AS3 F2P Online Game Developer (Oxford, permanent)

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Job Title AS3 F2P Online Game Developer (Oxford, permanent)
Job Category Network / Online / Server,Web / Browser,Flash / Actionscript / HTML5,Database / SQL
Job Description Rebellion Oxford are now looking for an excellent ActionScript 3 programmer who has experience of PHP to work on a Flash based Free-to-Play game for browsers and mobile.This role is full-time permanent role based in-house at our Oxford headquarters, not available to freelance or agencies. You must be able to legally work in the UK.

Experience: We are ideally looking for 1-3 years’ experience working in AS3, Flash and PHP development.  A strong academic background is also preferred, with a degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or similar. Games industry experience is not essential but any commercial or recreational experience in games would definitely be a bonus.
  
Responsibilities:
- Develop and implement exciting new game features based on design specifications- Review coding to ensure it is error free, debugging, suggesting improvements and implementing solutions to improve performance and reliability
-Stay up-to-date with changing technologies, quickly learning and implementing new skills to benefit Rebellion
-Work effectively with minimal levels of guidance, prioritising and scheduling your own work
-Collaborate productively within larger multi-disciplined project team environments, working alongside artists, designers and other coders
-Work well under pressure, multi-tasking to meet various production objectives and deadlines in a fast-paced development environment, sometimes for multiple projects 

Skills:
-Excellent knowledge of ActionScript 3, Adobe Air & Stage 3D-Working knowledge of PHP, MySQL , CSS, JavaScript (including jQuery)- Knowledge and experience of OOP and MVC frameworks
- Good communication with excellent team-working and problem solving skills- Familiarity with use of IDEs, debugging, logging, and version control systems (Git, Perforce, SVN)
-Experience in server and gameplay programming-Experience with Facebook applications and implementation is a bonus-Ability to develop applications with good knowledge of optimization (performance & memory), Flash client to server communication and compatibility across browsers and mobile platforms
-A genuine interest in playing games especially F2P ones.

About Rebellion Rebellion is one of Europe's largest independent game developers working on great games, including some of the top franchises in the world, for top publishers. We use our own state of the art cross-platform engine and toolset which we are now moving onto next generation platforms.   We have studios in Oxford and Liverpool (Runcorn). Rebellion Publishing, based in the Oxford studio, publishes the legendary comic 2000 AD featuring Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper, Strontium Dog, ABC Warriors and many more characters, and three fiction imprints, Solaris, Abaddon and Ravestone in both the UK and North America.   In addition to practical skills, all successful applicants that join Rebellion are: Team players, with good communication skills Capable of taking direction Self motivated and disciplined      

How to Apply  

Apply here:     http://jobs.rebellion.co.uk/vacancies/174/GIbiz/programmer_as3_f2p_online_game_developer_oxford_permanent/

Remember to include your CV and a portfolio link.   Rebellion can only consider applicants who can legally work in the UK. This is a full-time employed contract role (not freelance or agency), based in-house at our Oxford headquarters.   Join the Rebellion… find out more about us and other roles available at our UK offices at www.rebellion.co.uk  
Salary
Location Oxford, UK & Europe
Job Category Programming
Date posted 17/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Rebellion Developments Limited using their internal reference REB00174.
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