Lead Unity Game Developer

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Posted
May 4, 2021
Full Time
United States
Remote

RED GAMES Co. is a Salt Lake City-based independent game studio focused on creating multi-generational, family-friendly games and experiences in partnership with the world’s leading toy and entertainment companies, including LEGO, Hasbro, Crayola, Universal, A&E, OWN/Discovery Networks, and Nickelodeon.

We are seeking a dynamic, hands on Lead Unity Game Developer to join our Salt Lake City studio. This person will share key responsibility in the development and integration of games for mobile and other platforms. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of game development, including networking, programmatic art, gameplay systems, code architecture, and best practices. This developer will have a senior level knowledge of Unity and C#, experience leading teams, and an excitement to grow with our team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Write clear, maintainable code for cross-platform mobile games.
  • Collaborate with producers, designers, artists, QA, and others to ensure games are responsive and engaging.
  • Help game directors and producers estimate work, make effective tool choices and process improvements, and identify and mitigate project risks.
  • Leave content and build pipelines better than their initial condition.
  • Contribute to a culture of ownership and continual improvement through knowledge sharing and participation in agile development.
  • Mentor and assist junior and intermediate developers to build their skills and maximize the quality of their work.

Requirements:

  • Expert level understanding of Unity and C#.
  • At least 8 years experience working in Unity and game dev.
  • Proven knowledge in engines, networking, and graphics (optimization and shaders).
  • Ability to self organize and lead development efforts.
  • Extensive understanding of iOS and Android platforms.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a schedule in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Fast learner of complex systems and new technologies.
  • Passion for games.
  • Authorized to work lawfully in the United States of America as Red Games Co. does not engage in immigration sponsorship at this time

Red Games Co. is an equal opportunity employer. No recruiters please.

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Our Story

Red Games was originally formed as a division of RED Interactive Agency, a digital agency partner to the world’s leading brands. Under the agency’s umbrella, Red Games grew into a successful, boutique mobile game development studio and created hit games for companies such as Hasbro, Universal, Nickelodeon, A&E, OWN, and others. To date, the studio's games have reached #1 in 5 different App Store categories, have had 12 games Featured by Apple, including 'Best New Game', 'App of the Day', and 'Apps We Love', and over 100 million downloads.

In 2019, Red Games Co. was officially established as an independent mobile game studio, with a focus on creating multi-generational, family-friendly mobile games and experiences. Today, the company is developing new mobile games in partnership with LEGO, Hasbro, and Crayola as well as its own original IP.

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