About Wizcorp

Higashi-Nihonbashi, Tokyo

Wizcorp is a highly specialized game development studio. We are a cross-cultural team of passionate individuals working together toward one goal: bringing back magic to game development.

Key benefits

  • Flexibility in time
  • Flexibility in location
  • Home office allowance

About the position

Wizcorp is looking for Software Engineers for a selection of diverse fields. Depending on your background, skills, and experience we’ll find the most suitable role within our teams for you. We value human skills and character as much as we do experience and proficiency. Do not hesitate to apply if you think Wizcorp would be a good place for you.

Typical day

A typical day for a Software Engineer focused on console porting would start with an hour looking over some code with a senior engineer. You then might have the opportunity to look at optimising a piece of AI logic, discussing as necessary with a specialist in the area. In the afternoon you may spend some time working with game designers and artists to complete a feature integration.

The ideal candidate will be able to

  • Design, test, and debug own code without assistance from other engineers
  • Break down features into engineering tasks and work with other engineers to complete them
  • Have an interest working on both games and their surrounding tooling
  • Confidently communicate with all members of the company

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Complete assigned engineering tasks in a timely manner
  • Test and document provided solutions to allow other developers to review and learn
  • Write clear, maintainable code that passes review by senior engineers
  • Estimate own tasks and deliver them in a timely manner
  • Raise all blockers when they arise to the feature lead or project lead
  • Follow software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, and testing
  • Take ownership of medium-sized features by breaking them into manageable tasks that can be accomplished by themselves and/or other Engineer I and II members of the team
  • Coordinate with members outside of the engineering team to deliver features in a timely manner

Skillset

  • Strong software development fundamentals, design theory, and development processes
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and contribute to technical discussions
  • Eager to learn from reviews and constructive feedback
  • Strong personal time management

Experience

  • University degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline; or relevant professional experience
  • 3+ years professional software engineering experience
  • Demonstrable Software Engineering ability
  • Experience with Git or other version control system
  • Experience with multiple programming languages

Preferred

  • Experience with one or more of the following: C++, C#, Go
  • Experience with game engines such as Unity, Unreal, or proprietary engine code
  • Understanding of 2D and 3D math
  • At least one year of experience in the video game industry
  • JLPT N3 or equivalent

Salary

The following tiers are currently in application for this position:

  • SE1: 350~400K/month (equivalent to 2-3 years of experience)
  • SE2: 400~500K/month (equivalent to 4-5 years of experience)
  • SE3: 500~550K/month (equivalent to 6-7 years of experience)

All new staff members’ initial salary will be based on experience and interview evaluation.

Includes a 6 months probation period. Salary is not affected nor changed during that period.

  • Salary revision: based on performance
  • No yearly bonus. Incentive bonuses may be distributed based on company performance

Hiring Process

  1. Online selection

    We review resumes from all applicants within 2 weeks. If your profile matches our requirements, we will send you tests and challenges. Based on the results, we will contact you again to schedule the first interview.

  2. Interviews

    We conduct three interviews to assess your character, passions, skills, and interest in what we do. We also take the time to share our vision and values, as we believe you are interviewing us as much as we are interviewing you.

  3. Offer

    We make our final decision within 2 weeks after the final interview, and send a detailed offer upon success.

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Higashi-Nihonbashi, Tokyo

Wizcorp is a highly specialized game development studio. We are a cross-cultural team of passionate individuals working together toward one goal: bringing back magic to game development.

Key benefits

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  • Flexibility in location
  • Home office allowance

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