Senior Game Developer - C++

Keywords Studios Australia,Posted 1 year ago


Full time


Relocate, Remote, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne

Tantalus Media is renowned for console work on franchises such as Sonic ManiaCities SkylinesThe Legend of ZeldaMass EffectCarsBen 10 and the million-unit-selling Pony Friends.

At Tantalus you’ll be part of a culture that celebrates diversity in people and games, whilst working on some of the highest profile Console and PC titles in the world.

Keywords Studios is an international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry. Established in 1998, and headquartered in Dublin, Keywords now has over 70+ studios located across Europe, North America, South America, and Asia. We provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization, and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms to a blue-chip client base in more than 21 countries.

In early 2021, the Keywords business expanded their global operations across the pacific to the Australian market where we currently employee 160+ staff across Melbourne, Brisbane and now Adelaide.

Team size and structure?


For which tasks (responsibilities)?

We're looking for several experienced Game Programmers who are eager to help us deliver the consistent level of quality and service our business is renowned for across the globe.

You will join our growing team of developers and work on building various game features under the Keywords Studio Australia portfolios.

Become part of our vibrant and collaborative team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with producers, game designers and artists to implement game features using C++ and/or Lua to a project schedule

  • Testing, debugging, refining, optimising and maintaining game functionality on console and PC platforms.

  • Staying up to date with new technologies and architectures

  • Following Keywords' standards and best practices

  • Assisting and mentoring other programmers in your areas of expertise

Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated programming skills in a strongly typed language such as C++

  • Demonstrable experience using Unreal Engine or Custom Engines

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Strong skills in at least one game related discipline (e.g. 3D Maths, AI, Physics, UI, etc.)

  • Ability to write clear, maintainable code

  • Demonstrated ability to create and deliver to deadlines

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and pleasant personality

  • Ability to ramp up quickly with unfamiliar code bases or technical skills.

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • 5+ years experience in game development or similar industry

  • C++, Unreal Engine and/or Custom Engine experience

What is important for us in a person?
  • Positive, can-do, proactive minded individual

  • Can work well as part of a team and autonomously

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Takes accountability and applies constructive feedback

What are the conditions and bonuses?
  • 4 weeks annual leave (accrued)

  • 10 Public Holidays

  • 10 paid sick days

  • $400 wellness incentive

  • Hybrid/Remote work model (Office or Home)

The selection process
  • Initial phone interview with recruiter

  • Online technical assessment

  • Technical interview

  • Values based interview (Final Interview)

Typical process takes about two weeks from point of completing the technical assessment.

Keywords Studios Australia

Company type: outsource, services

Employees: 51-200

Platforms: PC, Mobile, Console

Genres: Action, Adventure, Racing, Role-playing, Simulation, Strategy, Sports, Shooter, Casual, Fighting, Kids Games, Hyper-casual

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