The Senior Game Programmer is a versatile technical expert able to contribute in varied areas of game development, from gameplay systems, to tools, to engine-related features. You will be responsible for creating new mechanics and systems and bringing them to a high level of polish. You are comfortable working closely with designers to create compelling gameplay experiences, implement new content, and collaborate closely with a cross-discipline team to pull it all together.
Our mission is to craft retro-infused JRPGs that awaken cherished childhood memories. Our growing studio is assembling a dream team of talent from across the globe to build the games you’ve always dreamed of growing up. Join us on this epic quest to make fun, narrative-rich games in an inclusive, supportive, and fun studio environment!
You’ll be working on Threads of Time, a 2.5D JRPG inspired by Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy where you get to travel from the pre-historic era to the end of time!
Maybe you think that your experience is not where it should be? Or you don’t meet every requirement listed in this job description? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs if they don’t think they meet every qualification. But we feel that creating meaningful work means embracing different perspectives, which is why at Riyo Games we are focused on building an equitable, diverse and inclusive studio. If your experience is not perfectly aligned with every requirement in this job description, but you’re interested in this position, we encourage you to apply anyway. We simply want to know what makes you special!
Please note although this is a full-time remote position, applicants must reside in Canada. Thank you, we look forward to hearing from you!
We’re a tight-knit, passionate team of JRPG fans working on bringing the best of the genre to everyone!
We are each other’s cheerleaders - we support and celebrate each other’s work and achievements in and out of the studio. And that’s reflected in the Platinum Rule: we treat others as they want to be treated.
That’s why we have a no crunch! policy, make people-first decisions when it comes to studio culture, and operate fully remotely to give everyone their best chance for a healthy work-life balance.
Diversity & Inclusion
We welcome and value the presence and contributions of people regardless of their gender identity and/or expression, sexual attraction, age, culture, abilities, ethnic origin, marital status, nationality, race, religion, education, or socioeconomic status.
We do not accept and will take action against discrimination or harassment based on the Ontario Human Rights Code. Employment is a protected social area.
At our studio we:
Commitment to Improvement
We acknowledge that the work of creating and maintaining a diverse and equitable workplace is never done. This statement reflects our aspirations, and we welcome feedback. We will make decisions with careful thought to our commitments above.
Our areas of focus include but are not limited to:
Participation and Inclusiveness