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[REMOTE] Blue Isle Studios Hiring Console Port UE4 Programmer

Blue Isle Studios is seeking a talented and enthusiastic programmer to join our team. We are looking for someone that is comfortable working closely with the lead programmer to port Citadel: Forged with Fire from our existing current gen console code base and support PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X platforms. You would also be responsible for working with design and QA to develop additional gameplay content.

This is a full-time remote position. The ideal candidate can work on an Eastern Standard Time zone schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Adapt and improve existing multiplayer systems to fit performance needs
  • Creating stable working builds of Citadel working on PS5 and Xbox Series X
  • Ensure gamepad user experience and flow is optimal
  • Ensure game graphics are representative of the game’s PC experience
  • Debugging and fixing any material issues that arise in the porting process
  • Ensuring the game correctly conforms to the many console certification requirements
  • Working with our QA team to ensure the game is generally defect free
  • Developing or improving gameplay systems in C++ or blueprint to support expansion content
  • Working with the Epic online subsystems as well as console APIs

Requirements:

  • Experience with Xbox and PlayStation platforms
  • Strong C++ and blueprinting skills in Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience working with client/server architecture
  • Experience with performance analysis and code optimization
  • High level of comfort extending and improving upon an existing code base
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum of 5 years coding experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience programming in the video game industry

Pluses:

  • Technical art skills with particles using cascade or niagara
  • Technical art skills with skeletal meshes and animation blueprints
  • Computer science or related degree
  • Experience with multithreading

Please contact us at** [EMAIL=“jobs@blueislestudios.com”]jobs@blueislestudios.com** with samples of your work, cover letter and resume. We look forward to hearing from you!