Nintendo Technology Development
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch™ system and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold billions of video games and hundreds of millions of hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS™ family of systems, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo GameCube™, Wii™, and Wii U™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo Technology Development, based in Redmond, Washington, creates future hardware/software technology and researches North American-based technologies.
Nintendo is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home. We do all of this with kindness, empathy and respect for each other.
NTD's Software Development Support Group (SDSG) supports Nintendo licensees in development of software on Nintendo hardware platforms. Members of the group are experts in Nintendo hardware and software development tools, providing frontline support to developers around the world. SDSG members work with AAA development teams to help solve some of their hardest problems, while also educating new developers on the basics of Nintendo development.
SDSG members are engineers and educators, utilizing both communications and software development skills to help development teams large and small. If you are ready to enable developers to create the best possible experiences, we want to hear from you. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS
- Develop and share expertise on Nintendo software development procedures and techniques
- Answer technical questions and advise developers that are creating content for Nintendo platforms
- Help to create tutorials, demos, and documentation for Nintendo platform development
- Assist in the creation of content for developer workshops and technical conferences
- Participate in the design, development, and support of various software development tools
- Documents work according to defined processes
- May assist with on-boarding new hires
- Up to 10% travel; domestic and international
- 0-2 years game development experience or relevant academic experience
- Basic understanding of fundamental engineering concepts and programming languages
- Basic understanding of development tools and processes
- Solid understanding of C, C++, C# or equivalent
- Fluency in Japanese a plus
- BS or MS in engineering or equivalent
- Valid passport may be required
* This is not a remote opportunity and you will be required to work onsite in Redmond, WA