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Yonko (logo)
Sekai, 1 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau
75001 Paris

Date : 11.05.2022
Reference : AFJV-EDEV2057-22887


There are billions of manga fans all over the world and One Piece is as big as the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe).
Paradoxically, there is a blatant lack of anime/manga-related entertainment outside of content (chapters and episodes).
In fact, Anime fans spend a lot more time waiting for the next episode than watching their favorite content. They suffer from withdrawal.
Yonko is building their daily-fix between chapters with a strategic trading card game : a mix between board games like Unmatched, Super Fantasy Brawl or Summoner Wars, and Trading Card Games like Hearthstone or Legends of Runeterra).
It is a F2P using NFTs for the cards. We have already raised more than $5M to launch the 1st version by December 2023, and you can be part of it !

Note : Yonko does not advertise nor disclose information to the public yet, on purpose. Our Launch event ($1M ) will be massive and must occur under an unknown banner.

Gameplay Programmer

Permanent contract Paris (75)

Position Duties

You'll partner with the Lead Game Programmer and the rest of the Game Team to help build the gameplay from scratch of a trading card game using non-speculative NFTs. From the prototype to the launch and public life of the game, you will have an impact on each phase of the development on lots of aspect as AI or tools. This is an opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the future of NFT games and the Manga & Anime industries.

Your responsibilities :
  • Report directly to our Lead Game Programmer and Executive Producer to define the features to implement.
  • Implement features and tools to support the design Team in the creation of content for the game.
  • Ensure the technical stability of the project and the builds under the supervision of the Lead Game Programmer.
  • Work in collaboration with Game Designers and Artists to ensure their work can be integrated.
  • Participate to the iteration process of creation and build the project within the core team.

Candidate Profile

  • 3+ years experience as a gameplay programmer
  • You have already worked on a professional project on Unity Technologies with C#
  • You have an experience with AI, multiplayer PvP, strategic or card games.
  • You have already worked on a mobile game.
  • You have a good video game and board game culture.
  • Bonus : You have an affinity with UX and be able to detect what should be implemented to improve the game quality

Additional Information

Your benefits
  • ++ Package - Very competitive salary and benefits (daily food allowance, health insurance, mental health and personal development allowance, entertainment benefits such as free subscription to anime streaming platforms)
  • Work for us, and yourself - Stock options
  • Flexible Remote Work - HQ in Paris, offices in Tokyo in Q2 2022, and full remote when appropriate
  • Top-of-the-market maternity and paternity leave.
  • Bi-annual crew gathering (minimum) - Every 6 months, we will gather the entire team somewhere in the world. We will get you what you need to join us, wherever you are, to attend these gatherings and any defining moment for the company (launch etc.)
  • Equipment - Brand new offices in the heart of Paris, top-notch equipment for remote work
  • Anything you ask - If it feels there's anything more you might need to feel fulfilled, just tell us.

Your work environment :
  • Freedom and responsibilities - At Yonko, all voices are considered equal, your opinion will matter very much in every decision we make. We are still a small team but we are recruiting a lot and you will have the opportunity to build your team with us.
  • Stunning team - We have surrounded ourselves with world-class leaders in tech, entertainment/anime and crypto and will provide you with the most inspiring atmosphere. When you join us, we build your network of advisors (senseis) with you (if you dream about getting help from someone specific, we'll do everything we can to bring him onboard)
  • Feel like a shonen - Company built by fans, where you will feel the passion to create the most entertaining experience in every decision we make.


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