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Console Programmer | Porting Lead | Gaming | $90,000-110,000 + bonus

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Console Programmer | Porting Lead | Gaming | $90,000-110,000 + bonus

The Company:
  
Join this cutting edge Vancouver gaming studio, where the ordinary transforms into the extraordinary, and every game is an invitation to escape reality and embrace the extraordinary. With a foundation built on innovation, dedication, and a love for gaming, they continually strive to redefine the possibilities within the gaming landscape.
  
The Role:
  
My client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Console Programmer with a proven track record in porting titles from PC to console platforms. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of hands-on experience in the gaming industry, demonstrating expertise in adapting and optimizing games for various console environments.
  
Responsibilities:
  
  • Porting Expertise: Lead the process of porting PC titles to console platforms, ensuring smooth transitions and optimal performance.Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including game designers, artists, and other programmers, to understand project requirements and implement effective solutions.
  • Platform Optimization:Optimize game code and assets for console hardware, ensuring optimal performance and resource utilization.Address platform-specific challenges and work closely with the development team to implement console-specific features and enhancements.
  • Debugging and Troubleshooting:Identify and resolve technical issues related to porting and console development. Conduct thorough debugging and testing to ensure a high level of quality and stability across different console platforms.
  • Collaboration:Work closely with the development team to integrate console-specific features and functionality seamlessly into the existing game architecture. Communicate effectively with team members, providing insights and recommendations for improving the overall console gaming experience.
  • Documentation:Create and maintain detailed documentation for the porting process, ensuring that knowledge is shared across the development team.Keep abreast of industry trends and best practices in console development and porting.
  
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Game Development, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in game development with a focus on console platforms.
  • Proven experience in successfully porting PC titles to major console platforms.
  • Strong proficiency in programming languages such as C++.
  • In-depth knowledge of console architecture and development environments (e.g., PlayStation, Xbox).
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with industry-standard development tools and practices.
  • Passion for gaming and a deep understanding of player experiences on console platforms
  
If you’re looking for an opportunity to join a cutting-edge environment, working on some of the most exciting games and technology in the business, don’t hesitate in putting forward an application! To automatically receive notifications upon new roles and market updates, follow our LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/white-bay-search/
  
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