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Roblox

Principal Software Engineer - UI Editor

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Roblox
🇺🇸 San Mateo, CA

Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We’re the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginable—across any device—reaching millions of players across the globe.

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. We’re looking for someone who’s eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isn’t afraid to have some fun either. Someone who’s ready to take Roblox—and their career—to the next level.

In 2019, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work®. We’ve fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment that’s made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless.

As a Principal Software Engineer for UI Editor on the Roblox game engine team you will work on our state of the art game engine building out the tools to help engineers and designers construct UI features across all of Roblox. No matter the platform, be it mobile or desktop or VR or consoles, you will help enable our game developers to create engaging experiences with the Roblox community using industry leading algorithms and cutting-edge technology.

You Are

  • Experienced or have transferrable skills: you've worked extensively in areas like browser/layout engines, game engines or other UI framework development systems. Intimately familiar with C++, Lua experience is a plus
    • Examples: WebKit, Blink, Gecko, Unreal, Unity, UIKit, Android UI Framework, or your own personal UI framework project!
  • Customer Centric: you write systems that can be intuitively understood by developers of varying disciplines, such as engineers, game designers, and UI designers
  • Systems-level: 3D math, pointers, templates, and raw blocks of memory are tools to write high-performance code, not your enemies
  • Resource-minded: You familiar with the challenges of working on constrained platforms like consoles or mobile devices
  • Responsible: You are thorough in your designs, rigorous in handling potential failure cases, and diligent in automated testing
  • Curious: You are keen to learn and grow. You stay informed about the latest developments in related UI technologies. You spend your time tinkering on your own personal projects around these topics

You Will

  • Develop and maintain code that powers all UI toolchains in Roblox Studio
  • Carry the torch for the future of UI development
  • Develop innovate techniques to power UI creation on the Roblox Platform to be intuitive to people of all backgrounds
  • Work closely with our game developer community and internal Roblox app developers to help achieve their creative UI vision
  • Have fun learning about what makes Roblox an amazing platform and place to work, while contributing to industry leading technologies

You'll Love

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
  • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
  • Annual CalTrain Go Pass
  • A Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

Roblox – Powering Imagination