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Senior Gameplay Programmer

Epic Games

Boston, MA 05-15-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Unreal projects have been leading the pack of real-time entertainment with our constantly growing team of engineering experts. We're always improving on the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

Come be part of the excitement and energy to help build out a new game team in the Epic ecosystem! Harmonix is looking for a Senior Gameplay Programmer to join a new and growing team. We believe that the best gameplay experiences are driven by collaboration and iteration between gameplay programmers, designers, and artists. You will play a critical role in driving future gameplay features and leading other engineers in the process.

In this role, you will
• Mentor and coach other engineers, making everyone around you better
• Be a primary hub for communication and information that other disciplines can come to for guidance
• Ensure the technical approach being proposed for a given feature satisfies both the surface-level and deeper, engineering-specific requirements
• Prototype and iterate on features and ensure high-quality user experiences across all platforms we support
• Write robust, maintainable code

What we're looking for
• Experience developing games professionally, and shipping AAA titles
• An analytical mind, with strong problem-solving skills
• Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect gameplay mechanics and tools
• Well-versed in games and the ability to articulate what is strong/weak about the design of existing games
• Experience with or desire to work in a live game environment
• Creativity in problem-solving and the ability to think outside of the established solutions
• Keen interest in music and music games

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9nkm9-3-231-217-107-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.