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People Can Fly is one of the leading independent AAA games development studios with an international team of hundreds of talented individuals working from offices located in Poland, UK, US, and Canada, and from all over the world thanks to our remote work programs.

Founded in 2002, we made our mark on the shooter genre with titles such as Painkiller, Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, and Outriders. We are one of the most experienced Unreal Engine studios in the industry and we are expanding it with in-house solutions called PCF Framework.

Our creative teams are currently working on several exciting AAA projects with the top publishers in the industry: Project Gemini with Square Enix and Project Dagger with Take-Two (2K), in addition to a new IP to be self-published and two other games in a concept phase. One of our IPs is also being adapted for VR technology.

With over 20 years of experience, PCF sets out to explore new horizons. We aim to combine our expertise with creativity of the best and most forward-thinking talents in the industry to work together on the new generation of action games for the global gaming community.

If you decide to accompany us on this journey, you’ll have a chance to perfect your craft and expand your knowledge, working alongside leaders in the industry on bringing a brand-new unique experience to the players worldwide.

If you feel yourself able to deliver as nobody else, take ownership of your projects, and are ready to leave a mark on a game you work on, apply now!

Job Description

The People Can Fly development team are on the lookout for a Lead User Interface Engineer. We are looking for an experienced developer, with established video game UI credentials. You will be working on best-in-class UI for AAA games for multiple platforms working closely with UX designers, game designers, and gameplay programmers to achieve that.

Our mission is to create a high-quality, responsive UI, which is vital for the best gaming experience and create a best in class user interface engineering team to help us achieve that goal. We aim to create stunning, performant interfaces with modern tools.

In this role you will

  • Lead our team of UI developers to define our UI framework and implement UI features

  • Be involved in the recruitment process for new UI developers

  • Manage and mentor developers to create a world class UI development team

  • Report status of the work and status of your team to the Technical Director

  • Collaborate with artists, designers and gameplay developers to work on cutting-edge features, improving player experience.

  • Polish UI prototypes to AAA level with attention to detail, especially with compliance, accessibility and layout.

  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code.

  • Test, debug, profile and optimize implementations.

  • Create design documentation according to team standards

  • Perform code and design reviews

  • Design and implement new UI systems, and iterate on existing ones.

Qualifications

  • At least 8 years C++ programming experience

  • Experience leading a team of engineers

  • Knowledge and experience of Unreal Engine 4

  • At least one shipped AAA project from start to finish as a Senior / Lead UI engineer

  • Strong debugging and profiling skills

  • Ability to write solid, reliable, efficient code

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Excellent communication and team attitude working with game developers from all disciplines

Additional Information

What we offer:

U.S.

  • 100% group health insurance benefit premiums paid by PCF (Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life, and Supplemental Live) and start on day 1 of employment.

  • 401K with 100% match, up to 3% of employee salary, and vested immediately.

  • Paid week off during Winter Holidays.

  • 20 paid vacation days and 5 paid sick days.

  • Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions included in the plan for members and their dependents.

  • A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.

  • Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global environment.

  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do.

  • Long term disability, short term disability, travel insurance, as well as other benefits provided.

Canada

  • Benefit package 100% paid by PCF. Insurance company reimburses 100% of claims (Up to $500 per service a year, as well as individual family coverage).

  • Full Dental coverage, including major dental and orthodontics.

  • 4% RRSP matching before tax deductions, 100% vested on day 1.

  • Paid week off during Winter Holidays.

  • 20 paid vacation days and 5 paid sick days.

  • Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions included in the plan for members and their dependents.

  • A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.

  • Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global environment.

  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do.