Developer

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Posted
March 5, 2021
Full Time
Germany
Remote

**This position has been closed.**

Programming games is exactly your thing? You may already have some years of experience in this area and are you ready for a great team and new challenges? Then apply to us for the position as a developer and become part of the Gentle Trolls!

Your tasks

  • Development of game mechanics with Unity3D and Phaser.IO (HTML5 / JS)
  • Processing and integration of graphics and animations (2D and 3D)
  • Creation of technical concepts and software architectures

Your qualifications

You should definitely bring the following experience with you:

  • You have project experience in Unity3D.
  • You have a very good understanding of programming (especially C #), and you need clean, well-structured code.
  • You are technically savvy and able to identify inefficient workflows.
  • You like to learn new things and are ready to take on various technical areas of responsibility within game development.
  • You are a team player, but you can also work independently.
  • You are a passionate player yourself and you know what makes a good game.
  • You have a good command of German and English.

Desirable Skills

If any of these apply to you, be sure to mention them:

  • You already have several years of professional experience in the field of game development.
  • You studied computer science or something similar.
  • Unity3D is most important to us, but we also like to see experience in other engines and areas of game development.
  • You have experience in the field of HTML 5 + JavaScript.
  • You have administrative knowledge, e.g. setting up & managing networks, VPN, Jenkins, etc.
  • You enjoy optimizing and automating processes (e.g. automated build pipeline, asset workflow).
  • You are familiar with shader programming.
  • You have experience in other areas of game development, e.g. game design.

We offer that

  • We develop games and apps as well as game development tools in both entertainment and serious games.
  • Part-time work is possible in consultation.
  • Remote work within Germany possible during the pandemic. Presence is desirable when the situation is stabilized.
  • We offer flat hierarchies with plenty of space to contribute your own ideas and creativity.
  • Initiative and personal responsibility are very important to us.
  • You work in a great team with different characters who support each other.

About Gentle Troll

Gentle Troll Entertainment develops games that have something to say in the heart of the young student metropolis of Würzburg. We are passionate about games with captivating gameplay and captivating stories that take you away from everyday life, reveal new perspectives and also like to give you something to think about.

We always strive for the highest quality in order to create experiences that inspire. In order for us to succeed, we rely on the development of a sustainable, employee-oriented company culture that avoids crunch and offers many opportunities for compensation: With flexible working hours, options for part-time and a clear overtime regulation, we create the basis for a harmonious integration of work and private life - also for young families.

We maintain an open, modern communication culture with flat hierarchies in which the opinions of all employees from different disciplines are valued. Mentoring goes beyond management and the focus is on strong team play and mutual growth through mutual support. That is why we are looking for colleagues who do not extend their elbows but who can shake hands, work independently and motivate themselves like others.

Community is very important to us: We set up and encourage exchange platforms and formats for game developers of all disciplines, such as the Indie Outpost, because we believe that we can all learn from each other and move forward together. We hate trench warfare and we have excellent relationships with many independent studios in Bavaria, Germany and beyond.

If that sounds like a workplace where you feel comfortable and if you would like to work with us on-site in our studio in Würzburg on games that want to conquer the market with their unique signature, we look forward to receiving your application!

Are you interested?

Then we look forward to receiving your meaningful application documents by March 31, 2021 with details of your salary expectations and a possible start date by email to: jobs@gentletroll.com

About Our Games

Underdown is a turn-based tactical mystery thriller four young outsiders stumble upon an unsettling truth in an old mine, while searching for their lost friend. In the depths of the mountain, a private biotech company experiments with a mysterious fungal organism. The further the friends venture down the tunnels, the more they become affected by the fungal spores. Gradually, the spores increase their powers, but also damage their physical and psychological condition. Their rescue mission soon turns into a life-threatening trip into darkness.


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