570 day(s) ago

Lead Game Developer (Unity) vacancy at Kano

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Full-time


Bootstrapped in 2008, we have been a profitable and growing game studio for over a decade. With hits like Free Rider HD and Mob Wars LCN (Top 100 grossing app on Facebook), and our recently announced FUBAR: Just Give'r, we hope to contribute to the world by connecting people through play.

Locally owned and headquartered in downtown Victoria, BC, we believe in giving small teams of talented people challenging problems and getting out of their way. That’s why we look for the best and brightest to join our team; people who have talent, vision, and commitment.

Check out this article If you'd like to get some insight into our hiring process, our employee manual to understand how and why we do things the way we do, and this fun little video for an intro to the team. Or follow #kanoapps on social!


Kano is looking for a seasoned game developer with experience shipping at least 1 Unity game to work on our new title FUBAR: Just Give'r . You enjoy solving complex device and game platform problems where you can exercise your practical technical knowledge. You also effectively collaborate with others to provide technical expertise to identified issues.

As a small team where the code you write gets deployed fast, you’ll also be responsible for development, testing, and code quality.

We offer flexible hours to accommodate real lives (the ones outside of the office too!), a good natured and nerdy group of peers, the opportunity to make an impact in the work you do, and the chance to work in beautiful Victoria, BC. This position is open to remote work however, preference will be given to those candidates located in B.C.


5+ years development with high-level languages
3+ years of development with Unity or a similar engine, with at least 1 shipped product
Deep understanding of creating mobile apps for iOS and Android with Unity
Product-centric development: you think about the end result
Proven ability to think strategically as well as recent hands on programming experience
You have created applications that serve thousands of people at a time with ease
Strong understanding of OO and modern software design principles
A strong desire to build something that people really want‍

Skills considered as a good plus

Experience shipping social or mobile applications (iOS, Android, Facebook, etc)
Back-end or full stack development experience
Experience with AWS
Working knowledge or experience with Unix/Linux
Continuous integration and automated testing experience

Perks & Benefits

A results-driven company with a compassionate culture
Health, dental and vision benefits
Uncapped profit share program
Opportunity to work on game projects that are enjoyed by millions of players worldwide!
Ability to make a difference. Have an idea? Talk directly with leadership about it instead of running through layers of bureaucracy
*Kano is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, religion, marital status or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law*

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