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Idol Minds Recruiting Senior/Lead Programmer

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Senior/Lead Programmer

Come join us in sunny Louisville, Colorado and help us make some awesome games! We’ve had great success already with year, with our last two titles being featured by Apple! We’re working with solid partners and have new business waiting to get started. We’re looking for senior and lead programmers who are interested in working on both mobile and console games. As a senior engineer you will implement systems, engines and gameplay components on our games. In addition, you will work with a group of industry veterans to provide direction and leadership to more junior staff.

Responsibilities

 Join a team of software engineers in the design and implementation of core game features
 Collaborate with designers, artists and others to implement and fine-tune game features
 Contribute innovative and original ideas toward all aspects of the game’s production and development.
 Review the work of other engineers and provide mentorship
 Collaborate with technology director on technical design, core tech and feature roll out

Required Skills

 Experience shipping games in a senior or lead role
 Expert on at least one major current gen platform
 Fluent in C++, C#
 Creative, focused, results-oriented, self-motivated, resourceful problem-solver with excellent debugging and strong

Communications Skills

 A passion for well architected, robust, maintainable, and extensible code with good coding standards
 Ability to mentor, interview, and evaluate programmers
 Comfortable working within and enhancing an established code framework
 Passionate about making games
 Patient and calm during periods of stress
 Degree in software engineering, computer science, physics, math or equivalent
 Must exhibit a positive attitude and be a strong team player

Beneficial Skills

 Mobile development experience
 Console development experience
 .NET programming experience
 OpenGL/DirectX programming experience
 Experience working with Maya API

Required Experience

 5+ years C++ programming experience
 Multiple shipped games

Company:

Here at Idol Minds, we have been crafting great games for more than 17 years. Our passionate and talented teams have built games for all the major platforms and cemented their reputations as architects of fun. Millions of players have shredded the slopes in our hit snowboarding franchise CoolBoarders. Millions more have catapulted their favorite pop stars into bone-crushing collisions in the PlayStation 3 hit PAIN. More recently, we’ve pivoted into mobile gaming with the release of Tales of Honor and Qube Kingdom for iOS and Android. Both of these titles were Featured by Apple.
We are ideally located in Louisville, Colorado next to the Rocky Mountains. Our company offers a relaxed and fun work environment, competitive salary, royalties, moving expenses, health and dental insurance, and a 401k plan. Our location offers close proximity to countless outdoor and metropolitan activities.
We’re looking for talented and passionate people who want to join a growing company and make awesome games.

If this is you, please contact us at jlitchford@idolminds.com
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