Programmer (Unreal)

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

July 31, 2021
Full Time

We are looking for a driven and detail-oriented programmer to join our team on a new game development project in Unreal Engine. In collaboration with other programmers and technical specialists, you will help construct and execute the engineering backbone of a new immersive 3D game in Unreal. This position may be remote or in our office in Boulder, CO.

Role Responsibilities

  • Help your team plan, architect, and implement new systems, mechanics, and tools in a new, cutting-edge engine
  • Work with other programmers to maintain high quality coding standards
  • Work with your manager and teammates to ensure development deadlines are met while achieving the highest work quality possible
  • Contribute technical and creative ideas towards all aspects of development
  • Coordinate with the producer and the other component leads to set milestone goals and run an efficient production pipeline

Your Qualifications

  • Proven experience with Unreal Engine and C++ on a shipped game
  • Experience with version control for game development (ideally, Perforce)
  • Ability to adapt to the fluid needs of a burgeoning project team
  • Proactive communication and collaboration, familiarity with Agile/Scrum processes
  • Detail-oriented, can comprehend project directives and philosophies and integrate them into day-to-day work

Bonus Skills & Experience

  • Experience with project planning and managing other developers
  • Interest in tools-driven procedural game development
  • Familiarity with the Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence, etc.)
  • Passion for games and the video games industry

How To Apply:

Send us your resume, cover letter, and any supplementary materials/links relevant to the role through this form.

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About Us:

Serenity Forge, based out of Boulder, Colorado, develops and publishes meaningful games that challenge the way you think. We pride ourselves on the care and dedication we put into our work. Now is a great time to join a growing studio that seeks passionate team members to contribute to the next generation of great games. We've got some amazing projects in the works, and we want you to help make them even better!

We are a long-term driven studio that provides opportunities for new members to develop exciting skills, so don't be afraid to apply even when your current experience doesn't fit 100% of the job requirements!

We are currently hiring artists, animators, designers, programmers and an administrator. You can view (and share) all of our openings here.

Our Upcoming Games:

Doki Doki Literature Club Plus is an expanded experience based on the original Doki Doki Literature Club, bringing more stories and exclusive content to the legendary horror story. Write your way to your crush’s heart and experience true terror as you get to know every member of the Literature Club, making careful choices to achieve the perfect ending.

Death’s Gambit: Afterlife is a 2D action metroidvania that builds on and refines the original Death’s Gambit experience. Using an array of equipment, weapons, and abilities, Sorun must fight his way through the kingdom of Siradon to rid the land of its curse and fulfill his agreement with Death. Afterlife offers a wealth of new features and changes, including reworked movement, fine-tuned encounters, new bosses, levels, and more!

Arcadian Atlas is a 2D isometric tactical role playing game about the choices people make in pursuit of the things they love, and the havoc it wreaks on a kingdom.

Land of Screens follows the story of Holland as she tries to evade her recent fresh break-up. Problem is, everyone she’s friends with immediately knows, leading her to putting it all down as she ventures into the real world in her quest to make new friends and start a new, unplugged journey.

You can view our previous releases like Cyanide & Happiness: Freakpocalypse, Half Past Fate, Neversong, and Where the Water Tastes Like Wine on our website.

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