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Electric Square

Software Engineer

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Electric Square
🇸🇬 Singapore

A bit about us

At Electric Square, the worlds we create are crucial to our games and making a fantastic experience for our players. The past year has seen our first full releases in Hot Wheels id and Forza Street, with other exciting top-secret projects currently in development and even more about to kick start! Our 4 global studios, 5 projects, 150+ people (and studio dogs) offer you a unique platform to feel empowered and inspired. Electric Square Singapore is a brand-new studio with big ambitions and a fresh approach to game development following in the footsteps of its world-class HQ in Brighton.

Here, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Electric Square is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We provide a comprehensive benefits package and an award-winning environment to work in, rating 4.8 out of 5 stars for employee satisfaction on glassdoor.com!

What you will be doing:

  • Designs, develops, writes, tests and implements systems and game code.
  • Works with designers, artists and other personnel involved in the development process as required to create the highest possible quality product.
  • Helps to develop technical design specifications and is able to implement them.
  • Tests and refines gameplay features throughout the development cycle of the project.
  • Estimates own tasks and delivers high quality code to that schedule.
  • Performs code reviews with the team to ensure code quality.

Requirements:

  • Proficient in C/C++
  • At least 3 year’s commercial experience working in the video games industry.
  • Worked on game engines such as Unreal.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of industry standard development practices: source control, asset pipelines, issue tracking, external QA and localisation teams.
  • Exposure to post-launch on-going product development and delivery.
  • Continuous integration and build automation experience.
  • Worked in an Agile development environment.
  • Experience with art packages and pipeline development.
  • Experience with low level optimisation, shader programming, physics or mathematics.
  • Shipped one AAA game.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including with team members outside of the code team.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively including planning, organising and prioritising in conjunction with the code team.
  • Writes clear, debuggable, maintainable and performance targeted code.
  • Able to break down and structure tasks to meet deadlines efficiently.
  • A professional ‘can do’ attitude and a strong team player.
  • Highly self-motivated with a positive mental attitude and pride in delivering quality.
  • Excellent bug diagnosis and debugging skills.
  • Demonstrable portfolio of relevant extra-curricular or hobbyist projects.

Perks and Benefits:

When you join Electric Square, you can expect to enjoy a unique culture. Whether its participating and relaxing with one of our wellness benefits or discussing the latest games over lunch cooked by one of Singapore’s incredible caterer’s. The Studio knows that it’s the best people that make the best games and this is what Electric Square invests in. Below you will find all the benefits and perks you can enjoy as an Electric Square team member.

  • Holidays - 19 days’ annual leave entitlement plus an additional 4 days studio closure over the end of year festive period plus all Singapore bank holidays.
  • Bonus Anniversary Holidays - An additional day of annual leave for each year’s anniversary working at Electric Square, up to a maximum of 30 days of annual leave entitlement.
  • Team Project Bonuses (usually paid when product ships/launches)
  • Private Medical and Dental Insurance Scheme – You will be entitled to participate in the Company’s private medical & dental insurance scheme.
  • Group Income Protection
  • Health and Well-being Allowance – $90 per month to spend on your choice of a range of healthy activities, ranging from going to the gym, rock climbing, yoga and a lovely massage. It's on us!
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Volunteer Time Off ‘Electric Square in the Community’ – Spend one day per year on full pay volunteering for the non-profit organisation of your choice.
  • Tech Scheme – Interest free company loan to buy Tech, which will be deducted from your monthly salary for the duration of the loan.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – Interest free company loan to buy a bicycle/bicycle accessory, which will be deducted from your monthly salary for the duration of the loan.
  • Free Fresh Cooked Electric Square Monthly Friday Lunch – Monthly Friday lunches bought to us by one of many amazing local pop-up diners – A wonderful way to catch up with everyone on a Friday!
  • Free Awesome Swag – Sleek Electric Square T-shirts and merch, with the iconic Electra symbol emblazoned on the front. New ranges out every season!
  • Extensive Video Game & Book Library – Borrow a game, a book or even a whole console.
  • Exclusive anniversary presents – After your first and third year as an Electron to say a big thank you for your continued dedication and commitment to Electric Square.
  • Free roasted Coffee & Speciality Teas
  • Free Breakfast Bars – For when you need that extra boost at breakfast time.
  • Fresh Fruit – Provided daily.
  • Cookies & Biscuits – For the odd naughty pleasure.
  • Soft Drinks Fridge – A large range of free chilled soft drinks.