Senior Gameplay Engineer

Job typeEngineering, Game Development/Publishing
BusinessWB Games San Diego
LocationUnited States, California, Carlsbad, United States, California, San Diego
TypeFull Time
Posted DateOct. 27, 2020

WB Games San Diego is creating the next generation of high quality, cross-platform games that bring iconic and beloved characters to life. Join our growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic new studio as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.

The Position


WB Games San Diego is seeking a Senior Gameplay Software Engineer to join our growing team of talented industry veterans.


This person will work closely with the project engineering, art, and design leads to develop high-quality game features for AAA games for Next Generation platforms. They must demonstrate high competency for gameplay and feature development and a true passion for game development.


The ideal candidate is hard-working, hands-on, self-motivated, process-driven, and customer-oriented. This individual has a passion for developing software applications using a variety of technologies.


What part will you play?

  • You will be developing and implementing key game systems and features, as well as integrating with internal and external shared services and libraries.
  • Participate in all parts of the development process from concept through to live-ops
  • Work closely with the project engineering team to architect and develop high quality, low-latency, and highly responsive code
  • Perform peer code reviews and champion a high standard of code excellence
  • Collaborate with the design team to build gameplay systems and supporting tools
  • Work with design and product teams for feature viability, costing, design completeness, and risk assessment
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide design guidance on new features
  • Self-manage programming tasks and coordinate with the production team
  • Assess new market trends, features, technologies, and emerging techniques to stay competitive

What do we need from you?

  • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience, working on cross-functional teams
  • Experience on at least two successfully-published game titles or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or a related field) or equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency in C++ (Templates, Exception Handling, Multi-Threading, etc.)
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures
  • Strong 3d Math (Linear Algebra, Vector/Matrix Math, Quaternions, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Console and/or PC development best practices
  • Proficient experience with the Unreal Engine 4 (Core systems, player input, game modes, user interfaces, etc.)
  • Understanding of the Unreal Engine 4 Multiplayer and Network Protocols
  • Exceptional understanding of all game development disciplines and their inputs into the content pipeline
  • Strong problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills
  • Clear, concise, and transparent communicator - both written and verbal
  • Be a self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Ability to self-manage when given prioritized goals and objectives
  • Seek out opportunities to improve technically and professionally
  • A passion for video games

Good to Have

  • Understanding of Unreal Engine Blueprints
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge working with git
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python
  • Interest and ability to learn other programming languages as needed

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.