Software Engineer: Front-End (f/m) at Thoughtfish in Berlin

Thoughtfish develops gamified apps and games for mobile devices. We strive to create innovative products and technologies with areas of applicability even beyond the scope of gaming. We are looking for professionals to strengthen our friendly, highly-motivated team.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Be solution-driven, take initiative and develop original ideas towards all aspects of engine and game development
  • Design, implement, optimize and maintain graphics features in collaboration with artists and game designers
  • Develop and maintain content generation and content optimization of pipelines
  • Low level profiling and optimization, write memory- and mobile-friendly code
  • Optimization of systems: frame-rate, memory usage and load-times

Your Qualifications:

  • Experience with mobile game and graphics programming
  • Released at least 1 title as Game Programmer for current iOS or Android devices
  • Experience with shaders, animation, lighting, and FX on mobile devices
  • Advanced math skills (trigonometry, linear algebra etc.)
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Good communication skills and team work experience

Your Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Unity, including experience with scripting in C#, shaders, animation, lighting, and FX on mobile devices
  • Experience optimizing memory and space usage for support of older hardware
  • Ability to constantly learn and stay in touch with evolving game standards and development technologies
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Familiarity with current design and architectural patterns
  • Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code
  • Proficient knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git

Bonus points for experience with:

  • C++ and JS
  • Unreal 4 Engine
  • NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
  • Cloud backend services such as Firebase or Gamesparks

What we offer:

  • Transparent salary with regular, fixed increases
  • A positive feedback-culture featuring “Thank yous”, motivation, and room for mistakes
  • Cool and unique projects
  • We appreciate working parents and the need for a proper work-life balance

Your Application:

Please send your application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, references and/or certifications to Applications may be in either English or German.

Job ad published on May 20th, 2019

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