UI programmer/designer

Sparkypants Studios is seeking a qualified UI Engineer for continuing development on our live digital CCG , The Elder Scrolls: Legends. You will be working closely with the UI Design and Engineering groups, as well as collaborating with other disciplines including Art, Design, Production, and QA. Your work will involve developing and improving our UI across all environments and platforms.

Sparkypants is low on hierarchy and high on experience. Our mission is to create the best games for ourselves, our partners, and our players and to do so in a sustainable way.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help develop new UI and UI systems for the client / server games in development and LiveOps

  • Develop, modify, and debug UI software in C# and C/C++

  • Evaluate performance, optimize and test UI software/content on PC, mobile and console platforms

  • Document software and features for internal and external engineering and QA teams

  • Participate in the scheduling, design, performance and code review process

  • Partner with UI Artists, UX Designers and Game Designers to bring the team’s vision to life

Skills and qualifications

  • UI Development experience in Unity/C# and/or C/C++

  • UI Development experience with any of the following: ActionScript, Unreal Engine 4, Javascript, Coherent or similar

  • The ideal candidate has implemented UI for at least one published video game title

  • Passion for UI/UX and the customer and their experience with the game

  • An understanding of basic algorithms.

  • Experience with version control systems.

  • An ability to pick up new languages as needed.

  • Be a detail oriented person who takes satisfaction in a job well done.

  • Must have efficient organization and communication skills and ability to prioritize and execute ideas within a schedule.

BONUS Skills

  • JavaScript/CSS/HTML

  • Understanding of client/server architecture

  • Perforce / Git

  • Familiarity with basic statistics

  • Experience with SQL / NoSQL / Redis / Rabbitmq

This is a full-time, onsite position in our Baltimore studio. Cover letter and resume should be emailed with subject line “UI Programmer/Designer” to jobs@sparkypants.com