Kabam: Software Engineer – Flash

Posted by | January 16, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: http://www.kabam.com

As a leader in the free-to-play core social games arena, Kabam is a key player in transforming the traditional gaming industry.  We have a successful track record of creating high quality, massively multiplayer social games that delight and engage core gamers. Our games combine the deep, immersive gameplay found in MMO games (strategy, RPG style) with the connectivity and interaction of social networks.  Kabam has commercially launched 6 games to date, including The Godfather: Five Families, Dragons of Atlantis and award-winning Kingdoms of Camelot,with many more in the pipeline. You can play Kabam games on Google+, Facebook and other social networks around the world. Our studio business model allows us to sustain a startup culture that empowers you to drive change and influence the outcome of your contributions – ones that impact millions of gamers daily! 
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
This group builds flash-based multi-player social games for the web. You’ll be working hand-in-hand with a project team (game designers, engineers, artists, producers) to deliver exciting new games and features while contributing to game discussions and design; our games are built in a collaborative environment, and we invite ideas and suggestions from all corners. 
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
The ideal candidate is experienced with front-end technologies, and an absolute master at AS3. You are a high-level analytical thinker and problem-solver and love the efficiencies of object-oriented programming design. We’d like to see:
* 3+ years hands-on experience developing efficient and reliable ActionScript 3
* Experience integrating with PHP-based back-end services
* Familiarity with LAMP stack and DB interactions
* Strong understanding of web technologies and web service API calls
* Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem solving skills 
* Good UI and visual design sense
* Degree in Computer Science 
* Strong Javascript and OOP background
* Familiarity with Web 2.0 / Social Networking websites
* Experience developing virally distributed social games

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