Mobile Game Software Engineer (IOS, Andoid)

PeopleFun is the creator of the #1 mobile word game, Wordscapes. Founded in 2011, PeopleFun is a small, rapidly growing studio where development teams thrive on creativity, rapid prototyping, teamwork and fun. With our focus on casual, mobile word games our mission is to bring delight to everyday life! 

PeopleFun seeks a Software Engineer to join our veteran game development team. You will work in small teams alongside industry veterans to develop game systems, features and Ui while iterating and prototyping. If you thrive in an environment that values creativity, teamwork, and knowledge sharing, then this position is for you. 

Candidate MUST HAVE a demonstrable passion for games. We will dive DEEPLY into your gaming experiences during the screening process. 

Requirements:
Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement core features and systems.
  • Collaborate with team members to build sustainable, performant, and maintainable technologies and code.
  • Collaborate across disciplines to shepherd features from initial concept to completion.
  • Work with engineers and team leadership to establish tasks and schedules.
  • Utilize a variety of platforms, frameworks and APIs.
  • Support product post-launch, while developing additional features that will be added in a live user environment.

Requirements:
At PeopleFun we make games using our proprietary engine, not Unity. 

  • 3+ years’ experience in delivering production-level code in a professional environment.
  • Strong proven programming skills.
  • Great can-do attitude and you lead by example.
  • Ability to write clean, readable, portable, reliable, and optimized code.
  • Ability to quickly master selected tools and development processes.
  • Passionate, performance-driven self-starter.
  • Self-motivation and willing to pitch-in on a wide variety of tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with artists, designers, and other engineers.
  • Motivated and passionate about mobile games.
  • Experience optimizing mobile platforms.
  • Understanding of common UI patterns.
  • Experience with Monkey programming language.
  • iOS or Android mobile development experience.
  • Experience supporting a live service.

Preferred

  • Motivated and passionate about mobile games.
  • Experience optimizing mobile platforms.
  • Understanding of common UI patterns.
  • Experience with Monkey programming language.
  • iOS or Android mobile development experience.
  • Experience supporting a live service.

Benefits:

  • PeopleFun is a small and lean mobile game company based in Richardson, TX.
  • The job roles and responsibilities will grow quickly as quickly as aptitude allows.
  • Benefits include an Unlimited Time Off Policy, Health insurance, 401K and potential bonuses.