Senior Engine Developer

Salary Competitive

We are looking for an experienced senior engine developer with excellent coding skills and a good understanding and feel of MMORPG game design. Together with a small, but scaling team of co-workers, you will be joining our mission of creating the next generation of Free-to-Play PC / cross-platform MMORPGs.

As a senior engine developer working on Ember Sword, you will be developing and help architecting the engine in close collaboration with our CTO, your fellow programmers, and the design and art team.

You are:

  • A creative coder with a strong feel for gameplay and design

  • Passionate about games, gameplay and game development

  • Open to direction, feedback, and discussion

  • Someone with a strong work ethic, solid communication skills and fluent in English

  • Self reliant

You will:

  • Develop and help architect the engine

  • Build rendering, particle systems, chunk streaming and editing tools

  • General things like (de)serialization of scenes, prefabs, etc.

  • Content streaming and the architecture to achieve this

What will help you stand out?

  • Experience with networking

  • You love MMOs and/or RPGs

  • You have shipped a game on PC/Browser, or worked with a team that did.

  • Experience with developing a game alongside a passionate community

  • Experience writing shaders / Unity Shader graph

  • Experience with custom game engines

  • Experience with WebGL, WebGPU and/or Web Assembly (emscripten)

Practical info:

  • Ember Sword is developed using a custom game engine

  • We have a very agile approach to development, with a very flat hierarchy

  • A job in a fast growing international startup with huge ambitions and a dream project

  • Lots of responsibility, and a chance to shape your own role as we grow

  • A bunch of fun colleagues from over 10 different nations

  • Job start is “as soon as possible”

  • The work hours are flexible

  • Salary depends on qualifications and seniority (including potential stock-option plan)

  • This is a full-time position. It is unsuitable for remote employees (Due to corona we’re temporarily working remote; After corona we expect people to work from our office in Aarhus).

  • We are continuously reviewing applications

Culture at Bright Star

Located in the historical and beautiful city of Aarhus, Denmark, you find a team of outgoing and enthusiastic developers trying to push the boundaries of gaming. We are Bright Star.

Bright Star is a company with a modern mindset, who understands that the world today is an extremely nuanced and multifaceted creature to master and conquer, and only by breaking ancient barriers, adapting to the now and by progressing forward, we come out on both the positive factor and as stronger individuals.

We hire people who are genuinely passionate about changing the games industry for the better. Always on the lookout for the exceptional talent and the rough cut diamond to shape into perfection. We care about a good team effort, having clear and friendly communication, and never being afraid of speaking up.

We’re excited about carving a new path forward for gameplay and monetization of Free-to-Play player-driven MMORPGs – and we can’t wait to have you join us!

For more information or questions please contact us at Jobs@BrightStar.Studio or phone number 29128381

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

New tech gear
New tech gear

Are you a true Tech Savvy? Macbook, trackpad, you name it, we get you covered.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

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Working at
Bright Star Studios

The TEAM: Bright Star Studios started with just a few friends, their passion for gaming, and their desire to build the next big MMORPG. Although it might sound a little crazy ambitious, Ember Sword developed into a game-changer: a free to play, modern, and truly player-driven MMORPG game with a real economy powered by the Ethereum Blockchain, and in just 2 years, Bright Star became one of the most promising gaming studios in the world. Today we are a rapidly growing team. Spread across continents, yet united in our mission to build the ultimate MMORPG experience, gaming is the heart and soul of Bright Star Studios. The BSS team is determined, talented, hailing from diverse backgrounds and locations. Even though most of us met & worked online during the pandemic, we have forged great professional and interpersonal bonds. So if you want to work with an extremely talented team and rock the foundation of the gaming world together, we will welcome you with open arms.

Read more about Bright Star Studios

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