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Game Programmer

3C Institute is a Durham-based software R&D company devoted to creating proven technologies that improve health and well-being on a global scale. 

Position Description

3C Institute is seeking a game programmer to join our creative development team of graphic artists, animators, audio/video pros, web developers, and internal/external subject matter experts. The game programmer will create educational prosocial games as part of a team and contribute to the design of game mechanics to help children learn and practice social skills in a safe virtual game world.


  • Excellent object-oriented design and programming skills
  • Game programming experience in ActionScript, JavaScript, or TypeScript
  • Self-starter who can work independently to create clean, efficient, and robust code
  • Creative and collaborative designer who can work on a diverse multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Wicked fast

Additional Experience (Helpful, but not required)

  • Experience with CreateJS (a significant plus)
  • Flash game design experience
  • HTML5 game design experience
  • Unity3D game design experience
  • Experience developing educational games
  • Experience developing games for Android
  • Art and animation manipulation skills
  • Web design experience

Employment Type: Full-time on-site employee (Durham, RTP).

Degree Requirements: Four-year degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Salary & Benefits: Salary is based on education and experience level. 3C offers a family-friendly, flexible work environment as well as the following benefits, among others:

  • Health, dental, vision – HSA or PPO option
  • 401(k) with matching
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • 3 weeks’ vacation with immediate accrual, no waiting period
  • Additional sick time, holidays, and paid-leave time
  • On-site workout room
  • On-site arcade, bistro, and convenience store
  • Yoga classes
  • Lunch parties
  • Charitable and community events

Company Information: 3C Institute is a research and development company that creates custom software applications for improving the health and well-being of children, adolescents, and adults. We are located in Durham, NC.

Application Information: To be considered for the position, candidates must submit all of the following materials to

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Salary requirements