Unity Engineer

Carry1st is Africa's leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, fintech, and web3, we scale awesome content in underserved frontier markets. Carry1st has a proprietary payments and ecommerce platform which allows players to acquire global content using locally-accessible payment methods. We are backed by awesome investors like: Andreessen Horowitz, Google, Riot Games, Avenir, Konvoy Ventures, and Nas.

As a Unity Developer you will be responsible for developing game features, work in close collaboration with studio designers and artists to make our shared vision of the game a reality.

You will...

  • Analyze and understand game development needs and feasibility to best serve the production team
  • Develop game features in Unity according to Game Design Documents
  • Develop internal Unity tools for Game Designers (i.e. level design, game variable changes)
  • Understand and integrate 3rd party SDKs/API (i.e. Firebase, IronSource, Singular, etc.) also 1st party SDK for our payment platform
  • Debug and optimize game performance to ensure smooth gameplay
  • Contribute to the planning and estimation of development tasks, providing technical expertise and recommendations
  • Collaborate with other engineers, artists, producers, product managers and designers
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and technologies in game development, sharing knowledge and best practices with the team


What makes you a great candidate?

  • 3+ years of experience of Game Development in Unity and C#
  • Experience with VCS tools (i.e. Git)
  • Passion for games and knowledge of the mobile gaming industry
  • Self-motivation, problem solving, and ability to work in a distributed team environment


What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-growing, dynamic place to work. And while we are laser focused on building the flagship mobile internet company in Africa, our team is fully remote and 100% global - with people in 20+ countries! At Carry1st, you will...

  • Build awesome, industry-changing products, every day
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming, fintech, and web3
  • Work from anywhere in the world with international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company - enabling you to benefit from the value you create

Some additional perks...

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimise your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!