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Senior Unreal Gameplay Engineer

SHRAPNEL

SHRAPNEL

Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

The Shrapnel team is seeking bright minds from every culture, discipline, and background to join us on a new creative endeavor.

We’re a mission-focused team with industry roots in world-class game development, studio building, and platform creation.

Our goal is empowering the world to share in our playful collaboration at the intersection of gaming, creation, and ownership.

The Shrapnel team is seeking bright minds from every culture, discipline, and background to join us on a new creative endeavor.

We’re a mission-focused team with industry roots in world-class game development, studio building, and platform creation.

Our goal is empowering the world to share in our playful collaboration at the intersection of gaming, creation, and ownership.

Our game is the central ingredient to our success. Come join our mission to create the future of entertainment. On this team, you will be part of our game engineering team. You will own various components from player controls, game AI, animation, etc. Your ideas will matter.

The Job

Architect and develop core gameplay features for a blockchain-enabled AAA extraction shooter, using Unreal Engine. Your role is to create designer-friendly, expandable gameplay systems while optimizing for memory, CPU, and networking.

  • Partner with game designers and engineers to realize the game's vision.
  • Lead the development of core gameplay features using Unreal Engine.
  • Design and implement gameplay systems aligned with design requirements.
  • Develop systems that accommodate future expansion.
  • Write high-quality, maintainable code with performance optimization in mind.

Who Will Be A Great Fit

We welcome your uniqueness. Research shows that diverse teams do the best work. Our customers are all over the world, and from all walks of life. It's important that we’re not all the same, so that we can draw on our differences, what we’ve experienced, and how we think.

  • Passion for gameplay development
  • Expert in the Unreal engine
  • A track record of crafting complex gameplay systems in a client/server environment
  • Owned major feature areas in at least two shipped games
  • Ability to navigate complex issues and drive solutions across discipline boundaries
  • Strong coding skills, prioritizing clarity and adaptability.
  • Established ability to write clean, readable, and adaptable source code
  • Team player with potential for leadership.
  • Sets a positive example of process, problem-solving, and personal character for more junior team members
  • Ability to communicate effectively

The Perks

  • Competitive Salary and excellent Benefits.
  • Flexible hours, with the potential of remote working.
  • Visibility and input to business strategy, including technology and creative partners.
  • Autonomy and latitude within your role.
  • Seattle’s healthy living and vibrant city culture.
  • Tight knit, highly experienced, fun-loving team.

Additional Information:

The base salary range for this full-time position is $120,000 - $200,000 + stocks + tokens + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Employment Type: Full-time, Hybrid, Open to Remote

Seniority Level: Mid-Level

Industry: Video Games, Blockchain, IT

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Networking, Internet, Policy, Data Protection

The Fine Print

At Shrapnel we prefer working in-office, together. We believe working in the same space can accelerate progress, improve collaboration, and is definitely more fun. But in-office work doesn't make sense for everyone at this time, and technology makes certain remote work possible. So for certain roles we are open to discussing remote work. Please apply and we’ll decide case by case.

NEON Machine Inc and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

The Fine Print

At Shrapnel we prefer working in-office, together. We believe working in the same space can accelerate progress, improve collaboration, and is definitely more fun. But in-office work doesn't make sense for everyone at this time, and technology makes certain remote work possible. So for certain roles and perfect candidates we are open to discussing remote work. Please apply and we’ll decide case by case. In all cases, though, you must be allowed to work in the US without a visa.

We’re following WA state’s health guidelines regarding COVID-19. We make every effort keep our office safe and our employees healthy. No one comes to work sick, not even a sniffle. Our office is big enough to stay 6-feet apart easily, but if you’re in a meeting where distance is not possible and you’re not vaccinated then we require a mask (vaccinated folks might want to wear one too, your choice). Hand sanitizer is always close by, and the nightly janitor crew sanitizes work surfaces for the next day. We believe in the benefits of vaccines, but don’t require it. For now, masks are required in the public areas of our building, whether vaccinated or not, but if you’re working alone in a room you don’t need to wear a mask.https://coronavirus.wa.gov/information-for/business/workplace-safety-guidance

NEON Machine Inc and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.