Get a job: Join the Cignition team as a Game Programmer

Cignition is looking for a passionate game programmer to join an innovative team that blends great gameplay with a unique take on education.

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Game Programmer, Cignition

Location: Palo Alto, California

We are looking for a passionate game programmer to join an innovative team that blends great gameplay with a unique take on education.  As a member of a fast-moving startup, you will be expected to wear many hats and be required to prototype, develop core features, build tools, and optimize for target platforms. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with designers, artists, other developers, scientists, and subject-matter experts to help define the vision for our projects. This is a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a growing team that is developing a truly original series of games and interactive experiences for education.  


  • Write extensible and easily maintained game code using C# in the Unity game engine.
  • Create asynchronous data-driven components capable of handling dynamic content received from a web server.
  • Develop technical solutions for challenges faced in deploying a multi-platform game with limited processing and storage resources.


  • Mastery of software design fundamentals including object-oriented and component-based patterns, event-driven systems, optimization, and debugging principals.
  • Must have gone through a full product cycle – from concept to shipping and post-launch support in a role that included both architecting game systems and tracking down bugs.
  • Self-starter mentality to thrive in a startup environment, exploring a new problem space.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.


  • Familiar with Python, REST API, and NoSQL database fundamentals.
  • Experience with tablet/mobile graphics pipelines, multi-threaded programming practices, and HTTP API techniques.
  • iOS/Tablet/touch-interface design and implementation.

We offer

  • Highly collaborative environment with wide range of expertise.
  • Opportunity to greatly improve human learning.
  • Generous stock options and opportunity to help build company from startup.
  • Highly competitive benefits package.

Interested? Apply now.

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