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Unity Game Engineer

Company: Aristocrat Technologies
Location: Columbia
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

WHY BIG FISH GAMES?
Big Fish Games is the home of some of the biggest hit mobile casual games including EverMerge, Gummy Drop!, Cooking Craze, Fairway Solitaire, and many more.
We are curious and constantly seek improvement in all we do because that's what our business demands

We operate with good intentions, confidence, and humility

We welcome diversity of background, thought, and experience
We listen actively and value each other
We foster a fun environment that inspires creativity
OVERVIEW
Big Fish Games is looking for a Unity Game Engineer to join our game development team, where you will be creating mobile games for Android and iOS using in-house developed framework and Unity-based platform. In addition, you will contribute towards high-quality and timely delivery of games, providing solutions to complex technical problems, knowledge sharing, and technical documentation.
As a technical member of the game development team, you will be expected to help the team clear roadblocks and develop an in-depth understanding of game design and supporting libraries. This is an exciting opportunity exposing you to all facets of Aristocrat's global business, where you will meet great people and build a foundational understanding of the vast, complex, regulated environment in which we thrive.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Design, implement, maintain game systems in Unity
Participate in the full software development lifecycle of our products including designing, coding, debugging and documenting game
Develop new games ensuring the production of quality products
Code, test, and document game software to specified standards

Produce project and task estimates, schedules, and complete projects on time and within budget

Perform adequate testing of game software to ensure that logic and syntax are correct and that program results are accurate
Aid testers and support personnel as needed to identify problems with game software
Provide feedback regarding development considerations and usability issues concerning game software specifications and implementation
Conduct software analysis including requirements and software code reviews
Support, mentor and help develop expertise in other engineers
Communicate with management, team leads, and other engineers regarding programming needs and performance
Perform essential functions of software development by utilizing industry standard tools and equipment
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
3+ years of professional experience in software development
1+ years of professional experience in Unity

Proficiency in developing object-oriented software, with deep experience in C#

Experience with the entire development life cycle from gathering requirements to launching
Experience creating complex game systems
Experience estimating effort and establishing timelines for projects as well as communicating associated risk
Sense of aesthetics and attention to detail to create a high-quality game
Highly motivated self-starter who can work without supervision
A strong verbal and written communicator
An excellent critical thinker and problem solver, with demonstrated analytical skills
Experience shipping and maintaining mobile social games is a plus
BENEFITS AND BEYOND
Employees constantly rate Big Fish Games highly for its leadership, flexibility, well-being, diversity and inclusion through quarterly surveys.
FLEX-FORWARD WORK ENVIRONMENT: Customize the when, where, and how you work while delivering goals

HEALTH & MORE: Medical, dental, vision, life, disability, Teladoc services, employee assistance program (EAP)

WORK-LIFE: Wellness Friday (half-days), paid time off, parental leave, flexible work policy, studio holiday closure (Enjoy the week between Christmas and New Year!)
WELLBEING: Wellness fairs, weekly virtual workout classes, 24/7 access to mental health and wellbeing support, free therapy and counseling sessions for you and your family
WEALTH CARE: 401k matching, flexible spending account (FSA), employee discounts, employee stock purchase program
LEARN & GROW: LinkedIn Learning subscription, mentorship program, career development, individual development plans, educational assistance on job-related professional development
COMMUNITY & FUN: Company social events, employee impact groups, company swag, volunteer opportunities
ABOUT BIG FISH
Building upon our 20-year legacy as a leader in the biggest gaming categories in the world, we are innovating and developing new products within the casual space to add to our extensive portfolio. Big Fish is dedicated to delivering amazing experiences for players to connect, compete and discover play, anywhere and on any device. This means games for broad global audiences in genres that are easy to learn, and difficult to master. Be a part of the team from the start.
Big Fish is part of Pixel United, the free-to-play, mobile-first video games business of Aristocrat Leisure Ltd (ASX: ALL)!
Big Fish Games is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special that's why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
This position can be performed remotely and is currently open to residents of all locations, except in the state of Colorado and New York City.

Keywords: Aristocrat Technologies, Columbia , Unity Game Engineer, Other , Columbia, South Carolina

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