3D Developer

Vacancy:  Software Developer (CTO Designate)

 

Location:  Wimbledon, UK

 

Employment status:  Regular, full time

 

Overview:

 

XpoFairs have developed the world’s first 3D walkthrough virtual online software for trade and consumer shows.

 

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and ambitious qualified software engineer to become our lead in-house programmer (with potential to become the Chief Technical Officer) to spearhead further development of our cutting edge 3D virtual online trade show software.

 

In possession of an entrepreneurial spirit and with the desire and ability to drive the development of our groundbreaking application forward, you will be looking to join an innovative company in its early stages with plans to grow internationally and across multiple industries. 

 

A strong technical background is essential, as is a proven interest in developing and using technologies to the best advantage.  You will be looking to apply your technical and analytical skills within an exciting environment where the potential for progression is endless.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge of and competence in Irrlicht 3D game engine or similar 3D game or environment technology.
  • Expert in SQL data handling (online) within standalone desktop applications.
  • Experience in SEO & developing multi-tier e-commerce or subscriber/community websites is a strong plus.
  • Experience in MMO game/simulation environments is a strong plus.
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years overall development experience.
  • Background in C++ a must.
  • Expert level, JavaScript, XML.
  • Demonstrated ability to schedule and meet deadlines
  • Previous start-up experience a strong plus.
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent strongly preferred.
  • Grade A student throughout education.
  • Mac OSX application development and/or porting experience a plus.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Software coding and development of additional features within the application.
  • Develop, maintain and evolve the application, web site and core engine systems.
  • Efficiently test, locate, and debug code and identify and resolve compatibility issues.
  • Optimizing code and enhancing the efficiency of walkthrough environments.
  • Meeting Delivery of Forecasting and meeting of defined deadlines.
  • Participate in the creating and design of technical documents.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve performance, functionality, & user experience issues.
  • Design, develop and document software within project schedules & timetables.
  • Will need to be organized, with methodical attention to detail and have a structured approach towards all tasks.
  • Develop extensible architecture and framework for the application, website, & sub sites.
  • Develop compelling additional web services and facilities for use by the XpoFairs community
  • Customize, compile, install, configure, monitor and debug Microsoft server.
  • Design tools to streamline and robustly deploy new systems.
  • Experience with web server, database, security, network, firewalls and web technologies.
  • Create and enhance in-house tools to maintain day to day web site operations.
  • Implement & deploy Install wizard/MSI or similar.
  • Leadership skills a must.
  • Ability to optimize and debug code, from low-level libraries through to in game engine code.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.