TransPerfect

Gaming Software Engineer

ID
2017-8954
Category
Software Development
ES-Barcelona

Responsibilities

TransPerfect studios is going all-in on the future of gaming localization: top quality, continuous localization process and localization live services to bring the best global experiences to tens of millions of players.

We are building a new Gaming localization Platform which will enable the creation & continuous localization process for game assets. The components of this Platform will augment GlobalLink and Media.next capabilities and bridge the gap with development game engines like Unity 3D, Unreal Engine and version control systems like GitHub or Perforce. to streamline the game assets lifecycle from their authoring to their integration. The Gaming localization Platform is a scalable, multi-instance online system, which all assets and users involved in that process could work at the same time. Those users are game developers, script writers, producers, sound artists, audio engineers, localization product managers, translators and localization QA testers.

 

We’re looking for talented, engineers to join us and help to shape the future of gaming localization. The engineers needed for gaming localization bring expert-level knowledge of specific technical areas but they’ll get a broad knowledge across a wide range of domains. The ideal candidates are people who aren’t constrained to particular technologies and are eager to learn new things to overcome any obstacle in the way of delivering the best global value to players

Reporting to the Gaming Localization Technology Director, and under technical supervision of the Senior Engineering lead the software engineer will be a key team member developing the platform.

 

Responsabilties:

  • Collaborate in architecture analysis and reviews
  • Ensures that the components are fulfilling the requirements set by product management
  • Deliver the different components in a timely manner, with the appropriate quality level, and with the adequate scalability and reliability
  • Ensure successful design and implementation of assigned capabilities inside the gaming tech components
  • Collaborate on the product strategy and roadmap
  • Implement the functionality provided by product management
  • Assist Gaming Division and internal/external users in the proposal of viable localization pipelines to allow the use of gaming modules & tools
  • Create documentation about the tech modules
  • Troubleshoot escalated client issues related to the application
  • Perform maintenance, feature updates, and improvements on all existing gaming modules & tools.
  • Identify and create new tools that are needed for the Gaming Department.
  • Complete all other tasks that are deemed appropriate for your role and assigned by your manager/supervisor

Qualifications

Required skills and experience:

  • Strong knowledge and practice of C# and .NET framework
  • Web technologies (Ajax, Typescript /JavaScript, AngularJS, React, Node etc.)
  • Knowledge of databases (MS SQL, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Proven knowledge and practice of agile methodology and continuous integration
  • Understanding of Microsoft azure or AWS platform (Service Fabric, Comos DB, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of software design concepts, such as object-oriented programming, common design patterns, algorithms, and development lifecycles.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Energy, integrity, and strong work ethic.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience (3 years)
  • At least +3 years of experience coding in C#, .NET and ASP.NET MVC
  • Experience with building high performance SaaS platform and mobile clients

Desired skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of video games development and engines (Unity, Unreal Engine, Marmalade, Cocos2D)
  • Understanding of software localization and internationalization technologies and practices (Unicode, encodings, text rendering, fonts, writing systems LTR/RTL)
  • Experience of platform development in the language industry
  • Fluent in other languages like C++, or Java are a plus
  • Experience in Content Management Systems for text, audio, video, images, etc.
  • Passion for video games
  • Experience working on large-scale, multi-tiered, high-performance distributed software

Overview

For more than 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.

 

With annual revenues of over $550 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100  certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong

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