Game Engine Programmer – Snowed In Studios

Published On: 21 August 2023Categories: Careers

Snowed In Studios, a game development studio based in Ottawa, Canada, is seeking experienced Game Engine & Systems Programmers to join our team. As part of Keywords Studios’ Create service line, we provide support to a diverse range of games, working with some of the most prestigious household names in gaming.

As a “Snowmie” programmer, you’ll use your expertise in C++ / C# to help our client studios bring their games to life. You’ll collaborate with other skilled programmers and multi-disciplinary teams to implement and optimize game features.

  • 4+ years game industry C++ development programming experience with at least 3+ years of engine experience
  • Very strong C++ design and coding experience with strong understanding of the fundamentals
  • Experience in building multithreaded, real-time systems
  • Experience writing systems balancing performance and maintainability
  • Emphasizes a deeper understanding of what the code is doing, not just that it works
  • Experience profiling and optimizing both CPU and GPU utilization
  • Experience working in large codebases
  • Understands how to analyze and optimize code
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Comfortable with vector and matrix math and good with algorithms
  • Understands various design patterns and their benefits/draw backs
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience.