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Feral Interactive Looking To Hire Linux Developers

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Feral Interactive are looking to expand their team to help out with the Linux (and Mac) porting, so this could be a great opportunity for a few of you. Feral are responsible for the excellent Linux ports of XCOM Enemy Unknown and Empire: Total War.

We know they are committed to our platform with at least another 2 ports planned, and one of them due soon. Looks like they will be porting quite a few more if they are hiring!

The important bits to know:
QuoteWhat experience should you have?

- Strong C/C++ skills
- Familiarity with Linux, preferably including development for Linux

What else would help?

- A good degree in a technical discipline
- Games development experience
- Experience of 3D graphics using OpenGL and/or DirectX
- A passion for video games


We would have shared this a few days sooner had they let us know, hint hint Feral.

See their mailing list posting here for the full details.
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opera 7 February 2015 at 12:31 pm UTC
It's a very good sign to see companies like Feral expanding in their Linux Porting field!
Segata Sanshiro 7 February 2015 at 1:12 pm UTC
I made a game once when I was 13 in which you had to negotiate your way out of expulsion in the headmaster's office (on Powerpoint)

Hire me?
MayeulC 7 February 2015 at 3:31 pm UTC
Well, I think I would fit... If only I wasn't busy with my studies -_-"
Anyway, that's good to hear !
Maelrane 7 February 2015 at 3:40 pm UTC
I'd not consider myself a game-developer and my C/C++ skills are mediocre, not what I would consider strong, but it's great that they hire new help!
toni 7 February 2015 at 8:52 pm UTC
Amazing, I'm a very experienced C++/OpenGL programmer, with passion for games and experience both in game programming and porting games to osx/linux/ios/android and even psp, but right now I cannot move anywhere nort I'm an last year student (I'm 37 years old .
I would love to work for Feral, so right now I think my main interest regarding games is linux porting, which I think is a growing market, but I suppose realocation is mandatory.

Anyway, I will send them my CV just in case they accept working from home.
zimplex1 7 February 2015 at 10:14 pm UTC
The more new games that can be released/ported to Linux the more people will see that their is profit in the Linux market. As porting older games isn't a good way to indicate profit. Needing more developers I think is a sign that the Linux market is doing good.
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