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Incubation Senior Gameplay Engineer

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Overview

Are you inspired to create a hopeful new game world that brings players together from all over the planet? Do you dream of new game experiences the world has never seen? We are seeking a highly technical and team-oriented Senior Gameplay Engineer who is incredibly excited to help build an online sandbox game unlike anything Bungie has ever created. This is a unique industry opportunity to join a team at the beginning of its journey and help innovate and craft the identity of the next generation of gaming.

You are a strong generalist and a resourceful self-starter who is adaptive to a changing environment. You’ll use a wide range of technologies to build game features on the path to production and work closely with designers and artists to realize their vision. As part of a diverse company that prizes creativity and technical excellence, you will work closely with a fun and inspirational cross-discipline team motivated to create the best games in the world. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Efficiently deliver prototype code, production workflows, and tools 
  • With minimal oversight, design and build a wide range of technology and systems to support the evolving needs of the team
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to teammates, ranging from short-term problem solving to long-term roadmap planning. 
  • Collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to create new irresistible game experiences 
  • Build trust and help other engineers tackle challenging problems while sensibly managing technology risks 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Experience writing game code in any programming language 
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with customers of different technical and non-technical backgrounds to help them navigate technology and achieve their goals 
  • Comfortable working in all phases of development from prototyping to production to post release
  • Strong emotional intelligence and consensus building skills 

NICE-TO-HAVE SKILLS

  • Experience working in C#  
  • Experience working with game engines such as Unreal or Unity
  • Experience with a variety of current game engines building for many platforms (PC, Console, Mobile, VR) 
  • Technical expertise in AAA game dynamic simulation, networking, and/or virtual worlds 
  • Experience working on MMOs or other large multiplayer online games 
  • Breadth of perspective of global game culture and emerging trends 

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