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Mobile Game Engineer - Games Studio

Netflix, Los Angeles, California

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Duration: Full-Time


About Our Team
We’re a group of developers, artists, and storytellers that make games full of wonder, danger, and humor. Everyone at our studio, whether an industry vet or new voice impacts each game through collaborative feedback, mutual respect, and creative empowerment. If you want to make games leave a meaningful impact on players: we want to hear from you.
 
We’re looking for new teammates who deeply care about the work they do, the stories they tell, and the people they create with. As part of the Netflix team, we strive to hire the best and value integrity, excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration.

 
Engineering At Night School
Coding is just as creative as other roles at Night School. Our engineering team highly values cross-disciplinary thinking. Creating great gameplay experiences requires engineers to not only imagine elegant, extensible, and optimized systems, but also to appreciate, communicate, and integrate with matters of art, design, and narrative. Here, you’ll flex your ingenuity and skill in multiple areas as needs arise, whether directly in our games, as part of a development support system, or as part of our in-house storytelling toolset, NightTools.
 
About the Job
We are looking for a talented, driven, and passionate mobile game engineer to help us build the best mobile experiences possible for our existing and upcoming games. We want someone who is not only an excellent coder with both breadth and depth of technical skills, but who also understands how implementation details affect the player experience. A qualified candidate is intimately familiar with iOS and Android build pipelines and the unique challenges that come with mobile development.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement game systems for all of Night School’s live and upcoming projects
  • Own the development of any and all updates and maintenance to our mobile tools and ports
  • Integrate game code with iOS, Android, and proprietary APIs on native devices
  • Help maintain our mobile game codebases by testing, analyzing, debugging, and optimizing
  • Work closely with peers and leadership to develop features that are of a cohesive technical and creative vision

About you:

  • Driven to maintain the highest-quality experiences for players
  • Skilled at writing code that is elegant, extensible, and optimized
  • Proficient at giving and receiving quality critique and feedback
  • Self-starter willing to seek out solutions and ask questions when necessary
  • Mindful of the needs of a team as individuals and as a whole

Skills & Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of iOS and Android development environments
  • Excellent understanding of memory management and mobile device performance
  • Familiarity with Unity and its iOS/Android pipelines
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other team members
  • Significant experience in C# or C++, as well as Swift, Objective-C, and/or Java
  • Two or more shipped iOS or Android games

About Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

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