxe.

● Ability to work with legacy code.

● Previous experience building one or more games in a team­based setting.

● Ability to work effectively as part of a team, including strong communication and documentation skills.

● Excellent problem solving, debugging skills, and creativity.

● Enthusiasm for creating fun educational games

● Experience working in resource­constrained environments, such as embedded hardware.

● Familiarity with basic principles of art and design.

● Scripting languages (python, bash, MaxScript, perl) a plus

Company Description:
1st Playable Productions is an independent game development studio with a focus on applied and educational games for people of all ages. 1st Playable Productions seeks to make games that will stimulate, entertain, and leave a lasting, positive impression.

1st Playable Productions
5 Third Street
STE 300
Troy, NY

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