Location: Montréal

Lead Game Programmer in Montréal at Ludia

Ludia
  • Company:

    Ludia

  • Type: Full time
  • City:

    Montréal

  • Experience: Senior
  • Date of publication: 19 Sep 2019
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Company Description


Ludia Inc. is one of Canada's leading mobile video game companies. Founded in Montreal 12 years ago, the company welcomes more than 300 bright and enthusiastic crew members. "Creating games that touch people" is our daily mantra. We work hard, have fun, innovate and level-up every day. As for the development of our games, we are proud to work hand in hand with awesome partners who trust us and support our creativity. Our high-quality portfolio includes original games based on internationally recognized brands such as Dragons: Titan Uprising, Dungeons & Dragons™, Jurassic World™: Alive, What's Your Story, Jurassic World™: The Game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Legends, Dragons: Rise of Berk, and much more.

To work at Ludia means to be part of a studio that knows how to preserve its human side, promote development and recognize the value of each of its employees. It also means to work for a studio awarded «Canada’s best game maker » by Apple, and “Best Place to Work 2018” by gamesindustry.biz !

 

Job Summary

As a Lead Programmer, you will be in charge of a game programming team working with Unity.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage programmers on the team and help them meet their development goals;
  • Create technical design and maintain design documents;
  • Build and self-manage the programming task schedules and define the development milestones;
  • Collaborate with other leads within the team on game features;
  • Implement game features and systems;
  • Monitor the programmers work and ensure that quality and scheduling goals are met;
  • Manage and mentor the less experienced programmers, including task assignments and follow up;
  • Facilitate communication between the programming team and the other production teams.
Qualifications
  • 8+ years of experience in programming/engineering development
  • B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Credited as Lead Programmer or equivalent on published titles
  • Advanced knowledge of C#, development and optimization skills with Unity
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing key gameplay systems
  • Outstanding knowledge of performance/memory constraints of game software
  • Understanding of the challenges associated with cross-platform development
  • Proven leadership abilities; excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with designers and artists to implement the vision of the game
  • Ability to create, document, and maintain TDDs and programming schedules
Additional Information
What's in it for you?
  • Work in the heart of Old Montreal
  • An open concept work environment with an employee game room, foosball, Ping-Pong and pool table, Tiki Lounge and more
  • A broad health and wellness plan that includes annual health assessments
  • Four weeks vacation, RRSP contributions, referral incentives, and an attractive bonus program
  • Free snacks, coffee and tea, as well as catered meals
  • A training budget with free language lessons in English and French
  • A free gym pass starting on day one and access to on-site massages
  • Happy Hour Fridays with beer and wine after work, including our own beer on tap: La Ludique
  • An amazing team of creative individuals who work hard and play hard!

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