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Posted on: September 12th, 2017 Kelowna, BC Ronin HR Inc.

UNITY DEVELOPER at Hyper Hippo's AdVenture​ ​Team

What’s​ ​it​ ​like​ ​to​ ​be​ ​a​ ​Hippo...?

Well,​ ​you​ ​would​ ​get​ ​to​ ​be​ ​a​ ​part​ ​of​ ​a​ ​team​ ​that​ ​values​ ​collaboration,​ ​immersed​ ​in​ ​a​ ​start-up​ ​vibe​ ​and​ ​the autonomy​ ​to​ ​produce​ ​and​ ​create​ ​games​ ​in​ ​a​ ​studio​ ​that​ ​oozes​ ​work​ ​ethic​ ​&​ ​creative​ ​‘crazy’.​ ​​ ​Hippo's hang​ ​out,​ ​they​ ​understand​ ​that​ ​being​ ​a​ ​part​ ​of​ ​something​ ​that​ ​is​ ​bigger​ ​than​ ​"one"​ ​is​ ​just​ ​super rewarding​ ​...​ ​and​ ​it's​ ​fun.​ ​​ ​Yeah,​ ​we​ ​have​ ​the​ ​‘usual’;​ ​foosball​ ​&​ ​ping​ ​pong,​ ​but​ ​we​ ​also​ ​have​ ​the unusual​​ ​in​ ​a​ ​game​ ​studio​ ​that​ ​goes​ ​beyond​ ​perks​ ​and​ ​free​ ​snacks,​ ​we​ ​actually​ ​"LIKE"​ ​each​ ​other​ ​and and​ ​appreciate​ ​and​ ​encourage​ ​each​ ​Hippo’s​ ​uniqueness.

We​ ​trust​ ​and​ ​value​ ​each​ ​other's​ ​opinions​ ​and​ ​are​ ​stoked​ ​when​ ​we​ ​all​ ​succeed​ ​and​ ​share​ ​in​ ​that​ ​wild ride,​ ​because​ ​success​ ​is​ ​not​ ​easy.​ ​Our​ ​tribe​ ​is​ ​definitely​ ​unlike​ ​most​ ​and​ ​we​ ​want​ ​to​ ​keep​ ​it​ ​that​ ​way, we​ ​like​ ​it​ ​unusual,​ ​a​ ​little​ ​weird​ ​and​ ​a​ ​lot​ ​bold.​ ​Interested?​ ​​ ​...sweet,​ ​we'd​ ​love​ ​to​ ​see​ ​what​ ​you've​ ​been up​ ​to​ ​and​ ​where​ ​you’d​ ​like​ ​to​ ​see​ ​yourself​ ​go.

Required Experience

  • Computer Science/Software Engineering degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years commercial experience with Unity and C# (school projects are valuable, but we’re looking for more experience)
  • 5+ years game programming – you know all best practices
  • Proficiency in both 2D and 3D game development
  • Ability to interface with RESTful HTTP data services for authentication, player data, etc.
  • Experience providing cross­device solutions that address performance, reliability, security, and scalability issues

Desired Experience

  • JSON
  • Implementing analytics into a game
  • Having launched one or more titles on iOS, Android, or Web
  • Knowledge and expertise in making networked multiplayer games is an asset, but not required; Photon or uLink is a plus 

Other Useful Skills

  • Git SCM
  • Build Pipelines, specifically Jenkins/Hudson
  • Agile/Scrum development
  • Asset Packages and dynamic content loading
  • Server administration (Apache or nginx configuration)
  • Understanding of FTP

Attitude and Personality

  • Must LOVE video games (you will be tested!)
  • Creativity—everyone here gets to design the games we make
  • Ability to rapidly prototype game ideas, but also write production ready code when needed
  • Self-sufficiency, ability to unblock yourself, do your own R&D and create solutions independently
  • Ability to write code that is easy to read and debug
  • Proactive in sharing knowledge with peers
  • Strong work ethic ­ ensuring products are in a shippable state before communicating that it is done
  • Strong communicator sharing project status, dependencies, risks, costs, and options


  • Competitive salary
  • Extraordinary profit sharing program
  • Health Benefits
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • 10 personal days per year
  • Annual self development budget to attend conferences, courses, training – you name it! 

How to Apply
Questions? Please email us at

To apply, please send resume to

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