Senior Programmer Jobs in Wellington, New Zealand

Who we are:PikPok is Aotearoa New Zealand’s oldest and largest video game developer and publisher. We strive to successfully provide rich game experiences, crafted by talented teams who are curious, take ownership, and collaborate well. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive workplace that enables our teams to make games which will be enjoyed worldwide across mobile, desktop, and console.About the Role: We’re looking for a skilled Senior Programmer who knows how to work with people and write high quality code. Games are collaborative exercises, and we want someone who’ll succeed through their interactions with all disciplines, not just other programmers. You should have lots of experience debugging tricky problems, and should be able to design your way to a solution - whatever might come across your desk. You should also have prior knowledge of game development, but we’re not too concerned where you got it. The Senior Programmer’s responsibilities include:Creating, testing, and maintaining code, systems, and tools in support of the development of our game projects. Identifying areas of code for reuse or those in need of refactor, and executing on this as appropriate. Working with game development teams as required, proactively identifying technical opportunities and risks, and raising these with project leadership.Communicating effectively with any and all staff as required across a variety of media (verbal, chat, email, documentation, and so forth).Mentoring more junior staff in programming and architecture.

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