Gameplay Programmer

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***This position has the flexibility to be fully remote***

Gameplay Programmer

Sony Bend Studio, renowned creator of Days Gone, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, and Syphon Filter, is seeking outstanding talent to join our passionate and creative family in crafting our next high-profile AAA console title.

We are seeking a Gameplay Programmer to contribute to our development process on a AAA game. This position specializes in specific areas of programming that centers around the architecture and implementation of game engine code systems used for the creation and development of a game application.

Responsibilities:

  • Key contributor to the development of technology, systems and tools that support game design requirements. This includes, but is not limited to game logic, character behaviors, state-based animations selection, motion systems, scripted mini-games, physics systems, collision systems, rendering, particle effects, entities systems, camera logic, audio support.
  • Maintaining a thorough knowledge of the games design to manage communication and enable early identification of issues.
  • Collaborating with the production team to develop all aspects of the specified game-play experience from a technical perspective.
  • Providing input and/or developing the technical design and vision through all phases of the game development cycle, from pre-production through final product release.
  • Maintaining a clear understanding of personal task lists and project milestones to ensure set goals will be met from a scope, schedule or game-play perspective.
  • Clearly communicating updates and concerns to their manager.
  • Managing requests or information needs regarding any aspect of the technical creation process with the appropriate members of the development team.
  • Actively maintaining skill-set and knowledge base by keeping track of the latest innovations from the industry in a specialized area of personal expertise.
  • Create and maintain multiplayer gameplay systems in code and script

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years industry or related experience.
  • 1 or more published titles.
  • Strong 3D Math skills.
  • Strong C/C++ experience.
  • Strong understanding of current data structures, algorithms and methodologies.
  • Wide-range of game application and game engine skills (e.g., AI, physics, camera, animation, audio, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Current and Next Gen game console experience strongly desired.
  • B.S. in computer science, engineering or relevant curriculum.
  • Multiplayer game experience preferred

 

 

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Location: Bend, OR

Date posted: 2021-12-11