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Valkyrie Entertainment

Gameplay Systems Engineer

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Valkyrie Entertainment
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Seattle, WA

Company Description

Valkyrie Entertainment, located in downtown Seattle, is currently looking for a Gameplay Systems Engineer to join our development team to help us deliver games that are high-quality, exciting, and most importantly, great player experiences!

Our debut title, Guns Up!β„’, published by Sony, was developed and released for Playstation 4 and Steam. We are currently partnered with a AAA studio co-developing a multiplayer co-op action game in Unreal 4.

Job Description

As a Gameplay Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for fully scoping, creating, and supporting core gameplay systems. You have experience doing what it takes to get a game running smoothly, have built an arsenal of demonstrable code, and thrive on solving challenges before others have even identified them.

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Write well architected, extensible, and performant code that will be seen on millions of devices.
  • Scope, communicate, and execute on deep design-driven mechanics.
  • Own the overall gameplay architecture, identify risks, and communicate every step of the way.
  • Ensure delivery of all scheduled tasks.
  • Write and maintain documentation with architectural diagrams for all created systems.
  • Qualifications
  • 3+ years of game development experience on PC, console, or mobile titles.
  • Experience delivery high-quality AI, audio, navigation, economy, IO or other related systems.
  • Experience working with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrable coding ability in C++ / Blueprints.
  • Demonstrable ability to scope all work from concept to delivery.
  • Attention for detail and correctness.
  • Self-starting projects, and knowing when to pull the plug.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for video games.
  • Previous experience using Unreal 4 Engine
  • Experience working with designers and/or creative leads.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience working in an online / multiplayer environment on at least one β€œAAA” title is a plus.