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Lead Gameplay UI Engineer


Middleton, WI 10-29-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Title:Lead Gameplay UI Engineer

Requisition ID:R002289

Your Platform

Your Mission

As a Lead Gameplay UI Engineer you will develop cutting-edge user interfaces that connect our gameplay to our audience. This is a great opportunity to lead a passionate team that defines and shapes the UI of our upcoming Call of Duty titles. Play an important role in our growing high-profile franchise!

As a Lead Gameplay UI Engineer you will be managing a team of UI engineers, as well as leading the development of the user interface for many different aspects of the game. You will also need to be proficient in writing software in LUA script and C/C++ code. Qualified candidates will need to have a background in the engineering of human graphical interfaces, an understanding of the console game user experience, and a passion for engaging gameplay.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Leading a team of Gameplay UI engineers
• Mentorship, scheduling, and performance reviews of reports
• Contribute to the design of industry-leading AAA user interfaces
• Develop, modify, and debug UI software in script and C/C++
• Deploy, optimize, and test UI software on PC and console platforms
• Collaborate with other internal departments (art, design, audio, QA, etc.)
• Co-develop and collaborate with other Activision studios
• Document software and features for internal and external teams
• Participate in the code review process
• Interviewing and hiring

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Engineering, or Math related field
• Shipped at least one game title
• Experience programming the logic behind user interfaces
• 6+ years of experience working in the game industry or related field
• Proven ability to collaborate, coordinate, communicate and support other team members
• Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented programming
• Creative, motivated, focused, passionate, results-oriented
• Demonstrated ability to write efficient, readable, and reliable code
• Passion for games

Extra Points:
• Aptitude for UX design
• Background in ActionScript or JavaScript programming
• Familiarity with Lua programming
• Experience with console development

Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.