Game Development Engineer

  • Initiate International
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mar 22, 2020
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Job Description

If you’re a talented programmer interested in joining a small team of developers and artists in making games played by millions of users, we’d like to meet you! A leading dev house has a great job opportunity for a Game Development Engineer to join their team in Cape Town. They have a flexible and casual office environment and believe that developers should own entire features and take ownership from ideation, to client implementation, to server implementation and finally to maintenance after launch. Does this job seem like the perfect challenge for you? Keep reading!

Your key job responsibilities as the Game Development Engineer in Johannesburg will include:

  • Developing and owning major game features
  • Working directly with both art and development teams in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Communicating project status and timelines clearly and effectively

Requirements for this Game Development Engineer job in Johannesburg:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years industry experience
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering high quality software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong initiative and ability to work without supervision
  • Avid gamer and interest in game design/mechanics
  • Experience developing mobile games
  • Experience building both client and server software