Gameplay Engineer 


LightSpeed LA is seeking for a talented and enthusiastic gameplay engineer to join our new studio in sunny Irvine California. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for games and solving ambitious technical and creative problems. Join us and help build a team and culture of mutual respect and passion that pushes boundaries while having lots of fun! 


Responsibilities: 
• Design, implement, and support quality gameplay systems and tools 
• Collaborate directly and proactively with engineers, designers, artists, and QA to explore and identify needs and opportunities 
• Cultivate strong cross-disciplinary working relationships based on honesty and transparency 
• Author lean, high-performance, maintainable code 
• Actively profile and optimize the game's codebase 
• Participate in the testing and documentation of game systems and tools 
• Mentor, develop, and learn from colleagues 
• Help build and maintain an open and energetic team culture

   

Requirements: 
• Passion and enthusiasm for creating fun and engaging gameplay through iteration and innovation 
• 5+ years of professional game programming experience 
• Experience bringing a AAA (or similar scope) game to completion on PC and Consoles 
• Deep knowledge of data structures, containers, and common algorithms 
• Track record of creating systems and tools that enable rapid iteration and debugging 
• Expert in C++, debugging, and 3D math 
• Enjoy working closely with creative and technical team members 
• Strong written and verbal communication skills 
• Value lean, simple, efficient, well-tested code 
Preferred: 
• Experience working with AAA engines 
• Experience with concurrency and multithreaded programming techniques 
• Experience with game console hardware 
• Deep knowledge of animation, physics, AI, and/or networking 
• Experience building or tuning playable vehicles

 

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