Senior Programmer (Remote Options) - Toronto, CA

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Posted 06 June 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

Senior Programmer


Riyo Games - Toronto, CA

Riyo Games are on the lookout for a talented Senior Programmer to join their team!

Their mission is to craft retro-infused JRPGs that awaken cherished childhood memories; their growing studio is assembling a dream team of talent from across the globe to build the games you’ve always dreamed of growing up. Join Riyo Games on this epic quest to make fun, narrative-rich games in an inclusive, supportive and fun studio environment!

In this role, you’ll be working on Threads of Time, a 2.5D JRPG inspired by Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy where you get to travel from the pre-historic era to the end of time! You'll become part of a veteran team that includes legendary developers who have worked on iconic titles such as Xenoblade Chronicles, Bravely Default, Final Fantasy, Octopath Traveler and more

As a Senior Programmer, you will...
  • Architect, plan, and implement new gameplay features
  • Provide development strategies and time estimates for the various initiatives
  • Establish clear coding best practices
  • Anticipate, identify, and articulate technical and developmental risks and obstacles, and generate solutions
  • Ensure the creation of strong technical documentation
  • Conduct performance analysis and code optimisation
  • Write efficient and maintainable code

For this role, you will need...
  • A Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of game development experience
  • Strong proficiency in C++
  • High degree of self-motivation and resourcefulness in all areas of engineering
  • Well-versed in design patterns and software engineering principles
  • Excellent communication and listening skills, including demonstrated patience and compassion for teammates
  • Experience with commonly used development tools such as Jira and Perforce
  • Genuine passion for making and playing video games
  • Credits on one or more shipped video game titles

Just some of the benefits of working with Riyo Games include...
  • 4 weeks paid vacation (1 week of which is taken in late December)
  • A collaborative environment with opportunities to contribute to the game’s creative design and take ownership of features
  • A competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Opportunities to help you strengthen your skills or learn something new
  • A workplace that appreciates and values diversity and inclusivity

Interested? Want to know more?

Get in touch with Dave on +44 (0)1709 834 777 or email now!