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Senior Gameplay Engineer

High Moon Studios

Carlsbad, CA 06-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Great Games Start with Great People! This is a significant time in our company's history - and one of the most exciting times to join us! We are seeking a talented Senior Gameplay Engineer who will work closely with content teams to push our gameplay systems to new heights of fun and visual fidelity, creating new systems and leveraging existing ones to realize immersive and exciting gameplay. This is a great opportunity to work with a passionate engineering team on the world's most popular game franchises!.

Your Mission:
• Collaborate with designers and animators to create new gameplay systems and expand existing ones
• Support the design department by working on a variety of generalist tasks, to facilitate their efforts
• Spearhead the development of innovative gameplay experiences
• Implement, debug and optimize major systems in C/C++ and other languages in the context of a large cross platform codebase
• Provide mentorship to less experienced engineers

Player Profile:
• Excellent C++ programing skills, with knowledge of algorithms and data structures
• Fluency in 3D math, related to game programming
• Strong design sensibilities and outstanding communication skills
• A passion for making video games
• Advanced debugging skills
• Experience extending an established code base
• 5+ years of experience in games
• Multiple shipped games
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Math related field

Bonus Points:
• Expertise in one or more of the following areas:
• Player mechanics, particularly in an FPS
• Weapon mechanics
• Animation – blend trees, IK, motion matching
• Networked game logic
• Physics simulation
• Vehicle simulation
• AI
• Experience with scripting languages
• Experience with console development

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp168e-54-80-249-22-42 in your application.

Company Profile
High Moon Studios

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.