Software Engineer
SkyBox Labs
Burnaby, BC
30d ago

SkyBox Labs is a game studio based in Vancouver, BC. We’ve partnered with some of the largest and most recognizable game publishers and franchises including Microsoft, DeNA, Electronic Arts, and GungHo.

We also build our own games, such as TASTEE : Lethal Tactics.

We are currently looking for an experienced and talented senior software engineer who has a passion for driving technology.

Job Description

  • Create and drive technical design, while collaborating with designers and senior engineers
  • Be part of the driving force being the game development process and remove barriers when required
  • Build great software with great people
  • Guide, mentor, and contribute to the feedback process to improve the development team and our relationship with our partners
  • Provide updates on technology risks and obstacles to leads and PMs
  • Push the boundaries of what you know by learning new technologies and systems to meet our technical and business needs
  • Requirements

  • 5 + years experience of game development teams (or some really great hobby projects!)
  • Expertise in C++
  • Games systems and architecture experience is required ( could include AI, gameplay, rendering)
  • Shipped multiple successful AAA titles on PC or console
  • Diploma / degree in computer science or proven equivalent experience
  • Advanced math skills used in 3D game development
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills for communicating within a team and through Skype with our off-site partners
  • A commitment to self-direction, collaboration, and constant improvement
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic work environment
  • A passion for games
  • Rendering experience is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Experience in C# is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Who We Are

    At SkyBox, we work on all the traditional game development disciplines with a team of over 90 developers. In addition to developing original IP, we’ve developed alongside some of the industry’s best publishers on awesome titles like , Minecraft, and .

    We specialize in creating new game concepts from scratch.

    Our team prides itself on moving fast and proving out the core of our designs as quickly as possible. We’ve found that the key to making great games is iterating rapidly to find the fun’ first.

    Design is one of our major studio strengths, especially when it involves bringing fresh ideas to new customers.

    What We Can Offer You

    When you’re not working on one of our awesome games, our passionate teams are always willing to share creative and new ideas.

    This is shown through many bottom-up initiatives, including our weekly lunch-and-learns.

    Being a part of our team means that you not only are a part of our culture of learning but our culture of fun. You may spend your break time chatting on one of our many Slack channels, exercising with our outdoor club or sports teams, taking over the games room at lunch, or sharing conversation with our Women in Tech club.

    At Skybox, we want everyone to be heard. If you want something to happen, share that idea and let’s make it happen!

    Learn more about us at

    Although we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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