Flash Software Engineer

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Loot Drop, Inc. seeks talented developers with experience building scalable persistent-world social games in Flash, to join our social game development team in the Santa Clara Area.  Job duties include the creation of social games and game systems in ActionScript 3 and Java, engineering adjustments to art assets in Flash CS6.x, and debugging of problems and engineering of elegant solutions to ensure smooth, fast performance and user satisfaction. This position reports to the Lead Programmer.

Requirements

  • Client development experience using Flash and AS3 on at least one scalable. persistent-world social game in a professional environment
  • Proficient in ActionScript 3 and JavaScript programming and design patterns
  • Experience with social game APIs (e.g. Facebook Graph API)
  • Experience with source code re-use (core libraries, 3rd Party game engines or components)
  • Basic understanding of Flash CS5 in order to perform art integration functions on behalf of artists (familiarity with the timeline, layers, guide layers, the info panel, keyframes, naming instances on the stage, setting class linkages for export in the Library)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the industry
  • Experience and confidence working in a scripted / interpreted programming environment.
  • A love of games and gameplay.

Nice-to-haves

 

  • Experience with at least one native programming language such as C++ or Objective C.
  • Java proficiency in a server programming environment.
  • PHP proficiency
  • Development experience on several PC or console game titles

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States to be considered for this position.

About Us

Loot Drop is an indie game developer that develops games on a variety of platforms. Our team of experienced game developers have designed, programmed and/or artistically rendered ground-breaking and award-winning titles respected throughout the world including work on games in the seminal Wizardry, Ghost Recon, Ultima, Bard’s Tale, Commander Keen, Wolfenstein 3D, DOOM, Quake, The Sims, Mortal Kombat, MechAssault, Mechanic is the Message and Jagged Alliance series.  We look forward to a return to core game development with our upcoming titles. Loot Drop was founded in November 2010.  More than anything, we love games, love our people, and believe in fun.

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