Unreal Engine Game Programmer

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Posted
April 6, 2021
Full Time
Montreal, QC
Remote
$65k – $85k CAD • 0.2% – 0.4%

Arcadia is the world's first sports platform that combines Esports with real athletics. Instead of avatars, athletes use their bodies as controllers inside competitive video games in front of live interactive audiences. Arcadia is creating a new category in sports unlike anything athletes or audiences have experienced before: SuperSports.

Esports + Traditional Sports = Arcadia. Check out our video here.

To accomplish this vision, we are leveraging the full power of Unreal Engine to merge game development, VR development, full body tracking, networking, virtual production and much more - and the Unreal Game Programmer plays a critical role in ensuring our success. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and innovation, is self-motivated and has a desire to create the next best game.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain free roam multiplayer large scale VR games inside Unreal Engine.
  • Work hand-in-hand with the founders, programmers and artists.
  • Implement and maintain productivity and game balance tools for other developers.
  • Imagine, prototype and propose ideas for new games and game mechanics.
  • Independently manage and track progress against deadlines.
  • Efficiently communicate progress and hurdles to other team members.
  • Evaluate emerging problems and future needs, propose solutions and time estimates.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR:

The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about games, virtual reality and sports with the following skills:

  • 5 years of experience as a C++ developer in Unreal Engine.
  • Experience with Blueprint Scripting development.
  • Multiplayer networking development skills.
  • Good coding ethic with constructive and informative comment habits.
  • Understanding of the software/hardware requirements for Unreal Engine, 3D assets, textures and optimizing for high frame rates in VR.
  • Ability to work independently while also collaborating in a team environment.
  • Strong ability to present your work to other team members.
  • The ideal candidate will be organized, able to work and coordinate on multiple projects and quickly pivot between them, while communicating with the team to meet our project goals.

BONUS:

  • Experience with DevOps.
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Web development skills
  • Experience with free-roam VR/AR gaming and development
  • Experience with Oculus Quest development

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OUR CULTURE

At The Arcadia Games we thrive on creativity and spend our time building and designing the entertainment of the future. We offer more than just a great work environment in one of the best neighborhoods in all of Montreal, Quebec in Canada. Our team is made up of some incredibly talented innovators and creative minds that have created industry leading content on the international stage.

BENEFITS & PERKS: 

  • We offer stock options - We’re building this business and product together, which is why we offer Stock Options that allow you to profit from The Arcadia Games success.
  • Flexible hours - At Arcadia you have the freedom to work from home and make your own schedule as long as we hit our goals and deadlines together.
  • Unlimited vacation - We believe in working hard when we have to and taking breaks when we need them.
  • We have a healthy kitchen - With all the healthy snacks, coffee, tea and all the cold pressed juice you can drink.
  • We care about your health - That’s why you get a free gym pass starting on day one, with a Personal Trainer Evaluation and gym program. You can also opt-in and track your healthy habits on our #ArcadiaFIT program where you can earn rewards and perks like a FitBit.
  • Public transportation friendly - Steps away from Lionel-Groulx Metro. Our office has easy access to public transportation and local highways.
  • Fun - We’re in a beautiful, open-concept workspace with books, comics, VR and classic video game libraries. (N64, Gameboy Color, PS4, Nintendo Switch, Oculus Quest, Rift S, HTC Vive) Happy Hour Thursdays with beer and wine after work.
  • We work in a great neighbourhood - In the heart of Little Burgundy with great restaurants, pubs, parks and daycares. You can also enjoy a short walk to the Atwater Market or take a stroll along the Lachine Canal.

We look forward to reviewing your application to The Arcadia Games!

Arcadia is an equal opportunity employer and is proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our customers.

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