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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London

Description

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Future Games of London is an independent studio that designs, develops and publishes Smartphone and Tablet games. Founded in September 2009, FGOL create wholly owned and original IP which by January 2018 had achieved over 517 million downloads worldwide following the success of Hungry Shark Evolution. The long-awaited Hungry Shark World, which was released May 2016 is already a smashing success with over 70 million downloads worldwide. 
FGOL operate worldwide on a F2P model, via the acquisition, retention and monetization of a sustainable player base whilst insuring their satisfaction, fun and engagement with the virtual world we have built for them to share with their friends. We are a dedicated team with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy being part of a lively, self-motivated, forward thinking company in an exciting and ever-evolving industry.
JOB DESCRIPTION

Start Date:  April/May 2019
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered
Posting Date: 15th April 2019
Closing Date:  14th May 2019
Location:  London, UK
The ideal candidate:
The Senior Platform Engineer plays a key role in ensuring that all our new and current games are released at the highest possible quality, whilst also running smoothly and efficiently on popular devices. To serve this need, the Senior Platform Engineer should have expert level skills in both integrating third party SDKs into Unity3D projects on mobile platforms and producing tools that improve quality of life at any point in the production pipeline. In order to succeed in this role, it is also expected that the successful candidate will also be mindful of efficient workflows in content creation and be capable of devising improvements.
PERSONAL TRAITS:
Strong analytical skills
Excellent communication skills
Result-oriented
Open minded and humble
Flexible and adaptable to unfolding project needs
Passionate about Gaming!
RESPONSIBILITIES:
●        Take ownership and acting as the point of contact for tasks assigned to them
●        Demonstrate initiative and implement features as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
●        Deliver features to the level of quality expected of a world class developer
●        Assist in defining tasks in sprint planning
●        Assist their Lead Engineer in writing technical design documents
●        Participate in code reviews
●        Promote good programming practices
●        Take ownership of existing modules, extending and refactoring them.
SKILLS:
Comprehensive understanding of Unity 3D
Proficient in C# and knowledgeable in its uses and limitations in Unity 3D projects
Capable of integrating third party SDKs (e.g. advertising networks)
Proficiency in native mobile development tools (Android Studio, Xcode)
Production of tools to support various development needs
Strong profiling and debugging skills
Can break down and estimate tasks accurately
Analysis of existing modules of reasonable complexity and extend them within given time constraints
Experience with source control solutions, preferably Perforce
Able to work independently with minimum supervision
EXPERIENCE:
A degree in Computer Science, or equivalent industry experience
Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Unity3D
Shipped at least one iOS and/or Android title, preferably both
At least one year’s experience maintaining a live mobile title
Worked in an Agile environment
PLUS:
Experience with Unity UI
Understanding of shader programming and mindful of mobile GPU limitations in implementation and optimization work.
Exposure to CI pipelines, especially Jenkins
Worked on multi-platform products
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

BENEFITS:
Flexible office working hours
25 days of annual leave + 8 UK Bank holiday + Christmas company day(s) off
1 day off if you get married (Wedding Day)
Sick pay
Fresh fruit selection delivered 3 times a week, Free monthly breakfasts, Team Lunches
Beer fridge & Selected wines + other beverages
Weekly Football, Snooker table, ping pong tournaments, poker nights, Office events, social gatherings, Fun Games room
Birthday Cakes/Cards
Summer & Christmas parties, Roof terrace area
Training Budgets
Contributory pension scheme
Private healthcare, Reduced gym membership, life insurance, critical illness & Disability cover
Childcare vouchers
Season ticket loan (for tube/rail costs), Annual mobile phone/tablet allowance
Mobile Phone/Tablet Purchase Allowance 
Well being Allowance 
Personal

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