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Software Engineer COOP

Location: Troy, NY
Job # 8431997
Date Posted: 11-20-2016
Software Engineer COOP
January - May

Position Description:

1st Playable Productions seeks a temporary student Co-op who is dedicated and excited about making games which have a positive impact on society. 1st Playable Productions is an independent game development studio with a passion for making games that will stimulate, entertain, and leave a lasting, positive impression. As a B-Corperation we pride ourselves on contributing to the local community and creating a positive impact on the environment. Our studio develops on a range of platforms including Mobile, VR, Nintendo and Web.  Apply now to join our face paced environment of experienced games developers.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Implementation of gameplay mechanics and game systems,
  • Gameplay tuning handling and gameplay,
  • Implement functional and polished user interfaces based on specifications
  • Work with team to identify and make gameplay improvements
  • Develop new game code, and maintain existing library and engine code.
  • Demonstrate the ability to actively test and iterate on systems
 
Required:
  • Experience with one or more of the following: C++, C#, Haxe, JavaScript, and/or ActionScript.
  • Ability to work with existing codebases.
  • Previous experience building one or more games in a team-based setting.
  • Strong mathematical ability.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, including strong communication and documentation skills.
  • Excellent problem solving ability, and critical and creative thinking skills.
  • Shows initiative, resourcefulness, and strong design sensibilities.
  • Excels at debugging
  • Enthusiasm for making and playing a variety of fun games!
 
Bonus:
  • Experience with HTML5
  • Experience working in resource-constrained environments, such as mobile or embedded hardware.
  • Familiarity with basic principles of art and design.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, bash, MaxScript, Perl)
  • Experience with Unity
  • Experience with developing for VR
 
We are located in historic Troy, a city in upstate NY. Conviently located near between Boston, New York and Montreal we enjoy a beautiful range of seasons and access to nature trails as well as city amenities.  
 
 
 
Contact:
1st Playable Productions
5 Third Street
STE 300
Troy, NY
518-271-8172
www.1stplayable.com
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