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Location: Santa Monica, CA or Vancouver, BC
We are looking for a talented engineer with a passion for gameplay and a critical eye for game design. As a Senior Gameplay Engineer, you will be working closely with our Design team to bring innovative game features to life.
A Gameplay Engineer should be excellent at rapidly prototyping ideas and is capable of quickly turning a design specification from paper into a usable game system for further iteration. A successful Senior Gameplay Engineer will have an “eye” for gameplay and a knack for understanding how to deliver exciting features that millions of fans are going to love. A Senior Gameplay Engineer should be able to get quickly familiarized with existing codebases and be able to write elegant, high performing extensible code that works well within a collaborative environment.
What you’ll be doing:
- Implement, debug and optimize major systems in C/C++ and other languages in the context of a large cross platform codebase
- Spearhead development of innovative gameplay experiences
- Contribute to game architecture and technical designs and postmortems
- Perform data and code analysis to identify improvement opportunities
- Provide mentorship to less experienced engineers
- Minimum 5 years of industry experience in a Gameplay Engineering or similar position
- Multiple shipped game titles for Senior level
- Proficiency in C/C++
- Proficiency in scripting language such Python, LUA or similar
- Advanced knowledge of algorithms and data structures
- Advanced optimization skills - code and data
- Advanced debugging skills - comfortable debugging optimized builds in multithreaded and cross platform (networking) context.
- Solid math skills – especially linear algebra and 3D vector math
- Game knowledge and an understanding of the design principles behind games
- Able to collaborate with other engineers as well as non-technical team members
- Ability to work well in a fluid, changing environment as creative challenges evolve
- B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- And most importantly, a passion for making games
- Advanced programming specialty, such as low level network programming, High Level Shader Language (HLSL), SSE assembly, etc
- Expertise and passion in one or more of the following areas: AI, User Interfaces, Animation, General Game-play
- Previously shipped AAA titles
Interested? Apply now.
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