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OPM are pleased to be working alongside our client as they continue to push forward with more growth and success. They have a clear vision and a mission to become the best Games developer in the Mobile ‘Free to Play’ space.
As a Berlin based gaming studio, they are aiming to elevate the gaming experience on mobile platforms. They’re on the search for undiscovered fun; A journey led by an exciting group of people inspired by a common destination.
What they are looking for:
An experienced and hands-on Lead Developer, able to inspire others both as a leader and as a developer. In a small and close-knit team, many boots need to be filled and the ideal candidate needs to be comfortable with that (and in them). You will be bringing a strong technical expertise and vision. On the other hand, you will act as the key point of communication for design and art teams.
Lead the team of developers to ensure the team is motivated and focused. Regularly assess the strengths and weaknesses of the team members and continuously mentor them.
Lead by example and contribute high quality code whenever needed.
Define and execute the strategy for technical/software design and frameworks.
Drive the quality for all code throughout the entire production cycle for the game. Regularly innovate the process adopted by the game, pushing the boundaries of the studio as well as those of the industry.
Partner with art team / producers to ensure schedules and plans meet business and project needs.
Implement best practice tech management approaches which can include external development partners.
Your Knowledge and Experience:
Professional, proven relevant experience as a Lead Developer (or similar), including at least one shipped successful mobile f2p game.
Significant work experience in the Games software industry.
Experience with the entire game production pipeline and working with a live game.
Expert knowledge of game development in Unity3D (ex. Asset Bundles, Integrating or writing Plugins, Shaders).
Advanced knowledge of server side development needed for games and ability to work with AWS and other BaaS providers.
Advanced understanding of build / version control, pipeline management and Continuous Integration best practices.
Experienced manager who genuinely likes to work with others and has experience in mentoring and leading a creative team.
Bachelor’s level or equivalent degree in Computer Science or similar area.
Has excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Takes initiative to solve problems without being told, resulting in excellent follow-through.
Deep passion for games and the entertainment industry.
Has excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Nice to Have
IT hardware / Infrastructure experience.
Game Design experience.
This is an excellent opportunity for career progression and to have a genuine influence in the direction of the companies projects. You will work alongside some of the games industry’s top talent. Joining this company now at the early stages of their vision will be an exciting journey for the successful candidate.
Get in touch for more information.
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