Online Game Developer

Games Jobs - Programming - Madrid

Job Title Online Game Developer
Skills Required Network / Online / Server,Core Technology
Job Description ONLINE GAME DEVELOPER

Are you passionate about video games? Do you want to keep progressing in an exciting, young and dynamic environment? Gameloft Madrid is currently seeking an Online Developer .

Gameloft is an international developer and publisher of video games for mobile phones and consoles. Founded in 1999 and currently a leader in its sector, Gameloft distributes its games in over 75 countries. <a href="http://www.gameloft.com">www.gameloft.com
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Job Description & Environment:

As part of the Programming Department, you will work on developing online features for iOS games.

Within this framework, your main tasks will include:
  • Defining and programming/developping the network portion of our games currently in development while working closely with the creation teams.
  • Creating the architecture of the server and overseeing its rollout.
  • Assisting gameplay and other developers in coding the server-side features of games.
  • Suggesting the best techniques to offer players the best network experience (optimizing client/server exchanges and reducing waiting times).
  • Client/server programming.
  • Producing relevant documentation.

Minimum requirements:

  • >3 years of professional experience in developing and launching online multiplayer game projects on mobiles, tablets or console.
  • A Bachelor’s degree with 5 additional years of higher education (Bac +5) with specialization in computer networks and multimedia communications from a computer science institute.
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills.
  • Experience working with relational databases such as MySQL.
  • Web scripting experience, PHP/Python and Javascript preferred (other languages such as Ruby will be valued as well).
  • Experience in HTTP protocol and REST services.
  • Prior experience working with Facebook or other Social Networks API/SDKs.
  • Motivated and passionate about video games.
  • Independent, dynamic, thorough and enjoy working as part of a team.
  • Thorough and ambitious, with interpersonal and organizational skills that allow you to complete projects within given deadlines.
  • Experience on iOS will be a big plus.
  • Sockets programming skills (UDP/TCP) would be an asset.
  • Fluent in English.


*A technical test will be required as the first step of the selection process.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work in a professional environment with people who have a passion for creating video games.
  • Open working climate with young, dynamic teams from around the world.
  • Salary based upon experience and merit.
  • Career Progression and Development Opportunities
  • Permanent contract, full-time job and additional merit pay system.
  • We are offering relocation support for candidates willing to move to Madrid.


Interested applicants should send their CV (and samples) torecruitment.madrid@gameloft.com.

Reference: “Online Game Developer”
Salary Based on Experience
Location Madrid
Job Category Programming
Date posted 13/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Gameloft Madrid using their internal reference Online Game Developer.
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