Network Programmer (Digital Scapes, Vancouver)

  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our partner, Digital Scapes, is an ambitious video game development studio specialising in AAA console and PC gameplay. Located in one of the biggest hubs of the global media industry, Greater Vancouver, they are currently exclusively working with CD PROJEKT RED on Cyberpunk 2077.

Job Description

Digital Scapes is looking for an experienced network programmer to add to their team. The role involves designing and implementing cutting-edge networking solutions for an ambitious AAA title. The position is based in Burnaby, British Columbia, but involves close collaboration with development teams in Poland.

Daily responsibilities

•    Coordinating multiplayer requirements with leads and designers
•    Formulating solutions, negotiating them with stakeholders, and implementing them
•    Supporting team members of various disciplines locally as well as remotely
•    Troubleshooting and bug fixing

Qualifications

•    Proficiency in C++
•    At least 3 years’ of relevant experience in the games industry
•    Good understanding of the problem of lag, prediction and correction
•    Demonstrable initiative and drive to produce results
•    Ability to define and meet a schedule
•    Attention to detail
•    Flexibility to respond quickly to changing priorities in an interruptive environment
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills (for collaboration with Poland)

Nice to have 

•    Experience with first-person perspective games (especially shooters)
•    Passion for games or good understanding of gameplay mechanics
•    Readiness to travel to Poland for 1-2 months’ training

Additional Information

•    A chance to work on one of the most anticipated role-playing games
•    Modern and relaxed studio atmosphere with cutting-edge technologies
•    Competitive salary and project-based bonuses

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