High Voltage Software is a world-class, award-winning game developer with over 25 years’ experience. From first-person shooters to collectible card games to platformers- if you can dream it, we can make it.

High Voltage prides itself on creating high-quality interactive content and crafting immersive experiences that take players to unimaginable worlds. Creating these worlds requires a massive amount of talent from design, art, audio, and engineering. Everyone at High Voltage is a contributor and collaborator.

Combining outside the box problem solving with an efficient and proven production process, our diverse workplace culture allows us to create unique and rich experiences for players all over the globe.

We are currently looking to add experienced Gameplay Programmers to join our growing Engineering team. Based out our awesome New Orleans office a mere stones throw from the city's famed French Quarter, you will use your amazing C++ skills to play a critical role in driving future gameplay features for a wide variety of games and clients - from indie to AAA!

We believe that the best gameplay experiences are driven by collaboration and iteration between gameplay programmers, designers, and artists. As an experienced programmer, you will design new features, implement them within schedule, and fix bugs with minimal weekly direction from your team lead.

Some of the cool stuff you'll be doing:

  • Work closely with art and design to create and iterate on gameplay features
  • Use rapid prototyping while ensuring that strong architectural and algorithmic decisions are made
  • Be willing to accept and respond to critical feedback
  • Support technical excellence of our games on multiple platforms
  • Improve existing gameplay systems
  • Contribute ideas toward all aspects of the game’s production and development
  • Write robust, maintainable code


What you bring to the table:

  • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Unreal Engine development experience
  • Experience developing games professionally on PC and consoles with shipped titles - previous experience with AAA titles would be a huge plus!
  • A keen analytical mind, with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect gameplay mechanics and tools
  • Strong math skills
  • Well versed in games and the ability to articulate what is strong/weak about the design of existing games (an interest in online games is preferred)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working on a live service game
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently
  • An in-depth understanding of how gameplay works and how to create fun, meaningful experiences for the player
  • Passion for video games


What's in it for you?

Apart from the opportunity to work with a cool group of people working on some of the most iconic games, we also offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company Dental insurance and Vision insurance
  • Comprehensive Medical insurance (with HSA plan options)
  • Company paid short and long term disability
  • Life insurance options
  • 401K plan (with option to match)
  • Company Events
  • Stocked kitchen – Free food!
  • Casual work environment
  • Fitness reimbursement

If you have the same passions we do, and want to work with some of the most creative and talented minds in the industry, then we want to hear from you!

High Voltage Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.