Big Viking Games

Flash Developer

Engineering | Canada

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Big Viking Games is a leading social and mobile game development studio. With studios in both London, Ontario and Toronto, Ontario our team of developers, artists and game designers are industry specialists who embrace the challenges of mobile game development.
The primary responsibility of a full-time Flash Developer is to create & maintain code that is optimized for a game intergrated into Facebook.  The successful candidate will utilize AS3, PHP, mySQL along with web development in order to assist in creating an enjoyable experience for the fans of the game.
Responsibilities include:
  • Actionscript 3 development, utilising a pure object-oriented approach with pattern based architecting
  • Reviewing the game and development process, identifying areas needing improvement
  • Ensuring quality, effectiveness and appropriateness of all game code
  • Assisting in the development of technical specifications for the game
  • Writing technical documentation
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline
  • Ability to write robust, efficient and maintainable code
  • Strong knowledge of Action Script 3 
  • 1-3 years of Flash experience preferred
  • Knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, HTML & mySQL
  • Experience with Facebook applications a bonus
  • Some Linux experience a nice-to-have
Big Viking offers a unique opportunity to work for a leading game development company along with:
  • Competitive salaries with full health, dental & vision benefits
  • Employee stock option plan
  • Stocked kitchen & hot catered lunches daily
  • Team building activities such as paintball, movies, Canada's Wonderland, and in-studio events
  • Gaming lounge (competition grade foosball, Street Fighter 2 Classic Arcade Machine, XBox 360 & PS4)
  • Free in-studio Registered Massage Therapist