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.

 

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 ensuring the moment to moment networked multiplayer experience is the best it can be.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Ensure that players have a cohesive and seamless online experience
  • Work closely with gameplay engineers to ensure all gameplay systems are architected for and working well in a multiplayer environment
  • Optimize network communication in our game
  • Implement prediction and correction techniques to reduce issues with rubberbanding and minimize the effects of latency
  • Measure and optimize dedicated server performance
  • Develop technical guidelines to aid the team in working within network constraints
  • Propose and implement solutions to mitigate cheating and other unwanted behaviors

 

Who Will Be a Great Fit:

  • 5+ years of experience in game programming
  • Meaningful experience writing networked multiplayer in fast-paced games
  • Understanding of distributed and scalable systems
  • Experience with multithreaded programming
  • High proficiency in C++
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 networking
  • You love games (not just ours!)

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

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