Unity Programmer

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Posted
August 17, 2021
Contract
Anywhere
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RUNWILD are looking for the right people to join their pack! We are an ambitious company, and we are looking to expand our team to help deliver our first game Almighty. If you are passionate about playing and developing multiplayer games then we may want to hear from you.

We are looking for a self-driven and experienced Unity programmer who has good general knowledge of making games. You will be expected to take on a wide variety of tasks, and work from your own initiative as an integral part of a small creative and collaborative team.

Become instrumental in helping take our game from Early Access to Version 1 and beyond, touching many parts of the game, improving current features and adding new ones.

Requirements:

  • Experience working on commercial projects with Unity and C#, on PC, Console or mobile.
  • Must be able to demonstrate skills with work examples.
  • Ability to create clean and understandable code, and able to work with and edit others.
  • Self-driven and autonomous. (supervision will be minimal)
  • Comfort and familiarity with working remotely and using instant chat tools. (Slack/Discord)
  • Creative and able to propose new features, ideas and solutions.
  • Good knowledge of version control tools. (SVN)
  • Good and reliable internet connection.
  • Comfortable communicating in English, both spoken and written.
  • Strong sense of integrity and honesty.

Pluses:

  • Knowledge of Multiplayer and specifically Photon.
  • Knowledge of reactive behaviour trees and animation controllers.
  • Experience coding gameplay and interacting with designers and artists to achieve goals.
  • Experience with optimisation.
  • Passionate about video games, interest in ARPG's and Looter Shooters added bonus.

Important Information:

  • The role is open to remote candidates or those who would like to work in our Caerphilly office.
  • The contract is initially for 6 months with the intention to move to a permanent basis afterwards.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV along with a covering note to info@runwildent.com.  If possible, please also supply any links to examples of work you have done in the past.

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About Us:

RUNWILD Entertainment is an independent game development studio formed in September 2016 in South Wales, UK. We have a team of 6 full-time developers and a number of contractors that we work with based around the world. We may be working on our first game, but we have a solid understanding of working together and having a creative and collaborative focus. Conrad and Darran, the co-founders and company Directors, have a long history in the games industry and working together.

We are based out of offices in the Welsh Innovation Centre for Enterprise on Caerphilly Business Park, in Caerphilly in the United Kingdom, famous for its castle, its cheese and the occasional dragon.  Or we are when we are not all working remotely due to Covid restrictions.

Our mission is to pioneer multiplayer experiences where players can share adventures in an emergent and seamless way, make connections and have fun whilst doing it.​​

About Almighty: Kill Your Gods

In Almighty: Kill Your Gods, you take on the persona of an Alpha, the first amongst your kind, a magical warrior infused with the power of your ancestors, reborn to take a stand for your tribe against the tyranny and oppression of the Elder Gods. Almighty: Kill Your Gods is a game about reclaiming and rebuilding your home in the face of impossible odds.

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