Bit Fry Game Studios is hiring $7M in gameplay engineering talent for Ultimate Rivals over the next 18mo
Geek.com called it the “Smash Bros. of Arcade Sports”.
Bit Fry Games Studio is an independent developer and publisher of video games for all major platforms and the creator and publisher of the breakout licensed sports crossover franchise Ultimate Rivals — a multi-sport, arcade-action sports platform featuring competitive online multiplayer action.
For more information see: https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2019/…-apple-arcade/ and http://www.bitfry.com
And Twitter: http://twitter.com/benfreidlin
And the GamesIndustry.biz interview: http://gamesindustry.biz/articles/20…ports-licenses
Over the next 18mo Bit Fry ill be investing in an additional $7M in engineering talent alone (not counting art/animation/VFX, and numerous other disciplines). We’re looking to hire gameplay engineers especially. See below for details.
Bit Fry’s team is a heavily backed studio composed of technology, gaming, and entertainment veterans who are intent on disrupting the current sports video game landscape.
What you will be doing:
- Lead and discuss game system architectural decisions
- Develop fast paced action driven gameplay
- Work closely with design to build new features
- Give input in a collaborative environment
- Address technical challenges and reduce technical debt Required
3+ years of experience in game development
BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Experience designing and building gameplay systems
Proficiency in C++
Experience in a modern 3D game engine
5+ years of experience in game development
Experience developing online games
Experience building for Playstation, Xbox, or Nintendo consoles
Experience building for iOS or Android
Unreal or Unity experience (our products are built in Unreal 4, but Unity experience is helpful if you don’t have UE4 experience).
Self-driven individual who likes finding ways to help the team, improve the codebase, and continue to learn
Contact [EMAIL=“email@example.com”]firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a cover letter.
Please NOTE: At this time we are only considering full-time, on-site/in-studio candidates. This requires eligibility to work in the USA, as well as relocating to Portsmouth, NH (we do provide comprehensive relocation funding assistance to candidates who receive offers). We are not considering remote work, or independent contractors. Thanks.
Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc., an independent multi-platform developer and publisher of sports video games, is composed of gaming, as well as entertainment and sports veterans, and is the first studio to combine licenses from all player unions as well as four leagues into a single gaming franchise.
Bit Fry has secured groundbreaking licensing agreements with nine major professional sports organizations, including the NHL, NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA), NBA, National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), MLB, MLB Players Association (MLBPA), NFLPA, Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA), USWNTPA, as well as Wayne Gretzky.
The company was founded in 2013 with its first investment coming from former Red Sox owner and vice chairman Les Otten, and now counts among its investors many leading names in sports and gaming, including NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern, Xbox co-creator and managing partner of 1UP Ventures Ed Fries, MLB all-star and World Series champion Ryan Howard, private equity fund Dugout Ventures, co-founding partner of March Capital Gregory Milken, Barclays’ head of Equities Trading for the Americas Todd Sandoz, and BITKRAFT Esports Ventures.