We're hiring!

Ever wanted to work on original, ambitious PC or VR titles? Years of work allowed us to create Altfuture — a company independent from publishers and investors, creating and publishing our own original games, self-sufficiently. All decisions are made on the spot, by diversely experienced developers.

Our two games are rated 92% and 94% on Steam, and we're just getting started. We're currently looking for highly talented individuals to grow our team and together do so much more.



Game Developer / Programmer (3 positions)

Full-time — Belgrade, Serbia (remote possible*)

You are an experienced developer who can take complex tasks upon themselves and resolve them independently. You’re able to responsibly grasp abstract concepts into working, clean code that interfaces well with the existing codebase and serves the intended big picture goals. You can develop robust architectures and systems to support other developers and new features / content as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand big picture goals and priorities from high-level discussion
  • Efficiently communicate execution steps to be taken and their complexity
  • Efficiently communicate ideas, progress and expected / encountered hurdles
  • Write code that accomplishes needed goals, respecting best practices
    The goals may involve work on simulation, tools, tech, gameplay, UI, input...
  • Actively keep in touch with overall project development plans and ongoings

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of programming experience (Unity preferred)
  • Excellent knowledge of at least two programming languages (C# preferred)
  • Good knowledge of version control (Git)
  • Self-organizing and proactive
  • Excellent communication and team spirit
  • Very good verbal & written communication in English
  • Presentable completed projects (professional or hobby)
  • Profound gaming history and interest

Bonus:

  • Experience with game development / Unity
  • Experience with specialized technologies (multiplayer, web, shaders...)
  • Interest in understanding complex gameplay systems
  • Other relevant talent (game design / UI / art / audio, etc.)
  • You can reliably interact with the community / customers


This is a full-time position, for work in our office in Belgrade, Serbia.
* Remote work is possible, determined on a case-by-case basis.

Assisting Game Developer (1 position)

Full-time — Belgrade, Serbia

You are a versatile junior with a great interest in game development, willing to learn and take part in a broad range of development, testing, marketing, organizational and administrative tasks in our team. You’ll assist developers and the marketing team with various logistical short-term tasks, continually learning more and improving your skills while helping the rest of the team maintain focus on the long-term tasks. Future excelling in any particular skill could lead to being promoted to a Game Developer or a different position.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize and maintain files, tables, lists, paperwork and other items
  • Assist the team with systematic development tasks, tweaks and modifications in the Unity engine or Blender (training provided per task)
  • Play-test and bug-hunt our projects
  • Take screenshots and videos as needed for promotional purposes
  • Actively seek to improve workflow of all short-term tasks
  • Occasionally handle equipment shopping, assemble hardware / furniture
  • Actively keep in touch with overall project development plans and ongoings

Requirements:

  • Tech-savvy (fast typing, internet, software / hardware usage & installation)
  • Goal-driven problem solving (understading the big picture)
  • Self-organizing and proactive
  • Excellent communication and team spirit
  • Desire to advance your game development career
  • Very good verbal & written communication in English
  • Profound gaming history and interest

Bonus:

  • Experience with game development
  • Basic knowledge of relatable software packages (Unity, Photoshop, Blender…)
  • You can reliably interact with the community / customers


This is a full-time position, for work in our office in Belgrade, Serbia.



What we offer

  • Work on original, meaningful and ambitious PC and VR titles (Derail Valley currently)
  • Responsible position in a team that shipped successful games
  • Transparent exposure to all gamedev activities in-house (game design, marketing, sound design, 3D modeling, etc.)
  • Focused, efficient work environment with minimal distractions (and comfy chairs!)
  • Work from home once a week (every day during the COVID-19 outbreak)
  • Access to VR technology
  • Competitive salary

Note: Some of the perks above may not apply to remote collaborators.

Apply now!


Send us an email to contact@derailvalley.com. Tell us a bit about yourself, include your CV and show us examples of relevant things you've made (particularly for the programmer position). We will try to reply to all applications. The positions will remain open for as long as we haven't found suitable candidates. Thanks!