Generalist Programmer

Generalist Programmer
Permanent Full-Time
Vancouver, BC

Brass Token is an inspiring new independent game studio developing third person story-driven action games. Having recently signed a publishing deal with Koch Media’s premium label, Prime Matter, we are ramping up our all-star team and looking for a Generalist Programmer.

Why Brass Token?
Led by proven AAA veterans with critical and commercial success, our vision is to be the premiere boutique developer of story driven action horror games. In pursuit of our goals, we draw on extensive experience while also constantly exploring new approaches to game development.

Our team culture is relaxed but everyone is driven and takes great pride in their work.  We leave plenty of room for innovative thinking and encourage honesty and challenge in a comfortable workplace.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are a primarily remote office team and evolving into a hybrid work environment.  We are flexible and will work to accommodate an arrangement that best suits you.

This is a truly unique opportunity to get in early and grow with a rewarding start-up.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a full-time Generalist Programmer to work alongside our creative team to craft a unique gaming experience for our players.

Responsibilities

  • Implement game systems and features.
  • Analyse and improve existing game systems.
  • Take advantage of cutting-edge next generation console features.
  • Work to achieve performance targets on different platforms.
  • Improve workflows for artists and designers.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of programming experience.
  • Strong C++ programming and debugging skills.
  • Solid understanding of profiling and optimization techniques.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Pluses

  • Experience with using Unreal Engine and the Blueprint scripting language.
  • Experience with console development.
  • Involved in a shipped title.

If you don’t match the requirements exactly but consider yourself a great fit, we’re open to discussion.

Competitive Compensation
Our compensation package will include health benefits and stock options.

Please send your CV and portfolio to brasstoken@brasstoken.com

Senior Unreal Engine Programmer

Senior Unreal Engine Programmer
Permanent Full-Time
Vancouver, BC

Brass Token is an inspiring new independent game studio developing third person story-driven action games. Having recently signed a publishing deal with Koch Media’s premium label, Prime Matter, we are ramping up our all-star team and looking for a Senior Unreal Engine Programmer.

Why Brass Token?
Led by proven AAA veterans with critical and commercial success, our vision is to be the premiere boutique developer of story driven action horror games. In pursuit of our goals, we draw on extensive experience while also constantly exploring new approaches to game development.

Our team culture is relaxed but everyone is driven and takes great pride in their work.  We leave plenty of room for innovative thinking and encourage honesty and challenge in a comfortable workplace.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are a primarily remote office team and evolving into a hybrid work environment.  We are flexible and will work to accommodate an arrangement that best suits you.

This is a truly unique opportunity to get in early and grow with a rewarding start-up.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a senior programmer that has expert knowledge of Unreal Engine and proven experience with console video game development. This role is primarily responsible for leading the console development of a third person horror game on multiple platforms.  You will mix technical proficiency and creative collaboration with art and design to balance cutting edge visuals, console specific gameplay features, and optimized performance.

Responsibilities

  • Take advantage of cutting-edge next generation console features.
  • Work closely with the team to help achieve performance targets on different console generations.
  • Develop new systems and maintain existing systematic Blueprints.
  • Problem-solve hitches and streaming bottlenecks with the content creators.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to all members of the team.
  • Assist with the creation of gameplay as required.
  • Play the game regularly and help the team achieve high quality targets.
  • Break down high-level tasks and create realistic and achievable implementation plans that fit into the budget.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of programming experience.
  • Proven development experience on game consoles.
  • Strong C++ programming and debugging skills.
  • Solid understanding of profiling and optimization techniques.
  • In-depth knowledge of Unreal Engine and the Blueprint scripting language.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Pluses

  • Shipped at least one AAA third person action game on console.
  • Familiarity of rendering optimizations and an interest in artistic solutions.
  • A passion for gameplay and providing design solutions to improve performance.

Competitive Compensation
Our compensation package will include health benefits and stock options.

Please send your CV and portfolio to brasstoken@brasstoken.com

Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager
Full-Time Contract
Vancouver, BC

Brass Token is an inspiring new independent game studio developing third person story-driven action games. Having recently signed a publishing deal with Koch Media’s premium label, Prime Matter, we are ramping up our all-star team and looking for a Marketing Manager to help build a highly engaged community around our company and the games we make.

Why Brass Token?
Led by proven AAA veterans with critical and commercial success, our vision is to be the premiere boutique developer of story driven action horror games. In pursuit of our goals, we draw on extensive experience while also constantly exploring new approaches to game development.

Our team culture is relaxed but everyone is driven and takes great pride in their work.  We leave plenty of room for innovative thinking and encourage honesty and challenge in a comfortable workplace.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are a primarily remote office team and evolving into a hybrid work environment.  We are flexible and will work to accommodate an arrangement that best suits you.

This is a truly unique opportunity to get in early and grow with a rewarding start-up.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a creative and detail oriented marketer with proven experience in the video game industry. This role will work closely with our publishers’ marketing teams to support the execution of their brand and marketing plans for our games, while also designing and executing a marketing and communication strategy for our company.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and respond to requests from publishers for materials (screen shots, 3D renders, gameplay footage and videos, strategy input) required for them to execute game marketing campaigns.
  • Design and execute a marketing and communication strategy for Brass Token.
  • Manage and create content for all Brass Token social media accounts and newsletters, including graphic design and copy creation.
  • Manage all updates to Brass Token website.
  • Work with the Creative Director on the development of and graphic design elements of new game pitch decks.
  • Build meaningful relationships with influencers and media outlets to help build the company profile.
  • Manage all PR and media opportunities.
  • Attend video game conferences and events as required.

Requirements

  • Proven success working as a marketing professional in the video game industry.
  • Graphic design skills as required for marketing and social media content and pitch decks.
  • Proficiency using Creative Cloud applications, Mail Chimp and Word Press.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This is a six month contract with likelihood of becoming a permanent role thereafter.

Please send your CV and portfolio to brasstoken@brasstoken.com