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LeFort Talent Group

Toronto, - Canada
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Gameplay Programmer - Intermediate to Senior level

Description

Our client is a studio backed by a renowned publisher working on a well-established IP.
They seek an intermediate or senior Gameplay Programmer to collaborate with them in the delivery of a first-person action adventure video game.

Responsibilities:

  • Build tools and gameplay features within Unreal Engine 4.
  • Collaborate iteratively with design, art and other engineers to develop and support key systems.
  • Contribute to technical design discussions and write simple, maintainable software
  • Resolve bugs 

Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or relevant experience
  • 5 years of experience in C++ and optimizing code*
  • Experience in gameplay, AI, and design**
  • A natural curiosity for all aspects of game development and a willingness to work on a wide variety of systems.
  • Motivated self starter who can execute with limited supervision
  • Experience as part of a team that has shipped a video game; must have shipped a minimum of 1 or more titles
  • Successful applicants need to show code samples and complete a coding test

Bonus Assets:

  • Experience developing on video-game consoles is preferred
  • Experience working with Unreal 4
  • Familiarity with Data-Oriented Design principles and the ECS architecture
  • Experience with dynamic AI systems such as GOAP, HTN, and Utility Systems
  • Animation systems programming

Benefits

Salary, healthcare benefits, unlimited PTO, HSA also
Working with an experienced senior crew, smaller studio environment (nimble and smart, not bloated and bureaucratic)
Wednesdays are work from home days
Fun perks

Ideally work for this nimble experienced team in Toronto, possible remote work during Covid but ideally would love to relo you to Toronto, Canada.

Ideal candidates must have successfully shipped at least 1-2 titles or more in their career.