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 more than 4.7 billion video games and more than 740 million 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 Pokemon
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


    Provide clear and helpful answers to developer inquiries via forums and email
    Solve technical problems and suggest viable workarounds
    Write sample code to illustrate how to use complex low-level APIs
    Learn and become a master of Nintendo’s platform SDK and tools
    Experiment with internal game submission tools/workflows and identify issues
    Help analyze and optimize game performance
    Effectively triage and communicate problems to the SDK team and drive solutions
    Write concise test code that reproduces reported issues
    Prepare and deliver educational multimedia content
    Design and write software tools to help the team manage tasks more efficiently
    Collaborates with peer groups and other teams across Nintendo
    Up to 10% travel; domestic and international

      0-2 years of work or academic experience related to game development
      [OPT] Recent game development experience on Nintendo platforms
      Strong grasp of data structure and algorithms, multithreaded programming, and OS fundamentals
      Fluency with C, C++
      [OPT] Fluency with C#
      [OPT] Fluency with ARM assembly
      Experience in one of the following areas:
      Using graphics API such as OpenGL, Vulkan or DirectX
      Front-end and/or back-end multiplayer services
      Low-level optimization and game engine systems
      Practices a problem-solving mindset and approach
      Has excellent written and verbal communication skills
      Motivated to learn game development tools and frameworks
      BS or MS in engineering or equivalent
      [OPT] Fluency in Japanese (JLPT Level 2 or higher)
      Valid passport may be required

      This position is onsite in Redmond, WA, and not open to remote status at this time

      This position includes a base salary range of $84,806 – $127,210 annually, potential for a semi-annual discretionary performance bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off
      Please see our Benefits & Perks page for more benefits information
      Fixed term employees are eligible for all listed employee benefits except tuition reimbursement


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