PROGRAMMER - EXPERIENCED FLASH GAME DEVELOPER

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Job Title PROGRAMMER - EXPERIENCED FLASH GAME DEVELOPER
Skills Required Web / Browser,Flash / Actionscript / HTML5,Database / SQL
Job Description Rebellion Oxford are looking for an excellent ActionScript 3 programmer to work on a free-to-play social game for browsers and mobile devices. We are looking for someone with experience of using 3D frameworks in Flash and are able to work on a multitude of tasks such as pixel shaders, user interface, audio  and game code. This role will be a permanent full-time employed contract role (not freelance or agency) based in-house at our Oxford head-studio. You must be able to legally work in the UK. 

Experience:We are ideally looking for 2+ years’ experience of working in Flash and AS3 development. A strong academic background is preferred, with a degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or similar. Games industry experience is not essential but any commercial or recreational experience in building free-to-play or social 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 

Skills:
-Excellent Flash, ActionScript 3, Adobe Air & Stage 3D
-Excellent knowledge of object-oriented techniques and writing modular object-oriented AS3 code with strong architectural and debugging skills
-Experience of using 3D frameworks in Flash, specifically Flare3D would be beneficial
-Ability to develop applications with strong knowledge of optimization for performance/memory, Flash client to server communication and compatibility across devices
-Experience with Facebook API’s and implementation is a bonus-Strong analytical, creative problem solving and communication skills
-Excellent initiative, self-motivation and organisational skills, as well as team working and the ability to accept and follow direction
-Familiarity with Flash Builder or similar open source software
-A genuine interest in playing games, especially F2P ones.
-Working knowledge of any of the following would also be a bonus: other OOP programming languages (e.g. JAVA, C, C++, Objective C, etc); integrating animations, videos and/or audio; use of source code and asset control systems (e.g. Perforce, etc)
Salary Competitive
Location Oxford, UK & Europe
Job Category Programming
Date posted 11/07/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Rebellion Developments Limited using their internal reference REB00176.
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