Unity/Web Developer

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Posted
February 20, 2021
Contract
Anywhere
Remote
$20-30 USD/hour

Weathered Sweater is a new Black-owned interactive media and art studio located in Winooski, Vermont. We are looking for a half to full-time Unity/Web Developer for a remote contract position aimed at exploring new studio relationships and positions. 

We are looking for a developer that is used to working with a team to consistently deliver milestones on time and on schedule. Any applicant should have extensive experience working in Unity and at least some experience with web development outside of Unity. Experience in other engines and environments is a plus. 

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, experienced, passionate about the game development industry, and driven enough that they’ve already created and released several projects (commercial or otherwise).

Applicants from underrepresented or marginalized groups please apply! As a Black-owned studio we would like to push for more diversity in the games industry.

Duties and Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for working on a team and making products that may be internal Weathered Sweater projects or projects for clients.

  • Work on a mix of internal “indie” projects and external, client-based projects
  • Design and implement levels and features with or alongside a team
  • Design and implement tools to help make development easier for teammates
  • Create placeholder assets for prototyping systems or implementing content
  • Writing and maintaining design and programming documentation

Requirements and Experience: 

  • Proficient with Unity (you can confidently design and build a stable game on your own using Unity C#)
  • Experience with HTML5 web/game development (Node.js, React, Phaser, ect)
  • Good sense of aesthetic (you have proven that you can make a game look and feel good)
  • Strong documentation skills and habits (you can write a design document and keep it up-to-date, and can also create UI/UX flow charts and layouts)
  • Basic to intermediate understanding of Git and Source Control

Nice to Haves:

  • Strong narrative and storytelling skills
  • Ability to make placeholder assets and animations
  • Passionate about making things of many types, genres, and styles
  • Has hobbies that aren’t just gaming-related (you can draw from experiences that aren’t just other games)

Important Information

  • Duration: ~6 months
  • Compensation: Negotiable and based on experience (target range $20-30 USD/hour)
  • Location: Though remote, we are mainly looking at candidates that can work in Eastern Time (ET) given the nature of the role.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, portfolio, and any other supporting materials through this form. We are hoping to hire around March 2021, but we willing to take our time to find the right candidate.

About Our Games

Boatventure is a multi-format story about a flooded world, a girl with some issues she’s working out, and a magic boat that’s alive, but can’t talk. Join Wynona and the crew as they embark on a continuing journey of self-discovery, friendship, perils, and more as the terrors of the deep bare fangs at the hunters keeping them at bay!

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SKATOR GATOR was just minding his own business when those greedy capitalist robots started ruining his swamp! I mean they’re draining the peat bog just to make mini golf courses!? Skate across their oil pipelines towards the city to advocate for change and cause some mayhem along the way.

SUPER SKY MECH is an action-arcade game that blends a vertical scrolling shooter with an infiltration-based platformer. It was made in the Champlain College game production program.

You can view more of our work at weatheredsweater.com and sundaemonth.com.

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