Senior Gameplay Engineer

Founded in 2014 by Cliff Bleszinski, Boss Key Productions is a video game development studio based in the heart of Raleigh, NC. BKP believes in an agile, no-nonsense approach to product and studio building with an emphasis on high quality product in a friendly environment while remaining as transparent as possible to the gaming community.

Boss Key Productions is looking for a talented and driven Senior Gameplay Engineer to help design and implement the future of dynamic, competitive multiplayer shooters.

  • Work as part of the Gameplay team in a highly collaborative environment
  • Design, prototype and fully implement new gameplay
  • Design and maintain complex software systems
  • At least 5 years experience as a gameplay engineer and 2 shipped titles
  • Have deep and current knowledge of multiplayer gameplay programming
  • Excellent at programming player-focused features
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++
  • Strong 2D/3D math
  • Intuitive understanding of action gameplay
  • Experience with networking, replication, prediction, lag compensation, cheat protection
  • Experience with physics, inputs, AI, sound, engine and game systems
  • Capable of quick prototyping and rapid iteration to find the fun
  • Creative problem solver, don't take no for an answer
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Passionate gamer
Bonus Points!
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or Lua and visual scripting tools
  • Capable of debugging optimized code
  • Deep knowledge of competitive multiplayer games, especially shooters, fighting games and strategy games.
  • Figure out how to implement Doc Ock walking on walls and ceilings while shooting a fully automatic twelve barrel rocket launcher in a multiplayer FPS.

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