Flash Engineer
for Topaz Group Ventures Inc

New York, NY / Princeton, NJ / Telecommute

We are making arcade environment Flash video games for the biggest media companies in the world and for our own arcade. Our work recently includes the ESPN Broadband Video Games Arcade and work on Flash games within Disney's Extreme Digital Framework.
We are comfortable with distributed teams though a local presence is a plus. 

Current contracts for 2 months - full or part time - available.
• Experience and work samples using practical OOP methodologies
• advanced knowledge of back-end development
• Both of the above in an AS intensive flash development environment
• experience with load-balancing and multiplayer networks
• experience with AS3 and Flex a plus
• track record leading the development of large-scale websites and flash applications
• Familiar with Unix server environments including PHP, RUBY, JAVA, SQL, and HTML methodologies required
• Familiarity with MS server environments including IIS, ASP, .NET and Sequel Server a plus
• Comfortable designing user interfaces a dedication to understanding of the user experience
• Excellent communication and writing skills
• Ability to guide junior team members via reviewing code, design docs and technical guidelines, etc...
• BA/BS degree in Computer Science or high profile portfolio a plus