Senior Software Engineer, Gameplay (Next-Gen MMO)

Blizzard Entertainment - Irvine, CA

Posted 736 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Engineering
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Computer Games, Entertainment
  • Job ID
    3738839

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Job description

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented and experienced gameplay programmer to join our crusade in developing top-quality games. The ideal candidate has proven experience in at least one of the following areas: combat, user interface, game systems, in addition to outstanding people-skills and a longstanding passion for playing games of multiple genres and platforms. The ideal candidate must be excited to spend some of their time providing technical leadership to the UI team in addition to other responsibilities.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement various Gameplay systems including but not limited to User Interface
  • Work closely with designers, artists, and other engineers to ensure a great player experience
  • Bring technical leadership to the User Interface in partnership with UI implementation engineers, designers and artists
  • Champion Blizzard Entertainment’s core values, especially 'Gameplay First'

Requirements

  • Extreme passion for playing and making games
  • Expert C / C++ programming skills
  • A minimum of 3 years’ game programming experience
  • Strong mathematics skills, including proficiency with trigonometry, and linear algebra
  • Experience in the design and implementation of various game systems, including user interface, game object management, AI / pathing, animation, gameplay scripting, FX, database management, or online networking
  • Speaks “Designer” and “Artist” fluently
  • Self-motivated

Pluses

  • Experience developing or maintaining a UI framework
  • 3D graphics programming experience, familiarity with Direct3D, and / or OpenGL
  • Experience with Scaleform, Iggy or similar technologies

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its affiliated companies is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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