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Plasma Games’ Sci-Ops: Global Defense is now available! Join the team and find your future STEM career, today.

Plasma Games is hiring!

Plasma Games is an educational game company. Our mission is to inspire the next generation of science leaders by making entertainment-quality games to supplement STEM classes. Our first game, Sci-Ops: Global Defense, is a turn-based strategy game designed to supplement high school chemistry and physical science classes, which are the area of greatest need in K-12.
Full Stack Developer

Plasma Games is looking for someone to be the primary point person for all things backend and frontend. Your responsibilities will be to maintain our existing infrastructure and add new features, which will include anything from backend services to game client integration to new pages on the company website. Our multi-disciplinary team is excited to create the best in educational video games, and we need you to help make that happen.

Required:
  • Proven experience architecting backend systems with related tools (Node.js, MongoDB)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of HTML & CSS
  • Intimate familiarity of Javascript
  • Experience creating and using RESTful API
  • Comfortable using Git for source control
  • Capable of architecting and maintaining all server, website, and API functionality
  • Comfortable working in a rapid-fire startup environment
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in Full Stack development OR a combined minimum 6 years professional experience in Backend and Frontend development
Preferred:
  • Backend tools: Mongoose, Express.js
  • Frontend tools: Bootstrap
  • Hosting services: Heroku
  • Knowledge of MVC architecture
  • Experience developing in an Agile environment
  • Working knowledge of Unity3D and/or Unreal is very valuable
  • Interest or background in K-12 education is a huge plus
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Gameplay Programmer

Plasma Games is looking for a new developer to join our team and help us build the future of educational video games. Your responsibilities will include coding gameplay systems along with your fellow engineers, working with designers to bring their ideas to life, and fixing bugs found by our QA team. Our multi-disciplinary team is excited to create the best in educational video games, and we need you to help make that happen.

Required:
  • Experience using Unity3D and/or Unreal
  • Familiarity of C#/C++
  • Ability to create and implement legible, reliable, and performant code
  • Demonstrable knowledge of coding standards and best practices
  • Experience finding and squashing bugs
  • Passionate about making and playing video games
  • Comfortable working in a rapid-fire startup environment
  • Minimum 1 year professional game development experience
Preferred:
  • Experience with Javascript
  • Familiarity with using RESTful API
  • Comfortable using Git for source control
  • Experience developing in an Agile environment
  • Interest or background in K-12 education is a huge plus
Apply
Senior Game Developer

Plasma Games is looking for an experienced developer to join our team and help us build the future of educational video games. Your responsibilities will include architecting new gameplay systems along with your fellow engineers, working with designers to bring their ideas to life, and fixing bugs found by our QA team. Our multi-disciplinary team is excited to create the best in educational video games, and we need you to help make that happen.

Required:
  • Proven experience using Unity3D and/or Unreal
  • Intimate familiarity of C#/C++
  • Familiarity with using RESTful API
  • Experience architecting new software and systems
  • Ability to create and implement legible, reliable, and performant code
  • Demonstrable knowledge of coding standards and best practices
  • Experience finding and squashing bugs
  • Comfortable using Git for source control
  • Passionate about making and playing video games
  • Comfortable working in a rapid-fire startup environment
  • Minimum 5 years professional game development experience
Preferred:
  • Experience with Javascript
  • Familiarity with JIRA
  • Experience developing in an Agile environment
  • Shipped 1 or more titles
  • Interest or background in K-12 education is a huge plus
Apply
Multimedia Graphics Designer

Plasma Games is looking for an experienced Multimedia Designer with a focus on gaming and proven experience with UI/UX design. You will be responsible for creating game, web, and print-ready graphics, icons, and user interfaces. You will work with our educational development teams to create layouts, build pages, and communicate scientific ideas in our gameplay environment; with our web development team to update and improve our website frontend; and with our marketing team to update our social media presence and improve brand visibility, and to create marketing and educational materials as needed for print or web.

Required:
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Demonstrated ability to take a design from wireframe to published work
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Solid communications skills are a must in both written and spoken English
  • Social media literate
Preferred:
  • Interest or background in K-12 education is a huge plus
  • Proficiency with Adobe After Effects & Premiere (or equivalent) is a major plus
  • Working knowledge of Unity3D and/or Unreal is very valuable
Apply