Augmented Reality Game Developer

1 month ago
£470 - £570/day (wellpaid.io estimate)RemoteUnicorn Hunt

Do you want to create great games that also benefit society? We’re a UK-based, female-founded startup indie games company, and we released our first game in 2020. We have developed a prototype for an augmented reality board game that improves mental health. We’re looking for a mid-senior game developer to help us develop the prototype into a market-ready game, for which we have funding.

Play Well For Life creates games across a range of platforms to educate and train the skills people need to lead happier, healthier lives. We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive environment for all. We value people who enjoy autonomous working (remotely), whilst being able to work collaboratively with team members, and are passionate and enthusiastic about developing their skills and learning with and from others.

We’re fully remote and currently have strong design and art teams and are looking to strengthen our dev team. This project is funded until end of May, and there will be the potential to extend the contract beyond May.

Essential skills

  • 3 years+ commercial game development experience
  • Strong Unity experience (at least two years)
  • Experience with Augmented Reality
  • Ability to supervise and mentor more junior dev team members
  • A good attitude to problem solving together
  • A preference to offer what needs to be done, rather than needing to be told.
  • Preference for working together to get agreement for new ideas rather than going it alone.
  • Desirable skills

  • Experience with data analytics
  • Experience with REST APIs
  • Experience with databases (SQL or noSQL)
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience with Godot Engine
  • We’re based in Surrey, England.

    · To work with us you need to be in a similar time zone and be fluent in English.

  • No recruiters or agencies (we request that you don’t contact us as we will not have time to sift through your emails - so if you do get in touch don’t expect a response).
  • For more information, please email: [email protected]

    How we hire

    Our hiring process varies depending on the role and the candidate, but this should give you an idea of the steps you should expect to follow:

  • Email CV,   link to game dev portfolio/examples of work & max 1-page covering letter explaining your background and why you are interested in the job by 31st January
  • Video call with our founder and CTO (30-45 minutes)
  • Take home AR assignment written in Unity (approx 2-4 hours)
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