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Senior Gameplay Engineer

Imagendary Studios

Imagendary Studios is a next generation AAA development studio. Committed to the development of high-quality animation and AAA games, Imagendary currently leads a global team with two office locations in Irvine, California and Xuhui, Shanghai. Driven by an ambition to break the barriers between traditional films and games, Imagendary is dedicated to deliver the most unique and extraordinary entertainment experiences to gamers and audiences across the world.

Job Description:

Imagendary Studios is seeking an awesome Senior Gameplay Engineer to join our Game Team to provide technical expertise to our studio. The ideal candidate has experience in building, improving, and maintaining gameplay systems for multiple shipped AAA games. As a Senior Gameplay Engineer, you will work with all internal teams, to contribute to the creation of memorable gameplay experiences in UE5.



  • Develop, debug, and implement C++ code in the Unreal Engine Codebase as it relates to gameplay features for a 3rd person action adventure game.
  • Can easily write player centric gameplay code that is performant, modular and extensible while utilizing the plugin features for Unreal's codebase. 
  • Plan, collaborate and build debug tools for various gameplay features for all strike teams.
  • Provide support for code repositories and versioning of the engine in these code repositories such as Git and P4.  Can debug and fix issues regarding all parts of the engine as it relates to gameplay.
  • Work with the design department to write performant friendly Blueprints that are extensible and can easily transfer to code with minimal rework.
  • Work directly on gameplay prototypes with other disciplines to find the fun quickly and get performant results on screen.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to take an early-stage incubation project to shipment as a AAA action-adventure experience.
  • Constantly help solve technical problems across various strike teams relating to the Unreal Engine and its editor as well as its code base.
  • Maintain and profile the code base for optimal performance as it relates to the added gameplay features for the project and its underpinnings in Unreal Engine.
  • Sets strict standards for all code and blueprint related work to ensure consistency, functionality and performance across the project. 
  • Contribute to the growth of a startup studio.
  • Work directly with various console hardware and software to develop and maintain the game from concept to ship.
  • Work with production to develop the schedule for timely deliveries of all features across the game for yourself and other engineers.
  • Plan, create and deploy multi-discipline centric TDD’s (Technical Design Documents) for game and engine features.


  • 4+ years of gameplay development experience as an engineer on Triple A games.
  • Can easily work with the Design department to understand and breakdown gameplay concepts in order to plan and build them in code.
  • Expert level knowledge of C/C++ programming and debugging as it relates to action games in a shooting context.
  • Highly experienced in Unreal Engine and Blueprints.
  • Advanced knowledge of 3D math for game programming.
  • Ability to keep up with technical innovation and trends in Gameplay Engineering.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Strong collaboration skills across all disciplines.



  • Experience developing 3rd person shooter titles.
  • Engineering management of small teams.
  • Passion for gaming.
  • Any passion for specialization in C++ like AI or Rendering.

Imagendary Studios launched in 2021 with the vision to develop the next generation of IP, story, and world building for AAA games and cinematic animations. 

We are committed to building a global community that embraces collaboration, creativity, and delivering the highest quality work. At Imagendary we believe that by building a global community that embraces diversity, authenticity, and inclusivity we will succeed in delivering the most unique and extraordinary entertainment experience to players and audiences across the world. 

Join us!

Location: Irvine, California, United States
Date found: 2022-11-05

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