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  Totally Games, Lawrence Holland’s company of X-Wing fame, is accepting resumes from talented, seasoned videogame professionals for a full-time Programmer position working on new directions and platforms. Totally Games has been in the games industry for more than 15 years, working with major publishers such as LucasArts, Activision, Disney and Sega. We’re seeking sharp, dedicated, visionary contributors to join our outstanding team.

Totally Games offers an excellent opportunity for a qualified Programmer to contribute significantly to diverse and important aspects of its projects in a productive, team-oriented work environment.
 
  Responsibilities
 
    Overall Game System Design:
  • Design and implement game systems and features
  • Work with project manager, programmers, artists, and gameplay developers to develop overall project concepts


  • Programming:
  • Use tools like Visual C++, Codewarrior and other IDEs and tools in a Windows XP environment
  • Program in C++, Assembly language and scripting languages as appropriate
  • Utilize middleware systems and technology as needed
  • Use proprietary game development tools developed in house
  • Work with industry SDKs like Direct X


  • Technology:
  • Keep pace with latest game and software development tools and techniques
  • Stay up to date with gaming and software development on the Internet
  • Lead technical research on new platforms
Minimum Qualifications
  • 2 - 3 years Game Programming experience
  • 3 - 4 years Programming in the software industry
  • 1 - 2 years specializing in one of the core areas of game programming
  • At least one shipped Gamecube title. Wii knowledge beneficial
  • Significant Game system design/development experience
  • Highly developed leadership skills required
  • Mastery level skills in programming multiple features
  • Knowledge of entertainment software industry, the marketplace, consumer trends and competitive products
  • Mastery of version control software


  • Knowledge/Skill/Ability:
  • Mastery of Object Oriented Programming
  • Experience in programming on Nintendo Gamecube
  • Experience in programming with Visual C++ and DirectX
  • Experience with Metrowerks Codewarrior
  • Experience programming Window applications and console games
  • Experience programming games professionally
  • Ability to work with other programmers and game developers
  • Strong experience with IBM PCs and Windows
  • Proficient in using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software
  • High enthusiasm for making and playing computer games
Due to the immediate nature of this position and current government employment-visa-sponsorship restrictions, we are unable to consider foreign candidates UNLESS they have an advanced degree from a US accredited University/College OR are able to work in the US on a contract basis as an independent consultant.
 
Salary & Benefits
Relocation assistance is available to qualified candidates.

If you meet the noted qualifications and want to be part of a successful team offering a bright future then we want to hear from you!

Totally Games offers competitive salaries, a fun workplace in Marin County, CA and a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401K, etc. Additional perks include casual work environment, company parties and more!
 
E-mail Address for Electronic Submission
  hr@totallygames.com

Very Important for email submissions of resumes!
Subject line of e-mail should start with "Programmer"
 

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