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Unity Programmer

Other · Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

Description

 

 

Puzzle Page is Puzzling.com’s flagship product. Now approaching its 4th anniversary, the game continues to grow in features and users. We have big ambitions for its continued growth and to establish it as a ‘forever’ game on the Appstore with a prominent presence. The game has so far achieved approximately 10 million downloads and several 10s of millions of dollars of revenue.

 

We’re looking for a Unity programmer to work full-time on our ambitious roadmap for Puzzle Page in our office in Leamington Spa.  The successful candidate will be involved in all aspect of gameplay / UI / back-end. To work full-time in our office in Leamington Spa.

 

The candidate will join a small, focused team and will have the opportunity to get involved with all aspect of the game and company’s development.

 

Responsibilities

The candidate will be working closely with our Puzzle Page lead on some of the following features:

  • New puzzle types (content generation, in-game client, UI)
  • New Event Types
  • Tournaments (UI, Backend and Management)
  • UI Improvements
  • Performance optimisations
  • New IAPs and offers 
  • Graphical skins (Dark Mode, new GFX style, perhaps purchasable skins also)
  • Changes necessary to support localised versions
  • Playable ads
  • Continual bug fixing

 

Skills and Experience

We’re looking for a hard-working, team-oriented candidate who is passionate about development. The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of experience using Unity to develop mobile games (mid programmer)
  • Android experience a preference
  • Flexibility
  • Autonomy
  • Initiative

 

 

 

 

Desirable but not essential:

 

  • Knowledge of mobile gaming trends and of the mobile market in general
  • Experience in the gaming industry
  • Developed a game in the past

 

 

About Supersonic Software Ltd.

Supersonic Software Ltd. was founded in 1988 and for many years worked as a console game developer.  The company pivoted to specialise in free-to-play mobile games around 10 years ago.  Supersonic was a founding member and investor in the publisher Appynation and later acquired the remaining shares in the company, whereupon Appynation became a wholly owned subsidiary.  The group specialises in developing and publishing puzzle games and running these as ‘forever’ franchises.  The portfolio includes ‘Puzzle Page’, ‘Picture Cross’, ‘World’s Biggest Crossword’ and ‘One Clue Crossword’.

 

About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip franchises including 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™ and Agar.io™ have generated more than 2 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 50 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.

In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher. This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.

In the past two years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) now operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager), Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals), and most recently Supersonic Software Ltd., trading as Appynation Ltd (the team behind the highly successful Puzzle Page and Picture Cross) to the Miniclip Group.

 

 

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