2K’s Cat Daddy studio, based in Kirkland, Washington, was started 20+ years ago by industry veterans and is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive within the 2K Label, so we are part of a pretty big family. And while we love being part of something so impressive, the studio is a fun, hard-working, and dedicated family of incredibly talented game developers. We have shipped games on almost every genre and platform, with a current focus on mobile games.

We are growing and seeking an experienced Unreal Engineer to join our team and support our current titles as well as a new, unannounced IP!

Job Responsibilities:

The Sr. Unreal Engineer will own major runtime systems – designing and implementing performant and maintainable solutions for our multiplatform titles. You will research, develop, debug and optimize graphics techniques applicable to large-scale, high population 3d environments, completed on platforms of widely varying capability. You will work in close collaboration with concept artists, art direction, and engineers to push the engine towards a combined vision. You will pair existing technologies with novel use and solutions – managing tools, materials, shaders, jobs and scheduling – to implement this creative vision at high quality and within performance requirements.

  • Architect and write clean, maintainable, performant code

  • Work with content and engineering partners to identify problems and validate solutions

  • Factor development efforts into prioritized tasks

  • Map the limitations of existing solutions and identify new solutions where necessary

  • Profile, optimize, configure, and tune for multiple platforms

  • Help triage build and productivity blockers

  • Model standard methodologies and supervise junior programmers as required

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 5+ years of programming experience on commercial software projects is required

  • Significant experience with Unreal Engine is required

  • Proficiency in C/C++, multithreading, 3d math, and memory systems

  • Ability to debug and optimize complex systems

  • Ability to work independently and efficiently

  • Experience shipping AAA game titles is strongly desired

  • Experience with production graphics pipelines is a plus

  • A passion for games!

At Cat Daddy, we believe diversity of experience is fundamental to crafting accessible and fun gaming experiences for *all* of our players. We encourage everyone to consider joining our team.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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