As we expand our portfolio of free-to-play apps, we're looking for motivated and ambitious technical game production specialist to join our rapidly growing studio. As a Content Engineer, you will be building the player game experience. You are full of curiosity and have a blend of technical skill and artistic intuition. In close collaboration with the creative, product and engineering teams, you will bridge the gap between content/ creative and engineering to make the game come alive; you will be building the game using our suite tools and systems. You have a direct impact on the performance of our game, and your work product will be quickly visible, tested and validated.
The Content Engineer will have duties including:
Building the player game experience by integrating creative assets (art, sound, effects) without sacrificing the artistic vision or exceeding the platform’s technical limits
Tuning and refining new game features as well as supporting game operations by refreshing content
Acting as a bridge between the creative and engineering teams to realize the vision of the game.
Helping diagnose and solve technical problems during the development, QA and go-live process
Investigating new techniques and best practices, then documenting them, implementing them and training the team
Using tools and scripts as necessary to optimize workflow
Optimize content for memory and performance gains while maintaining our high standards for user experience
You will have responsibility for smooth pipeline for designs and assets incorporating significant amounts of 2-D and occasionally 3D elements. The position requires some knowledge and experience of visual effects, scripting and computer graphics processes.
The role will be a Term-Negotiable Contract
At least 1+ year experience in a comparable position/industry or a strong academic track- record and portfolio
Bilingual with working command of English - written and spoken
Strong technical background and a positive, curious attitude.
Detail-oriented, flexible and efficient. Energetic, pro-active. Very organized; you may be juggling multiple projects and priorities.
Working knowledge of Unity3D a major plus
Ability write scripts for the various tools involved in the art-to-game pipeline a big plus
Previous experience in game/mobile game development pipelines
Have a passion for games and a healthy respect for our players
Strong communication skills: you will be communicating with technical and creative teams
An interest in and aptitude for optimizing assets for narrow-bandwidth or low-performance environments
Knowledge of current production technologies and their relevant application – Adobe Creative Suite a must.
Additional skills such as 3-D (Maya, Modo or Zbrush) and VFX a plus.
Reports to: Senior Producer
Travel required: 0% - 10%
We pay 100% of benefit premiums for Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for our employees and 100% of their dependents’ premiums. Health benefits are effective on your date of hire.
In addition to providing core health benefits, we provide the following:
100% of the cost for Basic Life and Accident insurance
Short-term and long-term disability protection