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Lead UI Programmer
Posted on 12/16/2022
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
  • 4+ years of proven development with at least two shipped commercial products
  • Strong understanding of C# and / or C++
  • Experience with asynchronous programming
  • Experience with data serialization
  • Self direction and a proven ability to thrive in a highly dynamic environment
  • Strong interdisciplinary collaboration skills, including verbal and written skills
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience with Model-View-Controller architecture
  • Ability to work with an existing code base
  • Experience with Unreal UI systems and blueprints
  • Experience with performance optimization
  • Experience shipping AAA games
  • Strong understanding of online features and network implementations in games
  • Experience playing modern Grand Strategy and or/4x games such as Victoria, Crusader Kings, and Civilization
  • Demonstrated passion for games and technology
  • Experience with Unreal 5
  • Experience with localization systems
  • Lead the UI development efforts on a new multi-year project
  • Design and develop key systems and features such as screen flow, screen and menu architecture, event system, game modes, match-making and lobby UI, in-game 2D and 3D heads-up display, localization integration, etc
  • Develop and maintain tools and pipelines to enable artists and designers to work with the UI system
  • Interact with other engineers to improve the whole technical team and process
  • Collaborate continuously with design, art and technical teams to define requirements and iteratively build solutions
  • Jump wholeheartedly into learning new technologies and systems and leverage them in creative ways to meet our technical and business needs
  • Assess requirements and provide effort estimates to guide an evolving development plan
  • Embrace and help improve our engineering practices for solid design, testing, and implementation
  • Build, organize and mentor a UI programming team
Blackbird Interactive

201-500 employees

Company Overview
Blackbird is a private, independent game studio headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • 4-Day Work Week & Generous Vacation
  • Employee Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid Parental LEave Top Up
  • Comprehensive Extended Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Research & Developemnt Opportunities
  • New IP Pitching Program & Bonus
  • Fully Equiped Onsite Gym
  • Dog-Friendly Studio