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Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.
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What We Need
Firaxis Games is seeking a talented and inspired Gameplay Programmer to join our award-winning development team. Firaxis is a highly collaborative and iterative environment, therefore we are looking for someone who can communicate easily and effectively with fellow coders, designers and artists.
What You’ll Do
· Implement gameplay features within an established framework.
· Design and implement modifications, reorganizations, extensions, and optimizations to existing code base.
· Work closely with designers and artists to implement their ideas, providing technical, creative, and scheduling feedback.
· Support rapid prototyping and iteration of new features and systems.
· Clearly communicate updates and concerns to their manager.
· Actively maintain skill set and knowledge base by keeping track of the latest innovations from the industry.
What Will Make You A Great Fit
· Strong C++ programming and debugging skills.
· Experience with Unreal Engine 4+.
· Excellent 3D math skills.
· Self-motivated and passionate about making games.
· Capable of conveying a range of complex technical issues to both programmers and other less technical team members.
· Good communication skills.
· 3+ years industry experience.
· Good instincts for game design and fun and innovative gameplay a plus
· Experience with programming for multiplayer/online features and systems.
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