Polyphony Digital - ポリフォニー・デジタル Polyphony Digital - ポリフォニー・デジタル

Racing Game Programmer

You will be tasked with creating the important portions of the game program that comprises a racing game.

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    Work Details

    •Development of the race system, rules and regulations
    •Development of online competition features
    •Development of event systems and support applications

    In Race Engine development, you will be tasked with creating the systems and UI’s involving all race events recreated within “Gran Turismo”, from real world race categories such as GT, Rally, and NASCAR, to even fantasy regulation cars.
    For online competition features relating to open lobbies and Sports Mode, you will be involved in the initial proposals in the planning stage as well as its implementation. Therefore you will need not only programming ability but also a genuine interest for racing and communication skill for communicating and working smoothly with other teams as a project planner.
    As a Race Game Programmer you will also be responsible for implementing features for e-Sport events. You will also be working to produce systems and UI required for hosting events and support applications for their smooth operation.
    You will be defining the race engine and game engine, as well as the features for the game. Because of this you will naturally not only be involved in programming, but the overall quality of the game itself.

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    •Interest in racing and games
    •Object oriented programming language skills
    •UI development experience
    •Excellent spoken and written communication.

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    •Knowledge in motorsports, whether it be in Amateur or professional racing.
    •C++ Programming ability
    •Basic knowledge in network programming
    •Development experience in Web applications
    •Online Game Development Experience
    •Moderate (JLPT N3 level or higher) communication skills in Japanese

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    Terms and

    • Important Notice

      These are terms for working in Japan. For job positions outside of Japan, terms will be separately arranged according to the location.

    • Employment

      PDS(Product Development Staff) Employee

      *The PDS(Product Development Staff) Employee is a standard employee format for game creators with superflex work hours, yearly salary contract, and special incentive bonus.

    • Salary

      Yearly salary, with reviews every year.

      For the year following employment, 1/12 of the yearly salary set at the time of employment is paid every month.

    • Other benefits

      Commute fee

    • Bonuses

      Incentive Bonus (royalty system according to sales of game title developed)

    • Working Hours

      Superflex (Need only to arrive at the place of work within standard work hours)

    • Days off/
      vacation days

      2 day Weekends, holidays, summer, year end/year start, paid holidays

    • Insurance

      Employment insurance, Work accident insurance, health insurance, employees pension insurance

    • Place of work

      East 21 Business Center 3F, 6-3-1 Toyo, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan
      TNC-TV Building 2F, 2-3-2, Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka City, Japan

    • Benefit Package

      Partner housing loan, savings scheme, recreational facilities, partner recreational facilities/sports clubs, etc.

    • Application

      Experienced persons meeting the recruitment details

    • Deadline for

      Until positions are filled (limited number)

    • New Graduates

      There is no position opening specifically for new graduates, but if you meet the application requirements for experienced employees or have the equivalent skills and qualifications, please apply even if you are currently enrolled in college/schools.

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    • Online Application

      Please proceed to the application form from the button below.

    Application Form
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    • Engineering Team

      The team is responsible for various work involving programming within the company. Rather than being confined to specific fields selected at the time of employment, there are many staff who work across different fields. Depending on your interests and abilities, it is possible to be active in a variety of different subjects.

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