Onward Play is seeking a User Interface Programmer to join one of our AAA game studio clients. The ideal candidate will be programming the tools and functionality of the game’s user interface on the target platform and game engine.
You will be a primary contributor to the development of the tools and runtime codebase necessary to produce a cutting edge user interface
Expert knowledge of UI tools, engine, and data pipeline codebases. Facilitate production of UI assets
Analyze feature requests and manage feature rollouts
Interface with stakeholders, liaise between team members, and drive collaborative projects
Provide input into the technical design and the vision through all phases of the game development cycle from pre-production through final product release. Ensure products are of the highest technical quality and uphold the integrity of the game’s design
Independently undertake research prior to the commencement of a new system or task to ensure implementation effectively meets defined goals
Clearly communicate updates and concerns to management
Manage requests or information needs regarding any aspect of the technical creation process with the appropriate members of the development team
Capable of resolving a range of highly complex technical issues to both programmers and other less technical team members. This will include the ability to explain themselves in writing and using a variety of audio visual aids
Actively maintaining skill-set and knowledge base by keeping track of the latest innovations from the industry
Minimum 3-5 years game industry experience with similar responsibilities
One or more published titles considered a strength
B.S. in computer science, engineering or relevant curriculum
Proven demonstration of C++ skills, software architecture, and design
Extensive UI Design/User Experience portfolio
Experience designing and building at least one large, complex UI
Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.