Akimbo Creations Game Programmer Full Time in Vancouver, BC

Akimbo Creations

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Game Programmer
Vancouver, BC

Experience with software development methodologies, specifically Agile. Development experience and knowledge with Unreal 4….

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our gameplay programming team. As part of the team you will be directly involved in creating a new IP. This is an incredible opportunity to use your knowledge and imagination to build something that will stand out amongst the crowd.

Akimbo Creations offers a competitive salary, full medical and dental benefits package.

Your key responsibilities will consist of (but are not limited to):

- Developing technical design in collaboration with other engineers.

- Designing and architecting new game systems.

- Working closely with design and art disciplines in the development of product.

- Creating prototypes to demonstrate early concept development.

- Writing clear, maintainable, portable code.

- Bringing our worlds to life by creating believable behaviours and routines.

- Working on strategies to produce fun and challenging combat encounters.

- Creating blend trees that combine animations, which are driven from both player and AI input.

- Working in conjunction with animators, finely tune and polish systems to produce the best combination of realism and responsiveness.

- Breaking down large feature domains into task-able pieces.

- Participating in code and architecture reviews.

Our ideal candidate possesses:

- A degree in computer science, mathematics, or equivalent.

- Minimum of 1+ year(s) game programming experience

- Development experience and knowledge with Unreal 4

- Prior experience working with camera, animations, AI, or game physics is ideal.

- Solid C/C++ programming skills.

- Excellent analytical and mathematical skills, including knowledge of vectors, matrices and linear algebra.

- Strong OO design understanding.

- Passion for playing and creating cutting edge video game experiences.

- Experience developing player character mechanics in a third-person game.

- Experience with software development methodologies, specifically Agile.

- Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving ability.

- Write clear, maintainable, portable code.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Vancouver, BC

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-23
Posted by: