Do you like building reactive and dynamic worlds? Do you care about filling characters with the feel of life and fluid motion?

At Treyarch, we want to push the capabilities of physics simulations, vehicle gameplay, motion synthesis and animation systems across the Call of Duty Universe!

If that sounds appealing, then you could be an excellent fit for our Treyarch Gameplay team! We are looking for engineers with a strong background in math who can apply their skills to develop exciting features for Call of Duty.

As a Senior Physics Gameplay Engineer, you will be working closely with our designers, animators, artists, and fellow engineers to bring the Call of Duty experience to a whole new level for millions of fans to enjoy.

What to expect…

To join our team, you will need to harness your strengths in C/C++ to debug, tune and optimize gameplay systems such as physics, vehicle simulation, character locomotion, cloth simulation, collision detection, destructible objects and more.

What you’ll do…

  • Collaborate with designers, animators, and other content developers to craft immersive new gameplay technologies and features.

  • Contribute to content and functionality designs.

  • Improve physics, vehicle, animation, and other similar domain pipelines to boost team efficiency.

  • Engage in playtests with your teammates and offer feedback, discuss gameplay, and analyze performance or game fidelity.

  • Show newcomers how to build believable worlds and sharpen their skills through mentoring of less experienced engineering teammates.

To succeed you should have…

  • A strong passion for helping make games move well and feel fun and enjoyable for our fans.

  • A college degree in Computer Science, or equivalent education or experience that enables you to work within our C/C++ code systems.

  • The strong 3D math and linear algebra skills required to work on physics, animation, and dynamic simulation code.

  • The ability to team up with dev partners across the studio and the Call of Duty franchise to brainstorm ideas, align on goals, roadmap, iterate, and get things to the finish line.

You are a great fit if your philosophy is to...

  • Commit to doing things the right way, even when it is difficult.

  • Value diversity and differences in others.

  • Ensure discussions include every voice that has something to say.

  • Strive to learn from the knowledge and experiences of those around you.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.


Founded in 1996, Treyarch is a videogame studio whose purpose is to create awesome games for the world to enjoy. With this purpose in mind, we crafted the award winning Call of Duty: Black Ops series and pioneered the fan favorite Zombies mode.

At Treyarch, we empower the team to be individually driven to innovate on our games, processes, and culture. How we do things is just as important as what we do.

Studio culture and development, we believe it’s a team effort and that collaboration and hearing one another is key. Every day we face the large and small challenges together and every voice matters.

These values guide us in our mission to create moments that matter. Both to the players and to us, the creators. In an era where triumphs and defeats are readily shared, seeing players engage with our creations gives us great pride. Come help us create that next moment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.