Turner Broadcasting Game Server Developer - Big Pixel Studios in London, United Kingdom

166179BR

Posting Job Title:

Game Server Developer - Big Pixel Studios

Time Warner Division:

Turner

Location:

United Kingdom - London

Posting Job Description:

Join Big Pixel, a small studio making big games with unmistakable character. As the creators of Pocket Mortys, we’re dedicated to making exciting games for millions of Rick and Morty fans.

Based in Shoreditch, London, we’re on the lookout for talented and motivated individuals to play a major role in the continued success of Pocket Mortys and the development of new mobile titles.

The role:

Working with the Product Lead and Senior Backend Developer, you’ll implement gameplay logic and features for networked mobile games. You’ll design, implement and optimise live-op services to ensure games can be continually updated with new content and seasonal events. You’ll bring a creative approach to overcome challenges in areas including security, scalability, validation and real-time networking.

Main responsibilities:

• Develop server-side game logic using Node.js

• Create tools to improve our development pipeline as necessary to maximise our ability to deliver features and content to players

• Take part in all aspects of the sprint lifecycle, from feature design and planning through implementation, launch and live operations support

• Monitor health and performance of features as they go live, debug and quickly resolve server and database issues on games in production

• Working collaboratively within the games team to create new ideas, content and features within the games

Essential:

• Prior experience developing robust, scalable backend systems with Node.js

• Experience working with source control (GIT)

• Self-driven and excel at completing tasks in a minimally supervised environment

Desirable:

• Experience working with AWS (or other cloud) services, knowledge of infrastructure-as-code tools is a bonus

• Real-time multi-player (client or server) experience

• Understanding of architectures, approaches and challenges with regards to multiplayer games

• Fan of pop culture, Rick and Morty, adult humour

Perks:

• Bonus scheme

• Double-matched pension scheme and benefits package

• Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands like HBO, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT and TBS GAME

Requisition #:

166179BR

Position Type:

Full Time

Area of Interest:

Creative

Business Unit_TBS:

2940

Industry:

Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services