Junior Programmer - Pocket Sized Hands
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Pocket Sized Hands is an award-winning AR/VR developer focusing on creating original content and building bespoke software solutions. Currently, we are working on our own original IP (Intellectual Property) as well as building innovative AR/VR (Augmented reality/Virtual Reality) software for businesses worldwide.
We are expanding our wee talented team! We’re looking for a high-level programmer to help us push our games to a new level of amazing. You’ll be working with our programmers, designers, and artists on exciting global IPs and on our own brand-new internal IP projects. As a gameplay programmer, you’ll be helping to turn prototypes into polished experiences. You’ll have a key eye for details and have a good understanding of what makes a game feel great.
Your duties will consist of: Prototyping new gameplay mechanics that can be iterated upon; Contributing to the design and implementation of systems within our games; Maintaining a high level of good project and coding practices; Working closely with our code and design leads to prioritise feature development
As a junior programmer at Pocket Sized Hands, you will develop a better understanding of the production pipeline in games with specific detail in learning more about the programming pipelines from pre-production to post-production. You’ll learn more about Unity and Unreal and how to work with them to make great games.
You should have a degree in computer games programming or equivalent experience, as well as Unity or Unreal experience, a good understanding of C# and Math, together with a portfolio to back you up.
You should have great interpersonal skills, be friendly, approachable, and be able to listen to and understand problems.