Game Programmer at Mojiworks
Guildford, GB / England, GB
Game Programmers at Mojiworks develop games that pioneer how millions of people play together. You’ll be immersed in a creative, highly collaborative environment where your voice will be impactful, and get involved in the design of our games as well as programming, working with a constant stream of feedback to create and iterate using a variety of technologies. We’ll appreciate you for your great ideas as much as your amazing coding skills.
If you’re a programmer who wants to experience a variety of work in a fast paced environment, this role may be perfect for you. Or if you experience in user-facing applications and are looking to break into the games industry, we’d love to talk with you.
In this role, you’ll creating game systems and features, and play a key part in deciding what our games should be. You’ll work on the entire lifecycle of projects, from prototyping to live operations on games with millions of players.
Contribute to all areas of game development including gameplay, UI, graphics, and cloud backend
Collaborate with the core game team to define the game design whilst autonomously meeting targets and deadlines
Demonstrable experience of making games, either as a games industry professional or in side projects
Broad understanding of web technologies
Confidence to give and take constructive feedback
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly iterative and collaborative environment with an emphasis on lean teams and individual responsibility
Understanding of mid-level programming environments, such as C++
Prototyping new games, such as in game jams
Shipping products to real users
Free-to-play mobile game development and live operations
Mobile development platforms such as iOS, Android, and HTML5
Bright, comfy studio space in the heart of Guildford, the geekily glamorous ‘Hollywood of Games’, just half an hour by train from central London
25 days paid holiday, plus all public holidays
Share options scheme
Annual self-development budget of £1000
Company anniversary celebration for team, partners, and families - we just held our first one at Thorpe Park
Regular outings, games/pub evenings and ad hoc socials
Endless supplies of coffee, tea, cake, doughnuts, fruit, and other tasty things
We repeat: doughnuts! Doughnuts all the time
A memorable celebration on passing probations and anniversaries
Daily trailblazing with a humble, hardworking team of good humans
Mojiworks is a friendly, funded and fast-growing UK startup dedicated to games for messaging apps. Founded in 2016, we started experimenting early by making collaborative messaging games that lots of people played and loved, and now we’re working with Facebook on next-generation Instant Games, tailor-made for Facebook Messenger, that we believe will be platform-defining. We have a great head start on achieving our ambition to become the global leader in games for messaging, and our highest priority right now is building a diverse and happy team to co-create a whole portfolio of totally new, inclusive messaging games to delight millions of players across the world.
We’ll value your unique spark, ideas and contributions and support you to do the best work of your career, encouraging discovery and learning every step of the way.
In a nutshell, we:
Have a go at hard problems, learn fast, and try to be progressively better at everything we do
Highly value honesty, differing viewpoints, creative thinking and transparency
Promote health and happiness, and funnel them into creating amazing games.