Senior Gameplay Engineer
Vicarious Visions - Albany, NY

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Senior Gameplay Engineer

Vicarious Visions, developer of numerous award winning games, including Skylanders Spyro Adventure, Guitar Hero: On Tour, Tony Hawk, and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 is seeking a passionate, motivated, and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our team of talented developers in creating next generation games across all platforms.


A Senior Gameplay Engineer is a highly capable engineer with broad technical mastery capable of providing leadership in multiple disciplines related to development of video games and/or the related enabling tools and technologies.

Seniors are owners of complex design and development efforts, often leaders of a development team, and are expected to work with a high degree of independence, initiative and self-direction.


Implement, debug and optimize systems in C++ and other languages.

Strong background in computer graphics and current rendering techniques.

Lead the design of complex software systems through consultation and coordination with other software engineers, game designers, visual artists and audio engineers.

Lead and participate in design and code reviews.

Assist and mentor other engineers in areas of domain expertise or specialization.

Help to define and implement the studio technical strategy. Promote group standards and best practices.

Investigate and adopt new game technologies, practices, tools and systems.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

At least 5-10 years experience in the game industry or other relevant experience

Strong OO design and development in C++. C# is a plus.

Experience with modern game platforms including: Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DX11.

Mastery of one or more fundamental game technologies. Graphics, networking and AI are especially valued but other skills such as 3D math, video game physics and audio are needed as well.

Ability to collaborate and communicate with other engineers to obtain optimal results.

A passion for developing high quality games.

Special consideration for experience with mobile game development technologies: iOS & Xcode, Android development, HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, Unity, C#, Facebook, LAMP stack

Come work with us on our exciting new titles! We offer a modern work setting, an outstanding compensation and benefits package, a fun team environment, impressively affordable living, and an exceptional quality of life. Please apply at



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United States-New York-Albany


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