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Senior Software Engineer - Unity Generalist

Engineering | Chicago, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Nifty Games is looking to hire an experienced Unity Engineer to join our growing NBA Clash team. You’ll be joining a collaborative team of industry veterans and leaders who love making games. As an individual contributor you’ll directly take part in the design and development of NBA Clash.


  • Expert in C/C++ and C#

  • 5+ years of Unity3D

  • Experience architecting and maintaining complex game systems

  • Experience analyzing and optimizing Unity3D mobile games

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented and organized


  • Individual contributor who can write and debug Unity3D game features

  • Collaborate with your team to design, develop, and maintain game features

  • Analyze and architect game systems, with heavy focus on optimizations

  • Write and test C# while following best practices

  • Work with our internal platform team to design and develop game features

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience developing and supporting free-to-play mobile titles

  • Experience in multiple core systems such as: graphics, tools, scalable UI/UX, and asset management.

  • Exceptional problem solver who thrives in uncertainty and is able to identify multiple, creative solutions to the various challenges developers and publishers face

  • A team-first player who is able to work well with all disciplines, both on-site and remote

What Additional Skills Will Help You Stand Out?

  • Passion for mobile gaming, sports gaming, and professional sports

  • Experience with Unity uGUI or similar system (e.g. NGUI)

  • Experience with Playfab and Photon Engine

  • Experience with Perforce and Agile development

  • Prior shipped titles on mobile

  • General interest in Sports and the NBA

Nifty Games, Inc is an equal opportunity employer with offices in Chicago, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Greater Los Angeles region. This role can be placed in any location. Nifty Games is a venture-funded games developer & publisher focused on quick session, head to-head sports games for mobile devices. Nifty Games is a proud partner of the NFL, NFLPA, NBA & NBPA.  Learn more at Nifty Games, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, we will be exercising caution with all employees ,and are not requiring employees to work on-site at this time. This role will likely be starting in a "work from home" capacity until conditions allow for a safe return to the office.