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Senior Gameplay Programmer

Posted: 12 months
Programming
Full-Time
Senior
$139,400—$209,000 USD
US
Are you an accomplished programmer seeking a new challenge, or a skilled programmer looking to take the next step in their career? Insomniac Games is growing, and we're looking for a Senior Gameplay Programmer to help us build compelling gameplay systems. We need gameplay programmers to help create engaging combat, traversal and progression systems, and work closely with designers, animators and artists to bring gameplay mechanics to life. If you’re passionate about “finding the fun”, then this is the role for you!

At Insomniac, we've embraced a digital-first culture, and support in-office, remote and hybrid working arrangements. We're passionate about creating robust, scalable systems for AAA games and delivering outstanding new player experiences while fostering employee well-being!

Responsibilities:
  • Takes ownership of the technical design and implementation of complex gameplay features including AI, weapons, progression over the project lifecycle.
  • Works closely with content creators on feature implementation, providing technical, creative, and scheduling feedback; expand and adapt designs to meet project goals.
  • Builds and improves proprietary tools to expose gameplay features and systems to content creators.
  • Proactively finds opportunities to improve existing features and streamline inefficient workflows.
  • Provides time estimates to leads and management; keeps co-workers up-to-date on progress of programming work as well as non-programming prerequisites for feature implementation.
  • Debugs existing code and makes improvements.
  • Investigates performance issues and resolves them.
Required Skills:
  • Expertise in C/C++
  • Expertise in vector math and linear algebra
  • Experience with tools for debugging and evaluating performance
  • Knowing how to balance pursuing innovation and delivering work in a timely fashion
  • Ability to accurately estimate feature requests and provide constructive feedback that leads to more efficient iteration
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
Education and/or Experience:
  • Related combined education and experience of 8+ years
 
At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.
This is a flexible role that can be remote, with varying pay ranges based on geographic location. For example, if you are based out of Seattle, the estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$139,400—$209,000 USD
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About Insomniac Games

What does it take to be an Insomniac? A true passion for game development, especially for the types of games we create. The ability to thrive in the rapid pace of an exciting studio. The imagination to deliver amazing player experiences. Sound like you? We can’t wait to hear from you!

Insomniac Games has studios in Burbank, CA and in Durham, NC with talented developers all over the country. Insomniac embraces a flexible work environment, and we will consider remote work arrangements for most openings across the US*. Positions that require in-studio only work are in the specific job posting.

PLEASE NOTE: Insomniac Games will only reach out to candidates via an @insomniacgames.com domain, and we will/would NEVER ask a candidate for personal information, money to purchase technology, or for banking information. If you feel that you have been contacted by someone posing as an Insomniac, please feel free to reach out to us at hrinfo@insomniacgames.com and we can confirm your contact/emails. We would never want anyone to be taken advantage of, and hope that by sharing this information we can help our talented community of developers avoid being taken in by scams. Thank you.

*Our recruitment team is happy to confirm whether or not a state is eligible for remote work before scheduling an interview.


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