Technical Lead

  • Aug 30, 2024
  • Lahore, Pakistan
  • Full-time
  • Engineering
  • Market competitive

About Us
Mindstorm Studios designs, develops, and markets some of the top games and interactive entertainment in the world today. That's the mission our founders began with back in 2006 and we continue to uphold and bring the highest quality products to market.

Mindstorm is partnered with Lion Studios, one of the world’s leading mobile games publishers, and we are headquartered in San Francisco with development in Lahore. Our products have been downloaded over 100 million times globally with #1 worldwide chart toppers like Super Salon, Flick Pool, and Alliance Wars.

We are looking for the best and brightest minds in game development to join our team so we can empower our talent to create world #1 games.

Mindstorm Studios is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Technical Lead with a passion for gaming and a strong background in Unity development. The ideal candidate will have extensive hands-on experience in game development and possess expertise in various game development technologies and frameworks. As a Technical Lead, you will play a pivotal role in leading our development team, driving innovation, and ensuring the successful delivery of cutting-edge gaming experiences.

What you will do?

  • Lead and mentor a team of developers to ensure the timely and successful delivery of high-quality gaming projects.
  • Utilize your extensive hands-on experience with Unity to drive the development, implementing game mechanics and ensuring smooth gameplay experiences.
  • Demonstrate expertise in running live-operations strategies and game mechanics, optimizing player engagement and retention.
  • Utilize Firebase for analytics and backend support, ensuring seamless integration and functionality within gaming projects.
  • Leverage game server frameworks such as Nakama, Gamespark, Playfab, Google Cloud or Firestorm to facilitate backend development and support.
  • Act as an algorithm expert, optimizing game performance and implementing complex gameplay mechanics.
  • Implement and maintain a strong scriptable architecture, ensuring scalability and flexibility within gaming projects.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • 7-10 years of experience, with at least 5-6 years specifically focused on Unity.
  • Proven experience in developing casual puzzle games, with a strong portfolio showcasing successful gaming projects.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to mentor and lead a team effectively.
  • Familiarity with current design and architectural patterns
  • Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code
  • Proficient knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git.

What are we offering?

  • Exposure: Best-in-class learning and exposure to the global game industry having top level game development know-how and career progression
  • Culture: A progressive team and unmatched work environment with a flat hierarchy where you take ownership of your goals and become part of a team that will support and help you succeed.
  • Vacations: 5 weeks’ paid time-off per annum, wedding/paternal leave, paid sick leave
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Provident fund, full healthcare (in-patient & out-patient), fuel allowance, subsidized lunches, fitness allowance, gadget discounts, yearly bonuses.
  • Perks: HR events, team lunches, movie nights, monthly birthdays, company retreats, games/sports competitions and much more!

Disclaimer: Mindstorm Studios is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, & performance.