Game Engineer

Game Engineer
Los Angeles, CA
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We’re looking for a talented Game Engineer to help us bring the magical world of Xadia to life in our new multiplayer game based on the Emmy® Award-winning Netflix series, The Dragon Prince!

As a Game Engineer, you will work closely with our Design and Art teams to build, improve, and innovate on the technology that empowers core gameplay features. You will create efficient, high-quality code, develop and maintain implementation systems that serve as the foundation for our player-focused game philosophy, abd collaborate cross-functionally to solve complex problems (always with the player's positive experience in mind).

You Will:

  • Work with designers to develop and maintain gameplay features such as character behavior, effects, VFX, sound, camera behavior, and animation
  • Develop and maintain underlying game implementation systems: custom scripting, UI flow, I/O, Editor plugins
  • Implement UX: 2D interface, sound, FX
  • Develop and maintain correct, organized, efficient, and well-tested code
  • Actively contribute to the growth of a startup studio. Lead by example, including demonstrating a willingness to give and receive feedback, collaborate with others to share techniques, ideas, and contribute to a positive working environment

You Are:

  • Passionate constantly learning and mentor those around you
  • Creative by nature with strong problem solving skills
  • Adept at working with a high degree of self-direction and motivation
  • Proficient in verbal and written communication of technical concepts

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years game programming experience
  • Proficiency in C++ and one or more other languages, e.g. C#, Racket, Python
  • Proficiency in most of the following areas: gameplay, physics, 3D graphics/rendering, game logic, networking, optimization

Desired Qualifications:

  • Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • Proven track record in at least one shipped title

The annual base pay range for this position in Los Angeles, California is $120,000 USD - $200,000 USD. Pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and overall experience. In addition to base pay, all full-time positions will receive equity, flexible PTO, unlimited sick leave, parental leave, a full range of medical, dental, and vision insurance, and relocation support as part of the overall compensation package.

Wonderstorm Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees, and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.