EngineeringFull-time
Software Engineer, Game Development

Niantic’s Engineering Team is seeking a Software Engineer to create high-performance mobile real-world MMO games at massive scale using Unity 3D on Android and iOS. You will work on a wide variety of technical challenges while creating engaging and fun real-world gameplay for a user-base in the billions. This role is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.

Responsibilities

  • Build engaging gameplay features that are fun and easy to use.
  • Create technical designs and develop code on game features, for a devoted user-base.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers, game designers, and user experience designers to ensure the technology and user experience meets internal standards.
  • Participate in code reviews, technical design reviews, and write unit tests.

Qualifications

  • You have a BS in Computer Science or other technical major, or equivalent experience.
  • You have a minimum two years of work experience developing in a multi-person game studio.
  • You have 3D game engine experience, particularly in Unity3D.
  • You can work in C# or C++.

Plus If...

  • You have mobile or console game performance optimization experience.

Join the Niantic team!

Niantic is the world’s leading AR technology company, sparking creative and engaging journeys in the real world. Our products inspire outdoor exploration, exercise, and meaningful social interaction.

Originally formed at Google in 2011, we became an independent company in 2015 with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. Our current titles include pioneering global-control game Ingress, and record-breaking AR game Pokémon GO. Our third title, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, is currently in development.

Niantic is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe that cultivating a workplace where our people are supported and included is essential to creating great products our community will love. Our mission emphasizes seeking and hiring diverse voices, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology industry, and we consider this to be one of the most important values we hold close.

We're a hard-working, fun, and exciting group who value intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem-solving! We have growing offices located in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Bellevue, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, and Hamburg.

 

Locations

Tokyo, Japan