Senior Developer - Plug-in Media

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 28/02/2018

Plug-in Media is a BAFTA-winning digital media production company that delivers engaging, interactive entertainment for children and families. We blend animation, gaming and narrative with great design and first-class technical development to produce work that is visually stunning, technically groundbreaking and with great storytelling and humor at its core.

Job Description:

Plug-in Media is looking to recruit a Senior Games Developer to work in their studio in central Brighton, just by the Old Steine. We typically have a range of diverse and exciting projects across several technologies and platforms, and are looking for someone who will take an active (and highly important) role in bringing these to life alongside our small team of very skilled Developers.

Our busy studio has a positive and cheerful atmosphere, where everyone’s voice is heard. It’s true to say that while everyone here works hard, we all have a lot of fun doing it! We have regular company get-togethers, BBQs, outings and show-and-tells. Other employee benefits include: up to 25 days holiday a year, an employer-contributed company pension scheme, childcare vouchers and perhaps most importantly: a Massive Fruit Bowl.

As a Senior Developer, you’ll have great enthusiasm for the web/mobile technology industries, and experience developing with a range of associated technologies. You’ll have an excellent standard of competence using Unity, and you’ll need to become comfortable working with HTML5/Javascript game development. You’ll also have tinkered with some platform native tools using the core Android and iOS SDKs. You’ll know that today’s Developer is something of a ‘jack of all trades’ where specific tools are concerned; you might not be an expert in Java for example, but you’ll be well up for (and highly capable of) the challenge of solving a particular problem with it it, if it turns out to be necessary. We make games - the specific technology used is variable, depending on the job!

We welcome applications from Developers coming from any educational background, with a demonstrable portfolio of existing achievements in Unity development.

For more information about our work see: http://www.pluginmedia.net

 
Skills Range:

Key responsibilities:

You will play a pivotal senior role within our development team, working to deliver games and apps on the web, and on mobile devices.

Essential experience & skills:

Experience in writing, debugging and optimising scripts in C# using Unity

Good mastery of the Unity toolset, and competency at 3D game architecture and construction

A solid grasp of mathematics for games (vectors, physics and geometry)

A team player with good communication skills and a sense of humour

Familiarity with the state of all things ‘mobile’

Desirable experience & skills:

Development credit on a full mobile game, carried from concept to market

Experience with Javascript/HTML5 for game development (possibly using an engine such as Phaser or EaselJS).

Practised knowledge of version control systems, particularly Git/Github

No fear of the Command Line Interface (terminal) on Linux/MacOS systems

 
Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Salary: Negotiable
Attendance: Full-Time
 
Additional Information:

If you think that this role is for you, please send your CV and some links to your recent work or portfolio to jobs@pluginmedia.net

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

 
 

No agencies please

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