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Get a job: Amazon Game Studios is hiring a Senior Gameplay Engineer

Amazon Game Studios is looking for a Senior Gameplay Engineer to join an exciting new project at our Seattle studio.

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Senior Gameplay Engineer, Amazon Game Studios

Location: Seattle, Washington

Amazon Game Studios is looking for a Senior Gameplay Engineer to join an exciting new project at our Seattle studio. We are an innovative, player-focused team, working on big-bets in an innovative environment. As a senior member of the team, you will work alongside production, design, art, and engineering to create fun and memorable game experiences.

What you'll do:

  • Work as part of our gameplay team in a highly collaborative environment
  • Design, prototype and fully implement new gameplay systems and game features
  • Create and maintain reliable, scalable, and high-performance systems and tools to enable gameplay experiences
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • 2+ shipped titles
  • 3+ years experience in any of the following: physics, inputs, AI, sound, engine, game systems, tooling, or optimizations.
  • 5+ years experience in either C, C++, or C#.


  • Strong 2D/3D math.
  • Intuitive understanding of action gameplay and design.
  • Capable of quick prototyping and rapid iteration to 'find the fun'.
  • Passionate gamer.
  • Experience with Unity or Unreal Engine.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or Lua and visual scripting tools.
  • Capable of debugging optimized code.
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.

Interested? Apply now.

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