ACI Participant (Full Time) - HICON Games LLC, Video Game Programmer

Nov 03 2020
Aloha Connects Innovation Program - Oahu |Honolulu|Full Time, $15.00 - $25.00 / hour
Job Description

HICON Games is a Hawaii based, video game development company set out to create video games for people in Hawai'i and beyond. "Huli," a milk cap mobile game, is the first of many video games that HICON developed. Our next project will be a story driven game infused with Hawaiian mythology, characters, and locations.  HICON Games is looking for a talented and passionate Game Programmer excited to work on our current and future projects using Ureal Engine. Qualified candidates will work alongside our Creative Director to plan scope and workload of our project and code basic gameplay elements, character movement, abililties etc. If you are passionate about video games, coding, and have a strong portfolio, come join our team! Duties include 

  • Work with Creative Director to map out scope of game and create a workflow for other teams. 
  • Code using Unreal Engine, basic gamaplay elements, character movements, combat, etc.
  • Work with Art team to optimise workflow from concept to Unreal Engine implementation.
  • Work with Game Designer / Environment Artist to code game worlds.
  • Help story team reel in scope of game with experience on what is possible.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience with Ureal Engine.
  • Shipped at least 1 game.
  • Portfolio with shipped games.
  • Write clean, maintainable, highly-portable and functional code
  • Work well in a remote + small team environment
  • Work with the lead game designer on the set-up and execution of quality assurance teseting

  Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of 3D applications like Blender, Maya, Zbrush, Sketch-up, etc
  • Familiarity of Hawaiian culture or other indigenous first nation experience
  • Knowlegde of 2D worklflows, photoshop, etc.