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Senior Gameplay Engineer

Super Evil Megacorp


The Studio is a company that creates engaging and technically outstanding games. They are seeking a Senior Gameplay Engineer who will design, build, and optimize core gameplay technologies for their games. The ideal candidate should have a passion for programming, a rock-solid understanding of game engine architecture, and experience in optimizing code for performance, scalability, and clarity. The candidate should also have at least eight years of professional work experience as an engineer, a Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, and experience working closely with game designers. The position offers a base annual salary range of $65,000 - $170,000, along with a package of benefits, including healthcare coverage, unlimited PTO, a remote work environment, flex working schedule, parental leave support, 100% 401k match on the first 3% of your contribution, and paid local hangout meals and events. The company encourages candidates to apply even if they don't meet every requirement on the job description.

Job description

We are a company for gamers, by gamers. We believe that truly good and deeply compelling games are timeless and will ultimately prevail over fine-tuned shallow addiction cycles. Our mission is to make deeply engaging and technically outstanding games, while embracing all the opportunities of cross-platform, new business models and a games industry in flux.

We are looking for motivated and highly skilled people who share our love for making outstanding games. You will need to be ready to take on the task of being part of a small but experienced and dedicated team, not be afraid to get your hands dirty, and have a can-do attitude. Join us! It’s going to be a thrilling ride.

As a senior gameplay engineer, you’ll design, build and optimize the core gameplay technologies that lie at the heart of our game. Ultimately, you influence the backbone and infrastructure that runs our games, enable our designers and artists to build even more amazing characters, worlds and experiences and preferably enable experiences that our players would previously have thought to be impossible on the platform at hand. You’ll be working shoulder-to-shoulder with the game designers, designing new technologies that expand the gameplay in ways never before thought possible.


  • You have a passion for programming and a talent for building fast, efficient and scalable gameplay technology.
  • You have a rock-solid understanding of overall game engine architecture.
  • You have a talent for optimizing code for performance, scalability and clarity.
  • You’ve worked on, completed and shipped several games.
  • You have eight years (or more) professional work experience as an engineer.
  • You are very fluent in C++
  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in computer science or related field and/or equivalent work experience.
  • You are comfortable working closely with game designers, and have your own opinions on game design
  • You have strong troubleshooting skills.

A resume and cover letter is required for consideration.

The base annual salary range for this position in the United States is $65,000 - $170,000. The base salary is just one part of the overall compensation package. SEMC also offers a package of benefits, including, healthcare coverage, unlimited PTO, a remote work environment, flex working schedule, parental leave support, 100% 401k match on the first 3% of your contribution, and paid local hangout meals and events. For more details on the full benefits package please visit this link. All full time roles are also eligible for annual bonuses and equity.

This base pay range is for the United States only and does not apply to international locations. The range for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by location and additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Do you feel like you don’t meet each and every requirement on the job description? Many people don't apply for jobs unless they feel they exceed at every one of these job requirements. It’s very important for us at SEMC to ensure we have a diverse and inclusive group of talent, so please go ahead and apply even if you feel that you’re not a “perfect” fit! You just might be what we’re looking for!


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Date found: 2023-04-29

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