Full Time Job

Expert Gameplay Engineer

Infinity Ward

Woodland Hills, CA 05-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Your Mission

Infinity Ward is looking for a talented engineer with a passion for gameplay and a critical eye for game design. As an Expert Gameplay Engineer you'll be working with our design and content teams to push our gameplay systems to new heights of AAA fun and visual fidelity.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of successfully shipping AAA games, experience working in large, complex legacy codebases and strong technical leadership abilities, and most importantly you will have a genuine passion for games and drive for delivering industry leading gameplay features that will be enjoyed by millions of players with one of the largest and most passionate gaming communities in the world.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Work directly with designers to create and iterate upon best-in industry gameplay features
• Implement, debug and optimize major systems in C/C++ and other languages in the context of a large cross platform codebase
• Deploy, optimize and test gameplay software on PC and console platforms
• Contribute to game architecture, technical designs and postmortems
• Collaborate with other internal departments (art, design, audio, QA, etc.)
• Document software and features for internal and external teams
• Participate in the code review process
• Field generalist high priority gameplay tickets
• Facilitate stakeholders with unblocking workflow issues

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• Experience shipping AAA games
• Strong understanding of 3D math concepts related to game programming
• Strong understanding of C++
• The ability to work in a large and complicated code base
• Strong debugging skills
• Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals
• Passionate work ethic and high personal standards of quality
• Strong design sensibilities and outstanding communication skills
• 6+ years of experience in game programming

Extra Points:
• AAA play-control logic, especially on an FPS title
• Modern animation techniques
• Physics simulation
• Networked game logic
• AI

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position but may not be permanently so. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

About Infinity Ward

Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 ''Game of the Year'' awards and 100 ''Editor's Choice'' awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare. Infinity Ward employs more than 250 people in Woodland Hills, CA, just outside of Los Angeles.

A critically acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and talented development teams in the industry. We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent, workplace environment. We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we like to look after ours. We enjoy having fun with top-notch events that everyone gets involved with.

Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at https://www.infinityward.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InfinityWard/, and @InfinityWard on Twitter.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3v19n-34-228-52-223-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Infinity Ward

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