Gameplay Lead / Senior Engineer
York HR Solutions - Los Angeles, CA

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Our client is a newly established and dynamic start-up company; an integrated developer and publisher of high quality games primarily on tablets and on smartphones. They are assembling an all-star team of development talents to create a new IP. Led by four vibrant industry savvy veterans, the company is located in the L.A. area.

They are seeking an experienced Gameplay Lead/Senior Engineer to select and integrate major game systems and architecture features for their premier title. Working with a tight-knit team to create software frameworks and architecture designs that sets their game apart, this is a hands-on role with responsibilities for tasking major architectural components and working directly on game features throughout the product lifecycle.

The Gameplay Lead/Senior Engineer will build trust, have strong leadership skills with experience managing game engineer teams, and be the type of leader who is able to jump right in to help their team solve problems.

With the ability to ability to perform deep technology investigations and assessments during critical project phases, you’ll collaborate with equally talented designers and engineers in an environment where the decisions you make will directly impact the success of the game. For most, this is overwhelming – for you, it’s an exhilarating challenge you thrive in.

To be considered for this very important position you must have an in-depth knowledge of the game developing process with solid working knowledge and understanding of software design and project management techniques. A key part of this role requires strong leadership and supervisory abilities involving 5-8 years experience in the game development industry. Development experience on AAA game high profile mobile titles is a plus. Objective C and C/C++ required. Engineering experience with iOS and/or Android is highly advantageous.

Additionally the ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas:

- BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent formal qualifications
- Practical knowledge of mobile, platforms middleware technologies, strengths and weaknesses (i.e. Unity, Unreal, Havok Vision, etc)
- Experience in tools development and content pipeline development (Max/Maya), including experience with asset management tools (2D + 3D)
- C#/LUA/Java Scripts considered a plus
- Project Management tools and techniques (Agile/Scrum, Jira, GreenHopper, MS Project, Hansoft, etc)

Being part of a start-up is the hardest yet most rewarding job you’ll ever have. If this opportunity sounds as exciting to you as it does to us, come join us. Send your cover letter and resume with ‘Application: Gameplay Lead’ in the subject line. Applicants must be authorised to work in the US.

While all applications are appreciated, only candidates suitable for this opportunity will be contacted for interview.

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Our client is a newly established and dynamic start-up company; an integrated developer and publisher of high quality games primarily on...