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Red Rover Interactive is an exciting new game development studio founded by industry veterans from renowned companies such as Funcom, Lockwood Publishing, Bohemia Interactive, Ubisoft Reflections, and more. We're on a mission to reimagine the multiplayer gaming landscape, with an emphasis on crafting groundbreaking survival experiences that champion player agency and drama.

The Role:

We are seeking a talented and driven Intermediate Gameplay Programmer to join our dynamic development team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about game development, with a strong background in gameplay programming. You will play a crucial role in shaping the player experience by developing and implementing gameplay systems and mechanics that are both engaging and innovative.

  • Design, implement, and optimize gameplay systems and mechanics for our Survival PvP game.

  • Collaborate closely with game designers and other developers to bring game features from concept to completion.

  • Develop responsive and adaptive gameplay that works across various scenarios and player interactions.

  • Write and maintain clean, efficient, and well-documented code for gameplay features.

  • Implement and refine core gameplay mechanics in line with design specifications.

  • Work with the QA team to debug and resolve issues related to game functionality and performance.

  • Optimize gameplay features for better performance and reduced memory usage on target platforms.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Proficiency in C++ and/or C# programming languages.

  • Strong understanding of game development frameworks and Unreal Engine.

  • Experience with implementing and optimizing gameplay systems and mechanics.

  • Familiarity with multiplayer and networked game systems is a plus.

In addition, we expect you to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Game Development, or a related field, or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in game development, with a focus on gameplay programming.

How We Work:

We strongly believe that our team and culture are integral to building creative and innovative games, to this ends we prioritize an office-first approach with hybrid home working options. With office locations in Oslo, Norway, and Newcastle, UK, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment where each team member's contribution is valued. 

The Application Process:

If you know someone on the team, feel free to reach out directly - a personal recommendation speaks volumes. Our hiring process is streamlined to respect your time. Expect an introductory call with our Head of People, followed by a formal interview and skills assessment. In the final interview, you’ll meet the remaining founding members to learn about our vision and strategy.

Are you a trailblazer yearning to make a substantial impact? We’re seeking self-driven professionals who:

  • Flourish in a fast-paced startup environment.

  • Take initiative and drive development forward.

  • Adapt effortlessly to wearing multiple hats.

  • Foster innovation through a fail-fast mindset.

If this resonates with you, we invite you to join the ranks of Red Rover Interactive!