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Game Software Engineer

Studio Klondike is an independent game development team with a passion for storytelling.


We’re looking for a game software engineer to join our development team and help build new tools to bring our stories to life. Applicants will be expected to work collaboratively with our other team members across the variety of projects currently in development.

Position Details

Recruitment Number: SK2020-005

Reports To: Project Lead

Job Title: Game Software Engineer

Job Location: Remote

Percent of Time: 50%

Work Schedule: 20 hours per week

Appointment: Part Time

Position Summary

Under direction of the project lead, a game software engineer will assist with planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining upcoming games at Studio Klondike. The game software engineer will work closely with project leads, other software engineers, and stakeholders to design and implement game software, primarily in the Unity engine, taking into account requirements, time constrains, and project scope. In addition, a game software engineer along with their peers, will be responsible for maintaining and documenting code in existing software.

Essential Functions

Percentage of time

Function name

Function description


Software Design & Engineering

Design and implement game systems according to stakeholder requirements, time constraints, and project scope.


Software Maintenance

Collect, catalog, and mitigate issues in existing software. Periodically review existing projects to maintain code and documentation.


Other duties as assigned

Other administrative work as assigned.

Compensation Range


US $21 - $23 / hour, commensurate with experience


  • Bachelor’s degree or pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field

  • Proficiency in English for reading, writing, speaking, and listening

  • Proven experience with the Unity game engine

  • Advanced knowledge of C# and C++

  • Strong communication skills for collaboration and code review

  • Strong analytical and reasoning ability

  • Takes initiative, go-getter attitude

  • Strong time management skills to prioritize work and meet deadlines

  • Proven experience handling multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong ethical values and principles

  • Strong desire to learn and grow

  • Passion for games and game design


  • Experience programming in languages other than C# and C++

  • Experience with software development across multiple platforms

  • A passion for adventure games and interactive literature

  • Proficiency in Chinese for reading, writing, speaking, and listening

  • Prior experience in an interactive, non-interactive, or other media organization

  • Prior experience working in a distributed development organisation

Application Materials

  • Resume (required)

  • Cover letter (required)

  • Portfolio (preferred)

Non-discrimination policy

Studio Klondike is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

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