Senior Gameplay Programmer

Irving, TX

Post Date: 06/07/2017 Job ID: 000041DV Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: 125000.00
Senior Gameplay Programmer

Job Requirements
We are currently looking for a Senior Gameplay Programmer to add to our team. Our ideal candidate would have experience in a mid to senior level position and has delivered a successful game title. If you are a Gameplay Programmer with experience, we encourage you to apply!

What do you need for this position?
Must Haves:

Bachelor's degree related to Computer Science or equivalent experience
At least 5 years in real-time development using C/C++
Utilizing common programming practices such as OOP, Inheritance hierarchies, templates, and other common programming techniques
At least 3 years as a gameplay programmer with experience in areas such as:
Trigger Volumes
Environment Mechanics
World Gameplay Events
Entity Parent/Child Hierarchies
Player UI
Nice To Haves:

LUA Experience
Data Oriented and Data Driven Design is a big plus
At least 1 delivered game title or related software in at least one of the following genres
Survival Sandbox/Adventure
Experience building brand new systems from the ground up and seeing them through all phases of development (design, scheduling, prototyping, integration, delivery, etc)
Experience working in a team environment with excellent communication skills between technical and non-technical members of team
Able to precisely estimate time needed to complete tasks
Able to write clean and clear documentation
What will you be doing?
Develop gameplay code that utilizes the Eternus gaming engine to a 3D, procedurally generated, multi-player, and moddable game
Lead the design, implementation, and overall development related to gameplay development
Develop clean, extensible, and optimized code in a large project
Mentor Junior and Mid-Level programmers
Why you should work with us:
Build and design cutting edge technology from the ground up
Collaborative environment that encourages dialog and smart planning
Balanced quality of life with work, no ungodly hours
Technology and platform centric, no cycling out for one off game projects
Transparency on all levels, from management to community
Competitive compensation, including stock options, and great benefits
Abnormally comfortable bean bag chairs
Geek dungeon for games, awkward LARPing and other such nonsense
Company paid outings
Company provided coffee, and snacks (ok, full disclosure, they are healthy, we love you too much to feed you junk food, except Fridays, the CEO keeps buying "hearty" lunches. Also, breakfast burritos every Monday, so that's cool)
What we can offer you:
Competitive Salary
Annual bonus based on company performance
Stock options
Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability
PTO as needed, everyone's situations are different, just don't abuse the privilege
Relocation assistance for the correct candidates

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