Senior Gameplay Engineer | Now Recruiting 

DAM is seeking Senior Unity Engineers who are willing to work onsite in Orange County, California. 

Location

  • Orange County, CA – Onsite Employment required, relocation assistance provided

Job Type

  • Permanent, Full-Time Employment
  • Base + Bonus + Benefits

 

Additional DAM Insight

  • Internal dev studio at one of the top game publishers
  • Startup mentality at the studio, but backed financially making it very stable
  • Project = AAA 3rd Person Open World Game (PS5, Xbox SX, PC – Unreal Engine 5)
  • Highly competitive base and equity
  • Executive and senior leadership hail from the likes Rockstar Games, Respawn Entertainment, 2K Games, and Insomniac and continue to honor their pledge to foster a “crunch-free and inclusive” studio culture

Summary

Our Client is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Senior Gameplay Engineer that has a strong passion for games and solving ambitious technical and creative problems. Join them and help build a team and culture of mutual respect and passion that pushes boundaries while having lots of fun!

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and support quality gameplay systems and tools
  • Collaborate directly and proactively with engineers, designers, artists, and QA to explore and identify needs and opportunities
  • Cultivate strong cross-disciplinary working relationships based on honesty and transparency
  • Author lean, high-performance, maintainable code
  • Actively profile and optimize the game’s codebase
  • Participate in the testing and documentation of game systems and tools
  • Mentor, develop, and learn from colleagues
  • Help build and maintain an open and energetic team culture

Requirements

  • Passion and enthusiasm for creating fun and engaging gameplay through iteration and innovation
  • 5+ years of professional game programming experience
  • Experience bringing a large-scale game title to completion on PC and consoles
  • Expert in C++, debugging, and 3D math
  • Enjoy working closely with creative and technical team members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Value lean, simple, efficient, well-tested code

Preferred

  • Experience working with AAA engines
  • Experience with game console hardware
  • Deep knowledge of animation, physics, AI, and/or networking
  • Experience building or tuning physical vehicles
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