Senior Gameplay Engineer

El Segundo, California | Permanent | Job ID #60398 |
Posted Last Month
 

Job Description:

  • Design, author, maintain, and refactor game systems that are robust, efficient, extensible, and scalable while meeting all design, technical and schedule requirements
  • Work closely with QA and technical leadership to ensure the stability and accuracy of game systems by identifying, communicating, resolving defects and brainstorming solutions that further the game’s artistic and design vision
  • Work closely with artists, designers and other engineers working on gameplay systems and supporting tools
  • Work with studio leadership to define engineering production plans that achieve high quality results using available resources on a deadline
  • Architect and develop critical game systems in Unreal Engine 4 using C++
  • Debug complex engineering problems involving networking, multithreading, streaming, and low-level code
  • Optimize key algorithms to achieve performance goals across multiple hardware platforms

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years professional software engineering experience
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication and team skills
  • Comfortable working closely with designers on the implementation of gameplay systems
  • Proficiency in C/C++
  • Excellent problem-solving, performance analysis and debugging skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or Engineering

Pluses:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience in gameplay programming for a AAA videogame title
  • An avid gamer with a passion for making games

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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