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Game Engineer

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
€60,000 to €70,000 per hour
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
itContracting – an eir evo company
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itContracting are currently seeking applicants for a Gaming Engineer. This is a permanent remote position.

Job Summary:
Our client's Game Engineers make polished, high-performance HTML5 mobile games. We are currently looking for Game Engineers to join their growing global team. We’re seeking people who are proficient with JS and passionate about making games, but it's always a bonus if you know more than JavaScript! Our client write cross-compilers, GPU shaders, NodeJS back­end, JavaScript game APIs and tools, and whatever else it takes. You will work with the best engineers in the world; we have top talent in every part of our stack.

The ideal candidate will be thoughtful, low ego, and hardworking professionals who can both zoom into the details and zoom out to embrace the big picture. Our client is passionate about makers and tinkerers, who are unafraid to experiment with a healthy disregard for constraints. Our client is seeking someone who can enrich their team with your enthusiasm and passion, both for games and for life.


- Be responsible for designing, developing and deploying major game features from end to end.
- Be the champion for the user and have real input on the end-user product!
- Insist on the highest standards and create functional and engaging features that will delight our users.
- Be part of a tight game development team looking to iterate fast on a fun concept and then building it out.
- Be a key member of a high performing software engineering team while collaborating with design, engineering and production teams to devise optimal engineering solutions to game requirements.
- Hands­ on architect and coder for sophisticated client/server systems for mobile gaming.
- Innovate and iterate on process, systems and technology to deliver world­-class social games.
- Be a leader; Identify and articulate technical and production risks and obstacles, as well as generate solutions.


- 2+ years of professional software engineering experience, working on cross functional teams. 
- Proven effectiveness in directing or delivering high-quality production software with at least one shipped product of which you were a primary contributor (self published products are acceptable). 
- High motivation to work in the game industry backed by demonstrable games on which you were a primary contributor (self-produced work is acceptable). 
- Capable in JavaScript + HTML5 to create custom, interactive, user experiences that are enjoyable on all HTML5 browsers. 
- Proficient at using script debuggers like Chrome Debugger. 
- Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object­-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures. 
- Familiarity with git, svn or other VCS. 
- Great communication skills, self starter, analytical, creative, and a strong team player.


- Specialized skills in a particular area of game development (for example: UI, Physics, graphics, multiplayer, game logic, animation etc.)
- Both Android and iOS game development experience.
- Solid familiarity with 3rd party SDKs, analytics and A/B testing in mobile games.
- Understanding of the reactive UI paradigm and experience building UIs using reactive UI frameworks (such as React, and state management Utilities like Redux).
- Knowledgeable with what NPM components can do, and what functionality you are better off custom coding.

Candidates must be eligible to work full time and long term in japan, Australia or Isle of Man

If you are interested in applying for this role, please do so via the relevant link. If you would like to discuss this role in confidence, please contact Luke Delaney in itContracting directly.
Evros, itContracting and our clients are equal opportunity employers who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability. Evros / itContracting apply all relevant Data Protection laws when processing your Personal Data.
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Ref: BH4033

Contact Details:
itContracting – an eir evo company
Tel: 1890 911 211
Contact: Luke Delaney

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