Hiring is one of the toughest challenges any company can face, either large enterprises or new startups. There is a great deal of know-how kind of experience when hiring a Game Developer, not all companies have the right processes that can warrant best hires.
At SupportFinity, we streamlined our processes and in-house standards to make sure of having one of the top world-class hiring processes. The magic mix of skills ingredients is what separates a great hire from a not-so-good one. We came to this conclusion through consulting top technical and HR experts in addition to our years of work and exposure with most sophisticated projects across almost all tech verticals and areas of expertise. So you get one of the best recruitment processes to hire a Game Developer.
As we have created and crafted a unique method of teams’ customization, we have also perfected our signature model of matching the right skills for our customers to hire either one Game Developer or a team of Game Developers. We have a long lasting belief in the power of data analytics in creating unmatchable results, thus, we apply our analytical models on our hiring process same as we do in our business model.
Game Developer Job Description Template
AKA: Game Programmer
The Game Developer, more specifically known as Video Game Developer, is a software developer and engineer who create video games. The Game developer may be involved in various aspects of a game's creation from concept and story writing to the coding and programming.
The Game Developer works closely with design and art teams to bring ideas and features into the game.
Implements features such as player movement, AI, scripting, graphics, according to design.
Analyzes game performance and resolve CPU/memory/battery usage issues.
The Game Developer creates clean, efficient, and well tested code.
Requirement analysis, breaks down and analyse the Game Design into achievable tasks.
The Game Developer writes code that fulfils the features specified in the Game Design.
The Game Developer creates and maintains tools to automate and simplify the work as much as possible.
Maintains good and extensive documentation of how to perform the duties and tasks given. .
Thorough understanding of client-server game architectures and game play/graphic engines.
Thorough understanding of current graphics hardware/APIs.
Good understanding of Game Design Concepts and Understanding of Shader programming.
Knowledgeable about entity-component systems and deep understanding of object oriented principles.
Can writes clean and maintainable code.
Experience with sound editing tools, able to learn new technologies quickly.
Strong knowledge of relational database programming.
Familiarity with 3d Engines, familiarity with games middleware or SDK development. .
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These are sets of the must have skills that we care about and put as top requirements needed for hiring first class Game Developer.
We receive requests of hiring from candidates among more than 100 countries.
As we bring skills from each and every place in the world, we make sure we have the
right match of language proficiency with our clients' requirements.
Your Game Developer or team of Game Developers will have the needed level of language knowledge you expect,
each candidate passes through our language tests that warrant at least a good
command of reading, writing and speaking of the languages our clients ask for.
We know that communication starts from speaking common languages, thus we put this aspect as a first factor in
our selection process, we do not proceed with hiring for Game Developer before making sure that the
candidate passes the language ability tests first.
The next level of screening we perform at SupportFinity is the
communication quality, in this stage we make sure that the Game Developer
can deliver high quality of communication; especially on the technical aspects of the job.
We conduct our assessments to cover multiple aspects of communication
quality, such as:
The ability of self-explanation ( writing – speaking )
The ability of describing problems structurally and technically ( writing & speaking)
The ability of explaining ideas, situations and problems ( reading, writing & speaking)
This part mainly measures the logical,
numerical and analytical aptitude of each candidate,
top ones are the only ones we select for next stages.
Agreeability & Creativity
We have a set of interview tests that measure the agreeability levels of each candidate for
Game Developer, we do so as we believe that likability of any person starts from the ability
to achieve high levels of agreeability without compromising critical thinking.
We also measure the creativity side of the Game Developer you look for, where we see when and how each
candidate can apply out-of-the-box and innovative ways of fixing problems or creating new solutions.
Some people can do well when working on their own, some others cannot!
Knowing this matters a lot when hiring a Game Developer with regard to the team size needed.
Remote work needs a special level of team work skills, so we make sure that your Game Developer can adapt and work well with your team
and be quickly part of it if needed.
We care about hiring someone who can deliver, create and perform the way you expect
with passion and enthusiasm.
We assess our people’s technical abilities on the merits of achievements more
than anything else.
Hiring the right Game Developer is an uneasy decision, we consider
measing the actual technical skills of each candidate.
Having a great resume
is just the start for us, we select candidates know what they say
We conduct advanced technical tests to make sure we cover the needed knowledge your
Game Developer needs to have to excel for your business.
We weigh academic qualifications as well, we also request
our full time employees to submit their education evidence as a major hiring rule to follow.
We believe having the right academic qualifications can make a great difference, especially in
advanced science based areas like electronic design, engineering planning...etc.
One important metric for us is the ability of your Game Developer to learn new skills,
so we make sure that we select people who are only dynamic and willing to learn new ones.
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