Lead Game Programmer

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ludia Inc. is a Montreal-based video game company that creates and distributes cross-platform digital games. Our innovative and high-quality product portfolio consists of original and world-recognized branded properties such as: Jurassic World™: Alive, What's Your Story, Jurassic World™: The Game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Legends, Dragons: Rise of Berk, Family Feud® 2 & Friends, Kung Fu Panda: Battle of Destiny, Waldo & Friends, and The Price Is Right™. We are a member of the FremantleMedia family, one of the world’s leading content producers.

Job Description

As a Lead Programmer, you will be in charge of a game programming team working with Unity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage programmers on the team and help them meet their development goals;
  • Create technical design and maintain design documents;
  • Build and self-manage the programming task schedules and define the development milestones;
  • Collaborate with other leads within the team on game features;
  • Implement game features and systems;
  • Monitor the programmers work and ensure that quality and scheduling goals are met;
  • Manage and mentor the less experienced programmers, including task assignments and follow up;
  • Facilitate communication between the programming team and the other production teams.

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in programming/engineering development
  • B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Credited as Lead Programmer or equivalent on published titles
  • Advanced knowledge of C#, development and optimization skills with Unity
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing key gameplay systems
  • Outstanding knowledge of performance/memory constraints of game software
  • Understanding of the challenges associated with cross-platform development
  • Proven leadership abilities; excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with designers and artists to implement the vision of the game
  • Ability to create, document, and maintain TDDs and programming schedules

Additional Information

What's in it for you?

  • Work in the heart of Old Montreal
  • An open concept work environment with an employee game room, foosball, Ping-Pong and pool table, Tiki Lounge and more
  • A broad health and wellness plan that includes annual health assessments
  • Four weeks vacation, RRSP contributions, referral incentives, and an attractive bonus program
  • Free snacks, coffee and tea, as well as catered meals
  • A training budget with free language lessons in English and French
  • A free gym pass starting on day one and access to on-site massages
  • Happy Hour Fridays with beer and wine after work, including our own beer on tap: La Ludique
  • An amazing team of creative individuals who work hard and play hard! Check out this video to learn more:

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