Game Developer

Bending Spoons
Milan, Italy
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Already a top 10 developer and publisher worldwide by number of daily non-game app downloads, our next frontier is mobile gaming: join us for the challenge of a lifetime. As one of the very first game developers at Bending Spoons, you’ll have a chance to deliver massive impact in the creation of our game portfolio. Code outrageously good, addictive hyper-casual and casual games capable of redefining the genre, and do it while working with some of the best designers, analysts, and game leads the market has to offer.

A few examples of your responsibilities:

  • participate in and contribute to product development and product roadmap planning;

  • design and write high-quality, reliable code for our games;

  • continuously improve the quality of our products by crushing bugs and refactoring the code base where necessary; and

  • stay informed on new technologies and test the promising ones to make sure we don’t miss out on game-changing opportunities to boost our productivity and the enjoyment of our work.

What we offer

  • Huge impact. You’ll be creating games for a user base of millions of people all around the world. The quality of your work will make a decisive difference both to the users and to Bending Spoons.

  • Cool tech stack. We strive to use the best, most modern tools and technologies, and when they fall short of our expectations we invent our own. It’s a geek’s paradise.

  • Own products. We don’t work for clients, but only develop our own apps and games. Freed from politics, we can move fast and be daring.

  • Top-notch team. You’ll be surrounded by experts, leaders, and innovators. You'll work with some of the brightest and nicest people you’ve ever met and experience what it feels like to be part of a visionary organization.

  • International reach. We’ve conquered hundreds of millions of downloads for our apps, and our users come from all over the world. We’re a global reality and your work will have global exposure.

Location

Milan, Corso Como 15. It’s fine if you prefer to work remotely sometimes. We offer substantial support for relocation, including finding an apartment in Milan and paying the rent for twelve weeks.

Compensation & benefits

Generous, top of market, and moreover can grow very rapidly and include stock options, depending on your performance. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are paid-for, when you work from the office. You’ll receive the latest Mac, iPhone, and wireless noise-cancelling Bose headset, as well as any software you might need to perform at your best.

Skills & Requirements

What we look for

  • Passion for the topic. You have a long-standing, proven passion for writing software. It’s a big plus if you have a demonstrated interest in developing mobile games, especially hyper-casual and casual ones.

  • Ideally, some experience with game development. You can code with C#, C++, or JavaScript, and know your way around Unity or Unreal Engine. We’ll teach you what you don’t know, but prior knowledge is definitely a plus.

  • Humility. You’re down to earth, eager to listen to people’s constructive criticism, and ready to get your hands dirty with whatever the team needs to succeed.

  • Reasoning and depth of learning. You’re structured and creative enough to solve most challenging problems independently, given the necessary knowledge. You learn new concepts and skills rapidly, and look to understand stuff truly in depth.

  • Drive. You’re energetic, hard-working, and persevere through adversity until the job is done, and done well. You get turned on by getting results, and always aim for excellence in what you do.

  • Pragmatism. Far from being too academic or obsessive in your perfectionism, you understand that, when getting things done in a competitive world, speed is often as important as quality.

  • Diligence, organization. You can blindly be entrusted with big as well as small responsibilities.

  • Curiosity and initiative. You love exploring and you’re entrepreneurial in seeking out new opportunities and testing new ideas of your own accord. You don’t just wait to be told what to do all the time.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Please notice that only applications submitted through our website will be considered. Apply here.

About the Company

We are an elite team and we create our own tech products, used and loved by millions all around the world. We currently focus on mobile apps, and we’re constantly evaluating opportunities in other exciting fields.