Gameplay Engineer

Hangar 13  |   Type of Contract: Full-time

What We Need:

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

What Will You Do:

  • Work with an interdisciplinary agile team of artists, designers, and programmers to design, prototype, and implement new gameplay features
  • Provide the Lead Programmer 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

Who We Think Will Be A Good Fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 2+ years of programming experience in a creative environment
  • Experience developing for games, preferably action, FPS or 3PS titles
  • Excellent communication skills with an interest in collaborating with other non-technical disciplines
  • Expertise in C / C++
  • Strong 3D math skills
  • Ability to learn and master new technologies and code
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under deadlines
  • Experience developing for game consoles
  • One or more shipped PC or console game titles
  • Experience working on core gameplay systems and/or AI
  • Experience working on multi-platform software projects

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 work collaboratively across our 4 locations to develop games as one global team. Each of our locations provides the opportunity to work on big-budget, AAA console in a diverse and inclusive environment!