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Senior Gameplay Programmer

at 2K Sports

Posted: 4/23/2019
Job Reference #: 2626

Job Description

SENIOR GAMEPLAY PROGRAMMER, Brighton, UK

 


What We Need:  

Hangar 13 is looking for a Senior Gameplay Engineer to design, develop, write, implement, and debug code for new and upgraded software products.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Work with an interdisciplinary agile team of artists, designers, and engineers to design, prototype, and implement new gameplay features
  • Provide the Lead Engineer with feedback regarding the time allotted to assigned tasks and implementation concerns
  • Generate system documentation and test cases for assigned systems
  • Collaborate with the QA staff to identify and fix bugs in a timely manner
  • Work with proprietary existing software technology and build new technology in order to fulfill the project’s technical requirements
  • Adhere to the project’s coding standards
  • Research coding techniques and algorithms in order to keep current on technological developments and advancements in the game industry
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks
  • Help mentor and support more junior members of the team



Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 5+ years of programming experience in a creative environment
  • Shipped one or more AAA game titles
  • Experience developing for game consoles
  • Experience working on core online gameplay systems
  • Experience working on multi-platform software projects


Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills with an interest in collaborating with other non-technical disciplines
  • Expertise in C / C++
  • Strong 3D math skill
  • Ability to learn and master new technologies and code



​​Who We Are:
 

Hangar 13 is the internal 2K development studio behind the award-winning Mafia III. The studio is comprised of industry veterans drawn from a diverse range of studios, who have collectively shipped hundreds of titles across a wide variety of genres. Though we hail from all over the world, and our backgrounds are wildly different, one thing binds us all together – the belief that “Every Player’s Story is Unique.”
 
Hangar 13 is based in four locations: Novato (California), Brighton (UK), and Brno & Prague (Czech Republic). We are currently hard at work on our next AAA titles.
 
This role is based at our Brighton location, who partner with the other Hangar 13 sites to develop all of our games as one global team. Hangar 13’s Brighton location provides the opportunity to work on big-budget, AAA console and PC games in the coolest city in the UK!

 

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