Contract / Full-Time


Join the team at Houdini Interactive!

Who We Are

Houdini Interactive is a full-service creative design and development studio based in Spokane, WA. We create anything in the land of digital for clients all over the country. As an agile team of PNW locals, we like to dream up the impossible and figure out how to make it a reality. Stepping outside of what has been the standard in marketing and learning how to expand the norm through technology.

The Opportunity

We have an open full-time / contract position for a Software Engineer who has experience in creating custom applications and software for a variety of platforms and executions. The right Engineer will be extremely self-motivated, organized, and proficient in their field, with a thirst to push themselves and their boundaries. We are an agile team of professionals, with an office in the center of Downtown Spokane. The position has the potential to grow into a full-time position as we grow.

Your Responsibilities

  • Resolve complex technical design issues
  • Liaising with colleagues to implement technical designs
  • Development of technical specifications and plans
  • Analyze user requirements and convert requirements to design documents
  • Make good technical decisions that provide effective solutions to business challenges
  • Enhancing applications by identifying opportunities for improvement, making recommendations and designing and implementing systems
  • Maintaining and improving existing codebases and peer reviewed code changes
  • Investigating and using new technologies where relevant
  • Possess up-to-date knowledge of technological developments in the industry
  • Test, maintain and recommend software improvements to ensure strong functionality and optimization
  • Compile comprehensive and accurate documentation and or reports as requested
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers
  • Possess strong problem solving and decision-making skills while using good judgment
  • Collaborate closely with the Houdini team to ensure a high-quality implementation
  • Communicate your knowledge and expertise well in meetings with our clients and partners

What You Bring

  • 3+ Years software / mobile app experience as a software developer
  • Application architecture and design patterns
  • Experience serving as technical lead throughout the full software development lifecycle, from conception, architecture definition, detailed design, scoping, planning, implementation, testing to documentation, delivery and maintenance is preferred
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms and software methodologies
  • Game development and design experience
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort working in a collaborative environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A broad understanding, comfort, and enthusiasm for technology and the ability to quickly and proactively learn new technologies, techniques, and tools


  • Unity 3D experience
  • Unreal Engine experience
  • iOS/Android App Development experience
  • Experience in interdisciplinary development projects
  • Knowledge of modern JavaScript, HTML, & CSS, including libraries and frameworks.
  • Experience building modern web applications
  • Experience working in multidisciplinary development teams
  • Familiarity with platforms such as Arduino and/or Raspberry Pi
  • Experience in the design/fabrication of interactive mediums (set design, exhibit design, product design, etc)
  • Experience using version control tools like git
  • Experience with of web technologies
  • Basic knowledge of low voltage wiring/prototyping
  • Online Virtual Experience

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary or hourly freelance pay based on your experience
  • Medical benefits for Health & Dental (Full Time Employees only)
  • 401k Retirement Plan (Full Time Employees only)
  • A great workspace in Downtown Spokane
  • Fun & collaborative work atmosphere 
  • Company Game Room
  • Rooftop Patio / BBQ Area
  • Office beverages and snacks provided

Please send your resume and portfolio to [email protected].

We look forward to hearing from you!

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