Senior Game Developers | Full-time Employment | Sydney

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• Attractive salary offers / long-term position
• Award-winning team and projects
• Rapidly growing company

What’s this about:

Award-winning serious games company, LionsHeart Studios, is looking to fill several Senior Software Developer positions in our rapidly expanding team based at University of New South Wales, Kensington Campus.
(Advanced-Mid programmers with strong portfolios will also be considered.)

If you are a talented, driven programmer with experience in the videogame industry, passionate about writing elegant code that can make a difference, and who believes games can really be ‘game-changers’, come join us!

About us:

At LionsHeart we aim to develop videogames that can educate the world. We care immensely about our users and strive to deliver our best in all our products.

Already counting a number of successful titles played by thousands of students across Australia and abroad, we are now moving towards the international market as we ramp up for our public release this year.

Some of our early prototypes can be found here: http://lionsheartstudios.com/courses.

The job:

In this role you will be working closely with game designers, developers and researchers to create game functionality in a very agile environment.

Besides software development and mentoring others, we expect you to become an indispensable member of the tech team, taking leadership roles in various projects and seeing them through from design to deployment.

Requirements:
* 4+ years experience; Shipped at least 2 titles
* Demonstrable C# / Unity experience;
* Excellent team player; Experience working with game designers
* Ability to write clean, modular code
* Solid understanding of object-oriented design
* Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
* Advanced UI development abilities

Desirables:
* Background in C, C++, Java
* Experience working with multiplayer systems
* Cross-platform development expertise

Bonus:
* Knowledge of server architecture and back-end systems including Linux / Windows servers, Python and Django programming, SQL and NoSQL databases
* An interest in delivering educational content (scholarly background)

If you are interested in joining a fun (and slightly overachieving) team of people delivering award-winning serious games, please forward your CV and cover letter to jobs@lionsheartstudios.com.

Please apply for this role only if you have the right to work in Australia. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.