Lead Game Developer

Salary Competitive

Are you a passionate and self-driven person ready to break new ground for what will become the new norm of mobile gaming? We are looking for a Lead Unity Developer to join our skilled and highly effective team in Helsinki, Finland.

This is an exciting next step for an experienced game developer who is ready to tackle fun and interesting player-facing challenges. You will play an integral role in creating a groundbreaking social MMO whilst solving complex problems and working on real-time multiplayer gameplay. You will have a wide array of engaging tasks, from prototyping experimental features to writing long-living maintainable game code and much more. If you’re right at home in a fast-moving and growing start-up environment and being a great team collaborator is second nature to you, let’s connect!


Responsibilities

  • Develop high-quality and testable Unity C# code and architecture

  • Utilize Unity to provide an amazing gameplay experience to players

  • Evaluate and implement up-and-coming technologies such as Unity D.O.T.S.

  • Work closely with the team on the development roadmap

  • Create and maintain coding standards, code reviews, and performance benchmarks

  • Create internal tools and templates for artists and designers to work efficiently

  • Distribute and share knowledge in an inclusive manner

  • The ideal candidate: 


Our ideal candidate has

  • Expertise in Unity systems & network layer 

  • Extensive architecture experience, understanding and ability to communicate and present tech design clearly

  • Understanding of tech dependencies in the roadmap, i.e. what do we do when 

  • Experience in managing teams, mentoring, coaching, motivating others 

  • Up to date knowledge of MMO technology and previous experience from online multiplayer development

  • Hands-on software engineer background 

  • Extensive Unity experience 


Bonus points for 

  • Interest in functional programming 


What we offer

  • An interesting and groundbreaking project

  • The freedom to take the lead, build the existing team and be integral in scaling a project with a worldwide audience

  • A collaborative, open-minded, and international team

  • Relocation assistance

  • Fair and competitive compensation & benefits

  • Creative studio space at the heart of Helsinki

  • Possibilities to develop in your role and skills, be the architect of your own path

  • Due to the exceptional situation in the world, we are in remote work mode. To make your home office as comfortable as possible, we provide all of the needed hardware and software for you to be at your best during these times. We’ve also come up with great ways to stay connected with the team, even when we’re apart.


We cannot wait to see what you have in store for us! 

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

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Working at
Dazzle Rocks

Dazzle Rocks is a games startup based in Helsinki, Finland. We're building a groundbreaking multiplatform social MMO that has never before been seen on the market. The product is a mix between engaging and non-violent gameplay mixed with deeply integrated social experiences. Players explore a vast world with lots of things to do from harvesting to building and creating completely new experiences for others. We have formed a fun-loving, international team from various backgrounds of art and technology and we're looking for likeminded people to join our success story and growth. Our unique and ambitious project offers endless amounts of learning and development possibilities and a cutting edge tech stack to work with. Seamless collaboration and effective communication is at the heart of everything we do. If you're looking to join a fast-moving and growing start up, we just might be the perfect match!

Read more about Dazzle Rocks

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