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April 6, 2021

**This position has been closed.**

Blue Bottle Games is seeking an experienced contract programmer for Ostranauts on a medium to long term engagement.


  • Strong Unity and C# skills
  • At least one of the following: 1. Strong UX skills, 2. Strong game-system design skills
  • Experience using Unity's UI/canvas editor, asset system, prefabs
  • Positive attitude, and enjoys collaborating.

Nice to Haves

  • Skill in UI design, animation, or VFX.
  • Haxe/OpenFL experience


  • Design and build game systems based on loose requirements.
  • Improve user experience and quality of life.
  • Implement user interface screens, transitions, animations, VFX.
  • Build and reinforce connections between existing game systems.
  • Test systems to ensure they work as designed, and are reliable.
  • Ensure quality of applications, by including the name Ursula in the first email.
  • Adjust and debug systems based on user feedback.

We Offer

A flexible schedule:

  • Approximately full-time workload.
  • You set the hours.
  • Must be productive week-to-week.
  • No crunch.

Remote work:

Any timezone is fine, but at least occasional availability during Pacific time business hours.

To Apply

Email with a link to your CV/resume, and portfolio (if any). In the body of your email, please answer the following questions:

  • What is the most successful game you've shipped? What made it successful?
  • What shipped game are you most proud of, and why?
  • What sorts of games do you enjoy?

Applications close April 19th, 2021. Principals only. No recruiters, please.

About Blue Bottle Games

Blue Bottle Games, LLC makes video games for players who enjoyed pen and paper role-playing and strategy games, and want to have those experiences on the computer. Our games are detail-oriented, and focus on exploring worlds, deep systems, customizing characters and equipment, creative problem solving, and story.

About Ostranauts

A noir spaceship-life sim, set in a solar system cut-off from a ravaged Earth. Design your one-of-a-kind spaceship. Hire crew with physical and emotional needs. Enjoy detailed ship control panels and interiors. Then manage your dysfunctional crew and ship as you fend off bankruptcy...or worse. Wishlist now on Steam!

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