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Senior Gameplay Engineer

Location: Austin, TX, United States
Job # 11008978
Date Posted: 05-29-2018
Title: Senior Gameplay Engineer
Location: Austin, TX 78731
Salary: Up to $110,000 Annually
Direct Hire

Our client, a leading game development and co-development studio in Austin, is seeking a Senior Gameplay Engineer to design innovative gameplay systems. The ideal candidate will join an ongoing project and will interact with development partners on a regular basis.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Design, build and maintain major gameplay systems.
  • Design, build and maintain other client or server systems as required.
  • Collaboratewith producers and design staff to optimize gameplay tools and mechanics.
  • Accurately estimatetime and effort required for assigned technical tasks.
  • Keep co-workers and development partners informed about progress of deliverables as well as prerequisites for feature implementation.
  • Demonstratecare and commitment to quality, bug free software development.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum of 6 years of AAA game industry experience working as a gameplay engineer, with at least 2 shipped titles.
  • Proficient in Unreal4; Fortnight expert
  • Experience leading initiatives and strike teams on previous projects
  • Experience developing dynamic gameplay-related systems.
  • Strong knowledge of 3D math and game physics
  • Some experience working on game AI.
  • Proficient in C/C++.
  • Experience with scripting languages and component based game engines.
  • Able to adhere to the prevalent coding style and practices, including source control standards.
  • Able to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Able to work well under pressure of deadlines.
  • Able to work within a highly dynamic startup environment where team members typically have multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong time management and process documentation skills.
  • Candidates must have a US work permit or citizenship
Please submit an updated version of your resume for immediate and confidential consideration. Thank you!

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