Programmer C-Sharp // Intermediate or Senior

  • Enterprise
  • Auckland, New Zealand

Programmer C-Sharp // Intermediate or Senior

Job description

RocketWerkz is an ambitious video games studio based on Auckland’s waterfront with flexible and remote working conditions. Founded by Dean Hall, creator of hit survival game DayZ, we are independently run but have the backing of one of the world's largest games companies. Our two major games currently out on Steam are Icarus and Stationeers, with multiple secret projects on the go. 
We are looking for multiple new C# Programmers to join our team and work on different projects. There are opportunities to work on gameplay systems and/or foundational tools for games.

In this role you will:

  • Work closely with the core programming, game designers, and enterprise tools teams
  • Rapidly prototype game systems and/or gameplay
  • Define requirements for game systems and plugins
  • Continuously adapt code in response to gameplay and designer feedback
  • Test, debug, polish, profile code in-product and make them feel good
  • Write technical documentation for product teams
  • Understand and contribute to the project as a whole
  • Use Jira and Confluence
  • Manage your workload and work hours in consultation with the wider team

Job requirements

We are looking for people passionate about what we do and who want to be part of creating new experiences for our gaming community.

     What we look for in our ideal candidate:

  • At least 4 years of software development or games industry experience
  • Experience in working collaboratively within a programming team
  • Extensive experience in C# 
  • Knowledge of C++
  • Knowledge of Unity or Unreal Engine
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A tertiary qualification (Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar) or equivalent industry experience   

    What to include in your expression of interest:

  • Cover Letter - Tell us about yourself, what role, and what excites you about RocketWerkz.
  • Portfolio - Show us your talent and the projects you’ve worked on.

The position is full-time, permanent, and based in Auckland although we can offer flexible working. Assistance is provided for relocation & support for obtaining a visa. 
We highly value diversity. Regardless of disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or any other aspect of your culture or identity, you have an important role to play in our team. Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet some of the requirements, women and under-represented groups of candidates tend to only apply when they meet every requirement. If you think you have what it takes but don’t necessarily tick every requirement on this job description, please get in touch and apply!