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Motus Games is looking for Software Developers and Hardware Engineers for its Cambridge, MA office!

If you have a passion for video games and would like to help us create the future of motion-based gaming technology, youíve come to the right place. Motus has a commitment to supporting and bolstering innovation; every member of our development team has their name on a patent. We are looking for candidates that enjoy the interaction of people from a variety of backgrounds with a variety of expertise. The right candidates will share our teamís ability to work under pressure while remaining pleasant to work with - a key to an exciting, fun, and productive environment. Motus is located in a beautiful top-floor office at 585 Mass Avenue in the heart of Central Square in Cambridge, next to the T. We enjoy a short walk to Harvard Square, and a short subway or bus ride to Downtown Boston.

Package Overview:

  • Salary is competitive and based on your experience/skillset
  • Medical, Vision and Dental benefits
  • Option to purchase company stock

Full-time positions currently available:

Internships:

If you want to learn more about us check out our about page at http://www.motusgames.com/page_company.html


 
 
 

Software Developer / Game Programmer
Motus Games programmers are responsible for the code that pulls everything together into a highly polished and ultimately compelling motion gaming experience.

What you will do:
  • Work on our APIs across multiple platforms (Windows, XBOX360, PS3, OSX. iPhone, Windows Mobile)
  • Design and implement modifications, reorganizations, and extensions to existing code base
  • Analyze, organize, and optimize code
  • Flesh out, expand, and implement motion-based game integration designs
  • Interface with game developers and publishers
  • Provide input on design and code architecture decisions
  • Continuously improve the user experience and performance of our API.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

What you will need:
Interpersonal Skills

  • Attention to detail, creativity, technical zeal, great communication skills and a willingness to learn from and teach others
  • Good people skills and collaborative attitude
  • Good instincts for software design and fun
  • An ability to stay positive and productive under pressure

Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or two to four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Fluency in C++.
  • Adaptive coding style
  • Dedication towards individual and team growth

Other Valuable Skills:

  • Having worked on a project from beginning to end
  • Working knowledge of Digital Signal Processing
  • 2 – 5 years of solid programming experience
  • Avid gamer
  • Console programming experience, especially on the PS3
  • Understanding of procedural and object oriented programming paradigms
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
  • Interest in sports and video games

This is a full-time position for an enthusiastic person with the right attitude and skill set.

If this position sounds like the right opportunity for you, then we look forward to hearing from you soon!
Please send applications to careers@motusgames.com


 
 
 

Artificial Intelligence Programmer
Motus Games AI programmers are responsible for the coding wizardry that will fuel the next-generation of motion-based games.

What you will do:

  • Working on improving our artificial intelligence APIs
  • Analyzing, organizing, and optimizing code
  • Providing input on design and code architecture decisions
  • Working with the AI team to continuously improve the user experience and performance of the AI components of our API
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

What you will need:
Interpersonal Skills

  • Attention to detail, creativity, technical zeal, great communication skills and a willingness to learn from and teach others
  • Good people skills and collaborative attitude
  • Good instincts for software design and fun
  • An ability to stay positive and productive under pressure

Technical Skills

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong Math, Physics, Statistics and Artificial Intelligence Skills

Other Valuable Skills

  • Fluency in C++
  • Having worked on a project from beginning to end
  • 2 – 5 years of solid programming experience
  • Understanding of procedural and object oriented programming paradigms
  • Interest in sports and video games

This is a full-time position for an enthusiastic person with the right attitude and skill set.

If this position sounds like the right opportunity for you, then we look forward to hearing from you soon!
Please send applications to careers@motusgames.com


 
 
 

Hardware Engineer
Motus Games Hardware Engineers are responsible for making the next-generation of Motus hardware technology that our software developers just can’t wait to get their hands on.

What you will do:

  • Develop innovations for current Motus technology from the design stage to the final production stage
  • Optimize systems for size, power, durability and cost to meet product specifications
  • Design at a circuit level embedded systems, containing wireless elements and sensor technology elements using microprocessor/microcontroller technology
  • Program embedded systems using C or Assembly
  • Program application software in C++
  • Program drivers using C and/or C++
  • Design, build, test and debug circuits, firmware and software applications
  • Research and evaluate components, materials, and suppliers
  • Evaluate internal software, hardware and designs prototypes
  • Interface with other Motus engineers as well as contract manufactures

What you will need:
Interpersonal Skills

  • Attention to detail, creativity, technical zeal, great communication skills and a willingness to learn from and teach others
  • Good people skills and collaborative attitude
  • Good instincts for software design and fun
  • An ability to stay positive and productive under pressure

Technical Skills

  • Degree(s) in electrical engineering preferred
  • Sound hardware engineering fundamentals
  • Ability to write and follow design specifications
  • Use and design of integrated sensor systems including:
    • Firmware design for microcontrollers/microprocessors in C or Assembly
    • Component and firmware design of Bluetooth, Zigbee, and/or other standard wireless protocols
    • Component and firmware design of HID compliant systems
    • Design of analog and/or digital filters for sensor outputs
    • Application design for PC in C++
    • Mobile application design

Other Valuable Skills

  • Working knowledge of C# and VB6
  • Interest in sports and video games

This is a full-time position for an enthusiastic person with the right attitude and skill set.

If this position sounds like the right opportunity for you, then we look forward to hearing from you soon!
Please send applications to careers@motusgames.com

 

 
 
 
 
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