C++ Game Engineer (Contract)


Full Time Contract
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As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent. We’re on the hunt for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative and thrive in a fast-paced environment. 
PERKS & BENEFITSUnlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Kin Care & Holidays*100% Covered Medical and Company-Sponsored Dental & Vision (Plans Vary)*Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More*Wellness Activities & Programs12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave*Happy HoursCompany EventsDog-Friendly**Only applies to full-time positions.
ABOUT THE ROLEOur Central Tech team is the powerhouse of the company and the role that our team plays is truly unique. We're currently seeking a talented Platform Engineer (Contract), well versed in C++, to join our team! In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies while working alongside some of the gaming industry’s top developers, designers, and creatives who are building world-class games.


  • Help port, develop, and maintain the central tech game client SDKs and plugins for our portfolio of C++ games.
  • Develop build/CI, packaging, and publishing techniques to facilitate the introduction of SDKs into games.
  • Assist our game teams to integrate SDKs and debug issues.


  • 2-4+ years programming experience; 2+ years with C++ on mobile devices (iOS, Android), preferably game development.
  • Thorough knowledge of software design practices including modularity, event-driven architecture, object-oriented design, portability, extensibility, and testability.
  • Familiarity with C++ standards, build tools (cmake, make, pkgconfig, autoconf, etc), native mobile programming & debugging across platforms.


  • Unity/C#, Java, Python experience.
  • Familiarity with Git, Jira and Agile processes. 
  • Passion for Games!
OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSIONWe believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more. 
Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

ABOUT JAM CITYJam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.
Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.
The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.
Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.
Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere
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