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ENGINEERING - GAMES
What We Do
Unreal projects have been leading the pack of real-time entertainment with our constantly growing team of engineering experts. We’re always improving on the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.
What You'll Do
Harmonix is looking for a Gameplay Programmer to join us in the next wave of musical gameplay! We believe that the best gameplay experiences are driven by collaboration and iteration between gameplay programmers, designers, and artists. You will play a critical role in driving future gameplay features and leading other engineers in the process.
In this role, you will
Work closely with art and design on a variety of gameplay features
Prototype and iterate and be willing to accept and respond to critical feedback
Collaborate with other engineers on technical approaches to satisfy both the surface-level and deeper, engineering-specific requirements
Optimize and fix bugs in existing gameplay systems to ensure high-quality user experiences across all platforms we support
Write robust, maintainable code
What we're looking for
Experience developing games professionally, and shipping AAA titles
An analytical mind, with strong problem-solving skills
Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect gameplay mechanics and tools
Well-versed in games and the ability to articulate what is strong/weak about the design of existing games
Experience with or desire to work in a live game environment
Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently
Creativity in problem-solving and the ability to think outside of the established solutions
Keen interest in music and music games
Experience writing multiplayer gameplay systems is a plus
This role is open to multiple locations across the US (excluding CA, NYC, & WA).
California Base Pay Range
Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.
Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!
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