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Lead Game Developer

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We are Socialpoint, a world-renowned mobile games studio based in sunny Barcelona. Our games are positioned in the top rankings of both iOS and Android, and they are played and loved by millions of fans all over the world. We are proud members of the Take-Two Interactive and Zynga family, and we are on a mission to offer a great gaming experience and bring fun to everyone!

Here at Socialpoint, we are delighted to be looking for a Senior Game Developer to join our Team. 

 

About the role:

As the Lead Game Developer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and overseeing the development of our captivating games, actively contributing to their enhancement on a daily basis. You will lead a cross-functional, tightly-knit team, driving advancements in both the technical and product dimensions of our games.

Our company has several launched games and a bunch of other games in development, hence the variety of styles of the games leads to a pleasant work environment, full of new experiences and challenges. Think and build to grow together and succeed at all levels...

To achieve sustainable results, you will  work in collaboration and report directly to the game’s Technical Director in the following areas:

  • Act as a central figure within a multi-disciplinary feature squad, fostering collaboration with Engineering, Product, UI/UX, and QA teams, all within the framework of Agile methodology.
  • Contribute to the entire development life cycle of both new and existing gameplay features, engaging in conceptualization, design, development, testing, and release phases.
  • Craft technical design documents that serve as a blueprint for the development process.
  • Collaborate with other teams to integrate and enhance internal libraries, promoting seamless cooperation and efficiency.
  • Play a crucial role in the professional development of other developers by offering support and mentorship, helping them expand their skills.

In this leadership role, you will be instrumental in driving the success and innovation of our game development efforts, guiding the team towards achieving new heights of excellence.

 

To join our Guild you’ll need:

  • At least 7 years of professional game development experience (team of more than 10 people, game released in known platforms)
  • Experience of team management
  • Excellent understanding of collaboration within a team of senior developers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Profound and disciplined programming skills, awareness of best practices and techniques used in games
  • Strong skills in C#, 2D/3D graphics and computer math. 
  • Solid understanding of mobile development (UI, 3rd party API/services integrations, platform and hardware limits, etc )
  • Experience using Unity3D.
  • Performance analysis and optimization skills
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Knowledge of C++ and cocos2d-x are a plus

 

And also, you should be:

  • Professional, passionate about creating video games, proactive, team player, rigorous and detail oriented.
  • You have strong opinions on maintaining high quality work, can defend them and  open to receive and provide constructive feedback.
  • You work fast, quickly get up to speed with existing code and can adapt to fast changing situations.

 

Socialpointer’s benefits:

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have employed a hybrid working from home/office system. So, what does this mean? All we ask is that you live within commuting distance of our office so you are able to come into the office for important meetings/events.

  • Relocation support to help you move to Barcelona (if you’re not already here). 
  • An impressive 25 days annual leave, not including public holidays.
  • A very generous ticket-restaurant to restore some life-points.
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family, to keep your health bar full.
  • Choose from the latest IOS or Android device upon joining (phone or tablet).
  • Free language lessons (English & Spanish ).
  • Spotify Premium to add that special soundtrack that every adventure deserves.   
  • Legendary social events & parties to let off some steam. 
  • Players develop…Oops, sorry! People development is key for us: an amazing budget just for you to spend skilling up your abilities & knowledge to achieve real growth opportunities!

Coming to work in the office? Don’t worry - we have you covered. Check out some of our onsite benefits:

  • State of the art gym facilities so you can level up your build stats. 
  • Book an appointment with our onsite physiotherapist for your aches and pains.
  • A massive gaming room equipped with all consoles and games you could ask for.
  • Drop by our onsite hairdressers for a trim (and forget your wallet; it's a Guild perk).

 

Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you. Please click “apply” to level up and submit your application in English.

Socialpoint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You’re welcome on the team no matter where you’re from, who you like, what you look like, or if you prefer Xbox over Playstation. It’s a trick question – mobile wins every time! We hire based on your qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities. Our games are for everyone, and so is our workplace.

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Life at Socialpoint

One thing’s for sure – talent at Socialpoint is everywhere. From the game teams to the corporate and horizontal departments, each and every Socialpointer is undoubtedly a game maker.

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We build unforgettable games that delight millions of fans all around the globe.

And we do so by thoroughly enjoying every day at work. Having fun is the best way we know to create fun.

We're part of

a big family

As a startup, Socialpoint has been tight-knit from the very beginning.

Our roots still remain; only now the family has grown! And not just because there are over 330 of us…

In February 2017, we were acquired by Take Two Interactive, one of the top gaming companies in the world. Today, together with Rockstar, 2K and Private Division, we belong to the T2 family too, and we couldn’t be prouder!

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