JOB TITLE:        Senior Engine Programmer

LOCATION:        Novato, US

FUNCTION:        Engineering

REPORTS TO:   Technical Director

CONTRACT:       Perm


What We Need:

Hangar 13 is looking for a Senior Engine Programmer who enjoys a collaborative and creative work environment and is looking to push the boundaries of cutting edge 3D graphics.  Research, develop, implement, and debug high-end and photorealistic graphics techniques applicable to characters and large-scale environments.


What You Will Do:

  • Write code that fulfills the functional and technical requirements of the project
  • Provide the Lead Programmer with feedback regarding the time allotted to assigned tasks
  • Assist the artists and designers with the creation of cutting edge environments within technical requirements
  • Work with proprietary existing software technology and build new technology in order to fulfill the project’s technical requirements
  • Optimize game subsystem by taking full advantage of target hardware and architecture
  • Research coding techniques and algorithms in order to keep current on technological developments and advancements in the game industry
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks
  • Supervise junior or mid-level programmers as required
  • Participate on development of low level systems like streaming, generic serialization, entity system and more


Who We Think Will Be A Good Fit:

  • Write code that fulfills the functional and technical requirements of the project
  • Provide the Lead Programmer with feedback regarding the time allotted to assigned tasks
  • Assist the artists and designers with the creation of cutting edge environments within technical requirements
  • Work with proprietary existing software technology and build new technology in order to fulfill the project’s technical requirements
  • Optimize game subsystem by taking full advantage of target hardware and architecture
  • Research coding techniques and algorithms in order to keep current on technological developments and advancements in the game industry
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks
  • Supervise junior or mid-level programmers as required
  • Participate on development of low level systems like streaming, generic serialization, entity system and more


Who We Are:

Hangar 13 is the internal 2K development studio behind the award-winning Mafia franchise. The studio is comprised of industry veterans drawn from a diverse range of studios, who have collectively shipped hundreds of titles across a wide variety of genres. Though we hail from all over the world, and our backgrounds are wildly different, one thing binds us all together – the belief that “Every Player’s Story is Unique.”

Hangar 13 is based in four locations: Novato (California), Brighton (UK), and Brno & Prague (Czech Republic).

We work collaboratively across our 4 locations to develop games as one global team. Each of our locations provides the opportunity to work on big-budget, AAA console in a diverse and inclusive environment!

Located just 30 minutes north of San Francisco and 30 minutes south of Napa Valley wine country, Hangar 13’s Novato location has found its home within 2K’s headquarters in Northern California. Situated in Hamilton Landing inside a renovated United States Air Force base hangar, you will find our talented and passionate team within invigorating Marin County. You can walk out the door and explore famous hiking and mountain biking trails as well as the gorgeous coastline. In addition to working in an exceptional setting conducive to Hangar 13’s inclusive and creatively diverse work environment, the Bay Area also provides employees with access to vibrant nightlife, world-class cuisine, local farmers markets, great public schools, and cultural metropolitan experiences. Onsite amenities include fully equipped break areas, company sponsored food trucks and raffle prizes, new state of the art gym, subsidized fitness classes and massage therapy, electric car charging stations and much more! We are only 5 minutes off of highway 101 and a 15-minute walk from the nearest SMART station.

 

 

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