At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, San Jose, Vancouver and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

 

Who We Are:

At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

 

What We Need:

Our Foothill Ranch, CA studio is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our development efforts on an exciting new open world driving game! Within this role, you will be focused on interfacing with our various back end systems such as matchmaking, persistence, and others, making the online experience of our game shine.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Work with UI and gameplay engineers to develop a clean online experience.
  • Implement game-specific applets for back ends as needed.
  • Work with the back-end development team(s) to ensure the game’s needs are met.
  • Implement generic interfaces to multiple console systems as needed for things like commerce and party systems.
  • Refine matchmaking rules as needed to optimize for our game’s needs.

 

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

  • 3+ years of experience in game programming
  • Meaningful experience working in online systems for game consoles
  • Understanding of distributed and scalable systems
  • Experience with multithreaded programming
  • High proficiency in C / C++
  • Ability to diagnose and solve problems quickly and independently
  • Ability to learn and master complicated code systems
  • Ability to write clean, bug-free, well-documented, and efficient code

 

Pluses:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 online systems

 

The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $120,000 and $180,000 per year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors..

Please note that Visual Concepts Entertainment and 2K Games never uses instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews. When emailing, only use VCentertainment.com and 2K.com accounts.

To learn more about Visual Concepts and our studio locations, check out our website at www.vcentertainment.com

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