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Game Developer - Electronic Role-Playing Game (eRPG) Software Developer [Opensource] [Volunteer]

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ORGANIZATION: RPG RESEARCH

  • 76 people are interested
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We are looking for a Volunteer ERPG/BCIRPG Developer to bring their programming and game design skills to our eRPG project. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with other designers, programmers, and producers, and take ownership in the coding process from initial concept to final product. If you’re a developer looking for a role that offers creative challenges and experience with accessible gaming, we want to hear from you.

**This is an unpaid volunteer position.

For a full job posting, please visit:
https://www.rpgresearch.com/jobs/detail/game-developer-electronic-role-playing-game-erpg-software-developer-opensource-volunteer-208

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About RPG RESEARCH

Location:

1312 N MONRE ST STE 114, SPOKANE, WA 99201, US

Mission Statement

1) Clearly establish, through rigorous science the effects of: music & all role-playing game (RPG) formats: TRPG, LRPG, ERPG, & HRPG. Significant emphasis is placed on contributing to the body of causal research information. 2) Using multidisciplinary research, evidence-based & theory-based approaches, we assess, design, develop, implement & evaluate programs using music & RPG formats as intervention modalities for participants to achieve their recreational, educational, professional, & therapeutic goals. 3) Based on funding, staffing, & resources, RPG Research provides services to individuals, population groups, & communities where they benefit most from our programs, & advocate for accessibility & inclusiveness, especially those in under-served & un-served areas. 4) Whenever legally & ethically possible, all research information freely & openly shared with the public to help further advance the global body of knowledge & overall improve the experience of the human condition.

Description

We improve lives around the world through research & community programs using the power of accessible & inclusive music & role-playing games (RPG). Multidisciplinary sources setting standards for safety & accessibility, training people worldwide.
RPG Research is an international 501(c)3 non-profit human services charitable organization with volunteers across 5 continents.
Working with RPGs since '77, & researching their effects since '83. Educational & therapeutic use of RPGs since '85. Open online research repository since '04.
Incorporated in 2017.
In 2018 we had 10 regular volunteers.
As of March 2020 we hit over #120!
We partner with many other organizations too!
RPG Fleet of wheelchair accessible mobile facilities, providing neurodiverse friendly, comfortable, environmentally controlled, mobile music & tabletop RPG rooms across the USA to under-served & un-served locations for those that benefit most!
We provide over 80 programs at GenCon in Indianapolis, IN, July 29 to August 2, for neurodiversity, visually impaired/blind, Deaf & hard-of-hearing, ages 5 through senior adults & everything in between.
Our multidisciplinary research-supported programs draw from therapeutic recreation, music, neuroscience, psychology, & other knowledge domains. Our community programs help people achieve educational, recreational, & therapeutic goals, measurably improving quality of life.
Our annual International RPG Researchers Conference July 10-12.

CAUSE AREAS

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities
Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Software Engineering
  • Mobile Programming
  • Software Development
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 hours/week
  • Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals and problem solving and ability to self-motivate in a creative environment without tight supervision.

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