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Volunteer - Senior Gameplay Programmer

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ORGANIZATION: GAMES FOR LOVE

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About Games for Love

Games for Love is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that works to ease suffering, save lives, and create sustainable futures for children. We believe in the concept of "distraction therapy" and bring the joy of gaming into the lives of our junior gamers in hospitals around the country. We plan to help 10 million kids in the next 5 years. We have a healthy ecosystem to achieve that goal with your intelligent contribution.

We are seeking a Sr. Gameplay Programmer to join our team. You will work closely with programmers, game designers, and artists to implement and improve fun game features for rewarding customer experiences.

Responsibilities:

  1. Proactively take the lead in the development of assigned features, creating and completing tasks, artifacts, and testing
  2. Create Gameplay mechanics to design specifications
  3. Creating base gameplay system and tools for the gameplay designers to extend
  4. Attend weekly update meetings
  5. Mentor Junior Programmers
  6. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create features and achieve goals.

Requirements:

  1. Able to donate approx. 10 hrs. a week.
  2. Proficient in: Unity, Unreal Engine 4 Software, C++, C#
  3. At least 2 years in gameplay programming, mechanics, and game design
  4. At least 1 year of team leadership experience

Qualifying Attitude:

  • You want to be part of something great that positively impacts society especially in times of crisis.
  • You are proactive to collaborate remotely.

Benefits:

  • Work from anywhere on earth - 100% remote
  • Massive networking opportunities with 500+ members of our community
  • Level up your skills
  • Volunteer grants approved
  • OPT & CPT programs
  • Make a big impact in the world
  • Have lots of fun partnering with passionate game developers
  • Join the mastermind group and learn from top game developers
  • Volunteer recognition & awards

Games for Love is an equal opportunity organization. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

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About GAMES FOR LOVE

Location:

16824 44th Ave W Suite 130 98037, Lynnwood, WA 98037, US

Mission Statement

Games for Love is a 501(c)(3) gaming charity dedicated to easing suffering, saving lives, and creating a sustainable future for children.

Description

Improving the lives of children through what we call the program ecosystem, which is 6 programs working together in tandem to accomplish our mission to help children. We are not looking at the symptoms of global problems to place a bandaid but at the root of the problems to solve them from the foundation. Our community creates a safe place of support, mentorship, and growth for all those involved.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Computers & Technology
Children & Youth, Community, Computers & Technology

WHEN

Mon Mar 14, 2022 - Fri Jun 10, 2022

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • A candidate should be able to donate minimum 5 hours per week.
  • 1) Proficient in: Unity, Unreal Engine 4 Software, C++, C# 2) At least 2 years in gameplay programming, mechanics, and game design 3) At least 1 year of team leadership experience

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