Get a job: Join Evening Star as a Gameplay Programmer

Evening Star is looking for a talented Gameplay Programmer to join the team in Los Angeles, California

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Gameplay Programmer, Evening Star

Location: Los Angeles, California

Evening Star is a boutique game studio founded in late 2018. Our mission is designing fresh, fun games which will stand the test of time.

For us, being a “boutique” game studio has a specific meaning. Every member pursues a goal to help create great games. With that driving approach, and a proprietary engine and tool set, Evening Star has developed an innovative workflow which minimizes the barriers between ideas and execution.

We are looking for a talented Gameplay Programmer to join the team.


  • Work with the programming team to develop gameplay features and systems such as player states/actions, enemies, boss battles, level objects, UI, etc.
  • Liaise with design and art teams to ensure features match expectations
  • Create documentation for gameplay-oriented features and systems


  • Candidates must be available for full-time work in the Downtown Los Angeles area for this position
  • Either a bachelor's degree in CS/SW Engineering, or equivalent experience in game development
  • Strong C/C++ and code optimization skills
  • A working understanding of math, 2D/3D, collision, physics, AI and other common gameplay mechanics
  • An eye for detail - you care about motion arcs, animation timings and the quality of their execution
  • Self-motivated - you relish finding creative solutions to problems
  • Team player - you are responsible, accountable, and personable
  • Must be comfortable with Github, Perforce, or other comparable version control systems

Bonus Requirements:

  • Experience developing on video game consoles
  • Experience working with an in-house proprietary game engine
  • Experience working with UE4 or Unity
  • Experience as part of a team that has shipped a video game

Interested? Apply now.

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