Uken Games is hiring a

Software Engineer, Gameplay

Toronto, Canada

Uken is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to become a member of the Uken X game development team. This position writes beautiful, maintainable code that creates fun, performant games played by millions of users.

You'll be working on meaningful things like:

  • Creating production ready, high quality code that can be easily maintained and shared
  • Working alongside Engineers in the architecting of entire features
  • Taking ownership/accountability for all aspects of a certain area of game or codebase
  • Promoting automated and manual code testing methodologies
  • Breaking down product or technical features
  • Innovating and promoting best practices across Uken
  • Sharing knowledge across team and across the org

Your background should include:

  • Experience with the Unity game engine using C#
  • Strong understanding of game engines, game networking and graphics pipelines
  • Experience building games for mobile platforms
  • Intermediate experience with ShaderLab and Unity’s rendering pipeline
  • An appetite to learn, grow, and take on increasingly more responsibility
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
  • Shipped a mobile game, or AAA game 
  • Experience working on a medium sized highly collaborative team
  • Contributions to an open source project (include a portfolio or Github profile) 

We believe in a fun & meaningful work environment:

  • You'll be equipped with a high-end laptop, monitor and mobile device
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Full health, dental and vision coverage
  • Fully catered breakfast, lunch and snack-filled kitchen in the office
  • Uken social nights including social mixers, game nights, and more…
  • Convenient location at the CBC building at John and Front St.

Note: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this role will begin as a work from home position. When the office re-opens, the position will be located at our 15 John St. studio. 

About Us

Uken builds games that people everywhere love. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and Jeopardy! World Tour are the top 2 trivia games, engaging millions of global players every month.

We consider ourselves data driven designers, technologists, and artists. Through collaboration, we pair the craft of design with feedback and data to deliver a pace and rhythm in each game session that immerses our audience and leaves them wanting more. We have a quirky, nerdy culture that fosters creativity, collaboration, quality ideas, and a data driven mindset. We believe in moving quickly and improving constantly and that mantra is reflected in the weekly updates we make to our games and internal technologies. We have an appetite for pushing technical boundaries but with a focus on practical use.

We take entertainment seriously!

Uken welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who would contribute to the further diversification of our team.

Uken is committed to offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected]

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