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Senior Gameplay Systems Programmer, Unreal Engine

Epic Games

Vancouver, BC 04-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Unreal-powered projects have been on the bleeding edge of real-time entertainment for over 20 years. Our team of programming experts are always innovating to improve the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

We are looking for a Senior Gameplay Systems Programmer passionate about broadening the capabilities of character movement in games. You will be working with others to build the future of how characters interact with various engine systems while moving about the world. As a member of the Gameplay Framework team you'll be responsible for architecting gameplay systems, APIs, and features within Unreal Engine that allow our licensees to build the next generation of amazing gameplay experiences.

In this role, you will
• Collaborate with others to design and develop new functionality for the Mover Plugin
• Improve and enhance how Character Movement interacts with other engine systems; such as AI, Animation, Physics, and Networking
• Contribute in solving challenging network problems related to movement
• Improve existing systems to be more performant, scalable, and stable.
• Build and maintain bridges with other teams within the Engine group to help drive and maintain vision
• Diagnose CPU and network performance issues to unlock the full potential of the engine for licensees
• Look for ways to push the technology forward in new and innovative ways

What we're looking for
• Strong C++ skills and programming principles knowledge
• Strong understanding of networked game principles and how they apply towards character movement
• Adjacent experience in one or more of the following areas: AI, input, animation, or physics
• Talent for building robust, extensible, maintainable systems
• Experience developing AAA games or game engine technology professionally
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)

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-re0bm5-100-28-227-63-42 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.