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Backbone Entertainment

Emeryville, California - United States
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Sr. Engineer


Foundation 9 Entertainment, the largest independent game developer in the world, is always looking for talented and motivated people to join our highly-skilled, creative, and dedicated team. Spanning 10 studios across the US, Canada, the UK and India, our nearly 900 employees specialize in creating fun, quality, franchise-based videogames on every major platform. From large-scale, day and date film-based games, to recreations of classic gaming franchises, to educational games for children, our depth of capabilities in genre, audience and platform is unmatched by any other developer.

Our studios are fast-paced, fun-filled, and provide opportunities for you to have a real impact on the games you develop. We are passionate about creating awesome, innovative games while fostering creative freedom in our employees. Through it all, we constantly strive to create an environment that strikes that elusive balance between work and play.

Just as important as our dedication to making quality games is our commitment to offering our employees tangible benefits that simply work. We proudly offer:

• Competitive Pay
• Medical/Dental/Vision
• 401(k) with company match
• Long-term Disability
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Vacation/Sick Pay
• And more….

If you are skilled, detail-oriented, well-rounded and willing to fight the good fight to help make F9E not only the largest but the BEST independent game developer in the world, we’d love to hear from you!


• Build and expand game systems, IO systems, game logic/glue, new data pipelines, and entity based systems.
• Work closely with and lead other engineers providing schedules and holding meetings to coordinate your team’s efforts.
• Work with and implement advanced game engine design
• Mentor team members in advanced game engine design, console development, and advanced debugging techniques.
• Leverage the unexploited power of PS3/X360/PC to create groundbreaking technology within our multiplatform engine.

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