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Smoking Gun Interactive, a Keywords Studio, is an industry-leading game development studio founded in 2007 by award-winning industry veterans. SGI is fearless in creating IP and boldly partners with renowned brands to develop a wide range of world-class, immersive titles and interactive experiences that resonate with strategy gamers worldwide and entertain millions of casual players every day.

We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and a creative and driven work environment with our passionate team of talented professionals on high quality projects.

Job Purpose

As a Programmer at Smoking Gun Interactive (SGI), you’re enthusiastic and driven to work on great projects. You have a keen desire to work in Games on various components depending on need. You don’t shy away from a challenge and are eager to take on new opportunities.


In this role you will:

  • Produce high-quality, efficient, clean, and modular code;

  • Creatively resolve game technology production issues;

  • Be able to meet production schedules and deadlines;

  • Proactively identify tasks/problems that need tackling, outside of known scheduled work;

  • Provide and accept feedback on all aspects of code quality (performance, readability, testability, design).

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Programmer in the game industry and or related field (inclusive of a Co-op term or internship);

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent;

  • A passion for playing and creating innovative games;

  • Working knowledge of C++;

  • Strong self motivated as an independent worker;

  • Excellent problem solving abilities, proven ability to tackle hard problems in creative ways;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • A positive attitude with a desire to work within a team environment towards a common goal;

  • The ability to estimate work load and execute on the work in the time estimated.

It would also be great if you had experience with:

  • Programming in the Gaming industry;

  • Mobile: iOS, Android;

  • Working Knowledge of C#;

  • Console programming experience, Xbox One and/or PS4.


  • 10 days vacation leave

  • 5 paid days personal leave

  • 7 paid sick days

  • Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment

  • Dependent Life Insurance

  • Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Extended Healthcare Benefit

  • Dental Care

  • Hybrid working

  • Training & Development