Lead Game Developer

MagicBlock Labs

MagicBlock Labs

Software Engineering · Full-time
Remote
70,000 – 120,000 USD per year
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

About us

MagicBlock Labs is a gaming and technology company building infrastructure for fully onchain games. We are trailblazers, unafraid of challenging the status quo to solve complex problems. We are passionate about gaming as much as we love open-source and building in collaboration with our community. Backed by Tier 1 investors, our team is a mix of technical and creative talent on a quest to define a new vision for open, permissionless and unstoppable games.

Role Overview

We're looking for a Lead Game Developer to guide our internal game development efforts. You'll play a pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of our cutting-edge gaming projects, from prototypes to fully-fledged titles, working closely with our infrastructure team and maintaining ample creative freedom in terms of IP and game genres.

Key Responsibilities

  • Team Leadership and Management: Recruit, lead and mentor a dedicated internal team of game developers.
  • Game Development: Take charge of the entire game development process, from the inital GDD to release
  • Game Design innovation: Work closely with the rest of the team to integrate category-defining game mechanics and new technologies, ensuring a seamless user experience.
  • Cross-Platform expertise: Manage and optimise our games for various platforms, with a focus on mobile devices.
  • Project Management: manage resources and ensure timely project delivery.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in game development, with at least 2 years in a leadership role.
  • Proven track record of developing and launching successful games - you have a portfolio that you are excited to show us!
  • Deep knowledge of game development best practices and performance optimization across multiple platforms.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • English language proficiency

Bonus if:

  • You are an expert in C# (Unity) and/or JS/TS (Babylonjs/Phaser)
  • You are knowledgeable and excited about fully onchain games

Benefits:

  • Ability to shape a new gaming category, with ample freedom and responsibility
  • Generous stock options plans (signing bonus & performance-based)
  • Fully remote, flexible working schedule
  • Paid quarterly offsites, conferences and travels.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance (US)
  • New laptop and/or budget for work equipment
MagicBlock Labs is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply for this job

Drag and drop or click to upload.
Tell us why you are a good fit, add a cover letter or anything else you want to share.
To withdraw or update your application, email [email protected]