Lead Gameplay Engineer
Our studio creates some of the most popular and critically acclaimed first-person shooter games globally
We remain an independent studio of about 100 employees - we have no corporate overlord
Be creative, do amazing things. We support you all the way
Your voice in all decisions, technical, marketing, distribution, and others are clearly heard, and your ideas will become actions.
About the Role:
Build and develop a creative, rewarding team experience with designers, artists, developers, and other specialists creating the world's best first-person shooter games.
Promote best in class standards for code design color development, debugging, optimization, testing, and documentation
Coach, mentor, and motivate development teams to produce excellent quality gaming experiences
Help recruit and retain the best talent to your growing team
Provide technical expertise and hands-on participation in writing extensible, optimized code balancing capability and performance
Lead code reviews, coach and mentor devs to better outcomes and continual improvement and advancement
Manage timelines and costs throughout the development lifecycle from prototype through production and release
Stay current on new trends, competitors and offer ways to differentiate our products in the market
6+years experience developing AAA console games with multiple shipped titles including first person shooter
Well-developed experience with system design
Experience throughout the SDLC of a shipped game
Extensive knowledge of C++ programming
Implementation of gameplay, AI, and physics
Current knowledge of the titles, technologies, and markets for our games
Understanding the trade-offs between design, art, and technology
Engaging leadership and communication skills
Passion for developing amazing gameplay experiences
Unreal Engine experience is a big plus
Advanced Degree a big plus (Bachelor’s is essentially required)
We have a unique passion for the success of our people...
Our highly competitive salaries are supplemented by fully employer paid health and disability insurance, and a quarterly profit share that saves you out of pocket costs and increases earnings from your first year.
Work is remote at this time of course, but our teams are eager to come back to work because of our team dynamics, continued learning and advancement, and state of the art studio. It's fun, creative, and a joy to work here, and our location keeps your commute free of that crazy Atlanta traffic!
We welcome relocation from anywhere in the USA for the right person, and will pay for the process. Learn moreat https://www.oakgroverecruiting.com/current-searches.html or apply directly here.
We contact every qualified applicant quickly and with full details. You'll get all of your questions answered.