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Senior Gameplay Programmer
San Diego, CA (Sorrento Valley)
Are you an experienced game developer with a penchant for high quality, 3rd person, Action/Adventure games? Do you enjoy PlayStation’s library of games and their top-tier studios? Have you always known how beautiful San Diego is, but never found an opportunity to live there?
Then this is the opportunity for you!
Sony PlayStation is building a new game development team in partnership with the Visual Arts Service Group (VASG), an award-winning, full-production studio that specializes in Animation, Motion Capture, Cinematics, Art and Scanning. This is the same world-class team known for its contributions to beloved franchises like Uncharted, Death Stranding, God of War and more. For more than a decade, we have shared knowledge, support and cutting-edge techniques with the very best developers in the industry: Naughty Dog, Kojima Productions, Guerrilla Games, Santa Monica Studios, Sucker Punch Productions, Bend Studio, Japan Studio, Insomniac Games and more.
This high visibility project is being developed in collaboration with a major Sony development studio. Though currently unannounced, we have a clear vision and plan to release. The new game development team will leverage our existing expertise and premier talent, guaranteeing a high visual quality bar for the title.
Don’t wait… we want to hear from you!
- Implement existing gameplay systems into a new framework
- Partner with the designers and artists to bring gameplay to life
- Contribute to the design process of gameplay features
- Prototyping and refining gameplay features
- Degree in Computer Science or 5 years minimum professional experience
- Strong C++ programming ability
- Thorough understanding of 3D math
- Experience with Python and Lisp scripting language
- Strong problem-solving ability
- Strong and effective communication skills
- Self-motivated with an ability to take initiative
- A passion for playing and developing exceptional games
- Previous experience shipping a 3rd person action game
- Console programming experience
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