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Flash Game Developer
Job Opportunity posted 06/28/10
, tagged: flash, flex, Full-time, North America, Open
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Flash Game Developer
Electronic Arts - Playfish
San Francisco, CA
Playfish leads the social gaming industry in innovation and creativity with award-winning, category-defining games designed for friends to play together. The company has changed the way people play games by creating more social and connected experiences. To date, more than 200 million Playfish games have been installed and played by millions of people worldwide. Its games are amongst the most acclaimed and popular online, including Pet Society, Restaurant City, Hotel City, Country Story and Who Has The Biggest Brain? Playfish has development studios in London, San Francisco, Beijing and Tromso, Norway.
Playfish has brought some of its most iconic social games to Open Social communities around the world, from Who Has The Biggest Brain? on iGoogle to Pet Society on Cyworld or Word Challenge on Netlog.
Playfish is seeking creative motivated individuals to join its game studios. As a Game Developer you will work with some of the most talented people in the social games industry in a fun and exciting environment. Making use of cutting-edge technologies across a number of platforms, you will be involved in the entire game development process from design concept to release and therefore have a strong influence on the overall product.
We are looking for people who are solution oriented, goal driven and look at technology as a tool to achieve an entertaining result. We believe that raw talent combined with a positive attitude is what is needed to make great games.
•Development of new games and related features
•Contribute to the evolvement of our existing games
•Maintain detailed design documentation throughout the project cycle
•Strong programming knowledge across several languages and platforms including ActionScript 3, Java and/or C++.
•Solid understanding of algorithms, physics and math.
•A natural feeling for and understanding of good gameplay mechanics.
•A wish to learn and share knowledge and experience with other team members.
•Someone who is open for input and enjoys working in an iterative and agile process.
•Specific Flash/AS3 knowledge is a plus.
•Relevant game development and/or demo-scene experience is a plus.
•Most important of all, you need to love games!
•Experience in relevant game development and/or demo-scene
•Computer Science degree or related discipline