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Senior Mobile Engineer, Game Studio


Los Angeles, CA 04-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

We're a group of developers, artists, and storytellers who make games full of wonder, danger, and humor. Everyone at our studio, whether an industry vet or a new voice, impacts each game through collaborative feedback, mutual respect, and creative empowerment. If you want to make games that leave a meaningful impact on players, we want to hear from you.

We're looking for new teammates who care deeply about their work, the stories they tell, and the people they create with. As part of the Netflix team, we strive to hire the best and value integrity, excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration.

Learn how our story-loving game people came to join Netflix's team of game-loving story people.


Software development is just as creative as other roles at Night School. Our engineering team highly values cross-disciplinary thinking. Creating great gameplay experiences requires our engineers to imagine elegant, extensible, and optimized systems and appreciate, communicate, and integrate with art, design, production, and narrative. Here, you'll flex your ingenuity and skill in multiple areas as needs arise, whether directly in our games, as part of a development support system, or as part of our in-house storytelling toolset, NightTools.


We seek a talented, driven, and passionate mobile engineer to help us build the best mobile experiences possible for our existing and upcoming games. As a Senior Mobile Engineer, you will be crucial in developing and optimizing our games for iOS and Android platforms. This position also requires gameplay experience, and you will work closely with cross-functional teams to create engaging, high-quality experiences that captivate players.

• Be a voice for mobile game development best practices.
• Make improvements to mobile toolchains and developer workflows.
• Optimize and debug code and content across the games as needed.
• Produce well-engineered, reliable, and maintainable code.
• Participate in code reviews with the engineering team.
• Partner with design and implement core gameplay mechanics, systems, and features.
• Optimize gameplay systems to ensure a fluid and engaging player experience.
• Mentor junior engineers, sharing your expertise in mobile development.
• Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in mobile game development.

About you:
• Driven to create high-quality experiences for players.
• Deep understanding of mobile development best practices.
• Excellent problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
• Skilled at writing code that is extensible and optimized.
• Proficient at giving and receiving quality feedback.
• Self-starter willing to seek out solutions and ask questions when necessary.

Skills & Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field (or equivalent work experience).
• 5+ years of professional experience in mobile game development.
• Experience developing mobile games with Unity.
• Skilled with iOS and Android development using Swift, Objective-C, Java, or Kotlin.
• Demonstrated gameplay development experience.
• Published games on the App Store and Google Play Store.
Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is$190,000-250,000.

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.

Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g47mxq-3-239-95-36-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $190,000 to $250,000 Per Year ($ USD)