We are a rapidly growing mobile gaming studio focused on the mid-core multiplayer FTP space. We have two successful titles on the market, published by top grossing publishers (ex: MiniClip), and are currently growing the team to support our new mobile shooter game title currently under production.

As we continue our growth, we are looking for an ambitious and experienced Senior Unity Developer to help us create beautiful and intuitive experiences for our players.

The position can be remote, or you can join us at our brand new state-of-art offices in YAS Island, near Dubai, UAE.

What we are looking for:

As a Senior Unity Developer you will perform mid to senior level development, test, analysis, and validation of software; quickly adapt to changing workloads, collaborate and lead with your team and other business units to provide software solutions, following best practices ensuring a high quality standard. You should also have experience reading and translating technical information and conceptual ideas into high-end interactive multimedia training solutions.

What you will do:

  • Be the lead and mentor of a team of Unity Developers
  • Work with producers, game designers, developers, artists and other team members to deliver programing that creates wonderful player experiences
  • Support content creation pipelines, tool development, and workflow improvements
  • Build performant, sustainable, and maintainable systems and code
  • Iterate using customer feedback in an Agile environment to optimize for simplicity, comprehension, and functionality
  • Able to define technical features and tasks based on product needs and functional requirements and break down these features into workable tasks for entry and mid-level developers on your team.
  • Give architectural guidance and perform code review on product level features and ensure the product adheres to industry and internal standards
  • Develop animated and interactive user interface based on flow documents
  • Build performance-critical gameplay features
  • Building UI development Pipeline for sprites, atlases and downloadable content

What you need to have:

  • 8+ years’ experience with the Unity3D platform
  • Experience leading, training, facilitating, and coaching a team.
  • Experience using Jira software for task management and reporting
  • Experience building custom editors, inspectors, and tooling within Unity in a professional product
  • iOS and/or Android software development expertise
  • Experience with Unity specific performance analysis and code optimization
  • Real passion for games and/or game industry experience
  • Good programming skills, C#, OO, useful design patterns, and code organization;
  • Game profiling and optimization knowledge
  • Expert knowledge in Unity UI framework
  • Good understanding of Unity scene management, nested prefabs and script execution order
  • Capable of delivering quality Code Review feedback

About YallaPlay

At YallaPlay, we build awe-inspiring games and have fun while doing what we love. We are a small but rapidly growing mobile games developer originally founded in Austin, Texas, then expanded to Brazil and the UAE. With a few million downloads to our games, we have built a team of talented creators focused on building chart topping titles in a fun and collaborative environment. We are proud of our employee-first culture using an indie approach to creating games while embracing remote-friendly practices. We are currently growing the teams working on for our latest release, “Spades Masters” (iOS / Android) published by MiniClip, and our new shooter game also planned for release later this year.