Programmer

Programming · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Programming
Employment Type Permanent Full-Time

Smoking Gun Interactive (SGI) is an industry leading independent game development studio focused on creating revolutionary gaming experiences.  It was founded in 2007 by the award-winning industry veterans and creative forces behind Company of Heroes™. Since that time SGI has developed a wide range of games- from original IP, AAA game concepts, to mobile apps, console titles, and even immersive online experiences.

We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and a creative and driven work environment with our passionate team of talented professionals on high quality projects.


As a Programmer at Smoking Gun Interactive (SGI), you’re enthusiastic and driven to work on great projects. You have a keen desire to work in Games on various components depending on need. You don’t shy away from a challenge and are eager to take on new opportunities.

In this role you will:

  • Produce high-quality, efficient, clean, and modular code;
  • Creatively resolve game technology production issues;
  • Be able to meet production schedules and deadlines;
  • Proactively identify tasks/problems that need tackling, outside of known scheduled work;
  • Provide and accept feedback on all aspects of code quality (performance, readability, testability, design).

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Programmer in the game industry and or related field (inclusive of a Co-op term or internship);
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent;
  • A passion for playing and creating innovative games;
  • Working knowledge of C++;
  • Strong self motivated as an independent worker;
  • Excellent problem solving abilities, proven ability to tackle hard problems in creative ways;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • A positive attitude with a desire to work within a team environment towards a common goal;
  • The ability to estimate work load and execute on the work in the time estimated.

It would also be great if you had experience with:

  • Programming in the Gaming industry;
  • Mobile: iOS, Android;
  • Working Knowledge of C#;
  • Console programming experience, Xbox One and/or PS4.


Additional Information

Smoking Gun Interactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Programming
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time