R&D Programmer opening at Halfbrick

Job Position: 

Halfbrick Studios are a world class mobile game development studio famous for games such as Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride.

We are currently looking for a R&D Programmer with extensive mobile game development experience with a strong focus on C++ to be based in our Brisbane studio. This candidate will be fast on their feet, have strong problem solving skills and demonstrate (and have an active interest in) abstract and lateral thinking.

The exciting opportunity will see you join the R&D team as a Programmer with a focus on prototype development. This role will see you develop new products and services that have potential for success. Furthermore, you will have general responsibilities that include programming, planning and documentation.

As the Prototype Developer you will be responsible for participating in the development of prototypes according to the Halfbrick R&D process. You will also be heavily involved with development, support and documentation of potential new technologies for Halfbrick’s engine and tool chain. You will also assist in areas of the business that will implement your technological masterpieces.

What makes this role truly unique is the collaboration with our world class games teams on the development of prototypes and new functionality. This includes modifying existing games on any platform to create new prototypes and also reviewing SDKs and APIs of new technologies or services.

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • create rapid but meaningful prototypes
  • deliver production-ready deliverables
  • perform comfortably with both frontend and backend development
  • draft documentation

Furthermore, the ideal candidate will need to have an interest towards mastering any new technology or platform.

Preferably, you will have strong C++ programming skills, strong research and analytic skills, excellent communications skills and an interest and drive to learn about and develop new products and services.

If you are looking for a creative outlet for your high quality programming skills then this is the job for you.

Submit your CV directly to HR by emailing tmurphy@halfbrick.com

Only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Tom Murphy
HR Manager
Halfbrick Studios