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Koukoi Games is growing with feet firmly on the ground while our heads are in the clouds – we’re looking continuously for great talent to join our amazing team. We are looking for experienced, deeply motivated and passionate professionals and talents to join our great ice-cold focused team at Koukoi Games. Apply now to take your career to the next level!

For open application, drop us your application including CV, cover letter and portfolio at info@koukoi.com with the subject “Careers”. In addition, we want to note that even if your skillset is not the right match for our current requirements what we’re searching at certain times, we still want to know about all of the superstar talents out there, so feel free top drop us a line. By giving it a go you’ll immediately improve your chances to making it – a career in games at Koukoi. By contacting us you confirm that you’ve read and you understand and accept all the terms and contents of Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

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OPEN POSITIONS

Back-End Developer – Oulu, Finland

Koukoi Games is growing and looking for more great talent to join our team. We are looking for experienced, deeply motivated and passionate Back-End Developer to join our team at Koukoi Games. You want to be part of building high quality mobile games to serve rising needs of players, create long lasting memories, challenge yourself and enjoy working as a part of our awesome team – all this with entrepreneurial spirit, experience and passion for making games.

As a part of our team, you are responsible of developing our existing back-end environment and game titles further and take part in developing our upcoming titles – while always aiming higher. For being successful in Koukoi Games, you must be a good team player, have unique and productive approaches to programming and be in responsible of your own work. You like to face new challenges, have relaxed approach of getting things done with positive attitude, and you know how to focus on your work and make good development decisions.

A portfolio of proven quality is a big plus while applying to this position.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Back-end development, and taking part in developing existing and upcoming F2P mobile games
  • Understanding new technologies and technical challenges with mobile devices – finding unique approaches, with problem solving skills, to take benefit of different technologies
  • Being part of creating approachable and engaging genre-defining mobile games
  • Technical design, documentation, testing and supporting operations
  • Being part of our awesome team

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience with Unity & C#, and understanding of service integrations & cloud services
  • Experience with Linux, C/C++, database programming, windows & generic network programming
  • Some experience or able to learn more about binary streams & protocols, Valgrind, Hexadecimal, PostgreSQL, Other SQL, Linux sockets, Epoll & Poll & select, Multithreading, std::atomic, TCP & UPD and OpenSSL / similar
  • Capable of developing and creating back-end environment & components, APIs, multiplayer features, gameplay mechanics, in-game features, game prototypes, etc.
  • Free-to-play, multiplayer and social game feature programming and know-how are big plusses
  • Willing to take part in QA and game testing activities
  • Appropriate documentation and technical design skills
  • Passion, pride and responsibility in your work
  • Entrepreneurial attitude

KOUKOI GAMES OFFERS

  • New interesting challenges and approaches for making high quality mobile games
  • Relaxed working environment and flexible ways of working with best tools
  • Opportunity to be part of an ice-cold focused team, our Koukoi family
  • Genre-defining projects to take part in – original titles to co-op with entertainment companies
  • Opportunity to learn and grow, and responsibility and compensation

Interested? Please drop us your application including CV, cover letter and portfolio at info@koukoi.com with the subject “Back-End Developer”. Even if your skillset is not the right match for our requirements, we still want to know about all super skilled game developers there are, so please drop us a line.

Game Programmer – Oulu, Finland

Koukoi Games is growing and looking for more great talent to join our team. We are looking for experienced, deeply motivated and passionate Game Programmer to join our team at Koukoi Games. You want to be part of building high quality mobile games to serve rising needs of players, create long lasting memories, challenge yourself and enjoy working as a part of our awesome team – all this with true entrepreneurial spirit, solid experience and passion for making games.

As a part of our team, you are responsible of developing our existing game titles further and take part in developing our upcoming titles – always aiming higher. For being successful in Koukoi Games, you must be a good team player, have unique and productive approaches to game programming and be in responsible of your own work. You like to face new challenges, have relaxed approach of getting things done with entrepreneurial attitude, and you know how to focus on your work and make good development decisions.

As a Game Programmer, with years of game industry experience, you will have a portfolio of proven
quality.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing existing and upcoming game titles and prototyping in high quality manner
  • Taking part in documentation and technical design for the games
  • Understanding technical challenges with mobile devices and ability to create unique approaches
    to beat and take benefit of those with excellent problem solving skills
  • Understanding and passion for creating approachable and playable games
  • Being part of awesome team while developing quality mobile games

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to develop and prototype mobile games with unique approaches in high quality manner
    and capability of solving complex challenges in productive manner
  • Highly experienced with Unity and C#, and understanding of various 3D software tools
  • Capable of independently developing games, mechanics, features, prototypes, content, etc.
  • Free-to-play, multiplayer and social game design and development know-how are big plusses
  • Experienced with taking part in QA activities
  • Experience with back-end development is a big plus
  • Appropriate documentation and technical design skills
  • Passion, pride and responsibility in your work
  • Entrepreneurial attitude

KOUKOI GAMES OFFERS

  • New interesting challenges and approaches for making games with high production value
  • Relaxed working environment and flexible ways of working with best tools
  • Opportunity to be part of an ice-cold focused team, our Koukoi family
  • Interesting projects to take part in
  • Responsibility and compensation
  • Opportunity to learn and grow

Interested? Please drop us your application including CV, cover letter and portfolio at info@koukoi.com with the subject “Game Programmer”. Even if your skillset is not the right match for our requirements, we still want to know about all super skilled game developers there are, so please drop us a line.

What We Offer?

HEALTH

We provide comprehensive private preventive health and sickness care for our employees through an amazing partner providing these services for us. Making games requires lots of work from your brain, and this is why our health care partner also provides interesting self-development lectures and sessions as well – it’s a great opportunity to learn a few new things here and there that will improve your mind to work better.

FLEXIBLE WORK

Flexible working hours, very relaxing office environment and remote working possibility for all employees. As a general principle we only need to know are you having a day at the office or at home – and that you’re available. We trust that people gets their job done, instead of looking into where the job gets done. If you want to optionally work for longer than regular working hours, you’re free to bank extra hours and take some personal time off when it’s possible and okay for other members of your team.

INDEPENDENCY & RESPONSIBILITY

Our teams are focused and fully independent for each project, with lots of ownership and responsibility. This means that at Koukoi you’ll get many challenges, which are demanding, fun and encouraging to be conquered. Whatever your role is, you’ll learn lots of things from other areas as well, when you work at Koukoi. Additionally, there’s lots of opportunities for everyone to take responsibility, as much as they can handle, and support us in many operations. It’s our employees who create the best possible environment for us to work in. This also means that you’re able to grow your role inside the studio, as we grow together.

VACATION

Finland has one of the best annual vacation social systems in the world. You’ll be entitled to annual paid vacation and benefits. Sounds awesome? Yes, it definitely is. This ensures you have fixed amount of free time from work annually – so you can relax, charge batteries, travel and such.

CULTURE & PASSION

Fun, transparent, open, friendly and flat culture and communications at all ends. Everyone at Koukoi believes on getting the work done in proper time and lean way, with top-notch quality and passion – while this is what we look for at all times, in order to keep up with global competition and to make great games effectively, everyone is willing to support others to improve themselves each day so they can execute at high performance at all times. While we work hard and execute well, we avoid crunching at all times.

PARTIES

Frequent yearly parties with free snacks, beverages, drinks and food. We often like to hang out at our office by having great time together and playing games, board games and celebrate together – while we sometimes go to spend time in the city and elsewhere. Sports and special outdoor and indoor activities are also something we love doing together.

GREAT PEOPLE

Great and passionate people to work with. While everyone is working hard and supporting each member to work hard at their best capability during working hours, we also like to hang out together. We frequently go to joint lunches and we courage everyone to spent time together at work and outside general work. By working at Koukoi you might also to get an opportunity to work our partners’ personnel, who might be part of a joint team you’re working in, consisting of top-notch industry talents and people – it’s a rare opportunity to network and learn from others to make better games and unique experiences for the players.

SNACKS & BEVERAGES

 We provide employees with free snacks, beverages, coffee and tea throughout the day. Sometimes we go and buy fruits, cakes and other things – even candy and treats. Sometimes it’s our employees who also like to bring something for others to taste and try. Sharing is caring.

ALL TOOLS YOU NEED

We provide employees appropriate tools, equipment, software and hardware to get the work done. We use industry-standard tools and software for communications and documentation, in order to make sure everyone is available best way during working hours –this way everyone knows what we’re doing at all ends and what is planned to be done.

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