Get a job: Join Heart Machine as a senior gameplay engineer

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Location: Culver City, CA

We are looking for a very talented senior gameplay engineer for our current and future projects in our growing studio!

Join our team and help develop enemy actions, NPC interactions, character combat and traversal control, encounters with big bosses and more! The experience of these core moments is the foundation of our game and is crucial in helping you build an incredible world with our award-winning team.

Your responsibility

  • Design, develop and maintain Unreal Engine gameplay systems and features primarily written in C ++
  • Test, own, operate and support developed systems and features, including documentation
  • Work closely with designers, art, and other members of the team to provide technical expertise and inform decision making while further developing and improving features.

Your qualifications + skills

  • Over 5 years of experience in game development
  • C / C ++ Programming Language Experts and Extensive Knowledge
  • Expertise in Unreal Engine 4 features, blueprint systems, and codebases
  • Excellent 3D math skills
  • Visual Studio experience
  • Voluntary yet strong communication skills
  • Ability to create reliable, optimized, parseable code
  • Ability to express gameplay ideas and quickly prototype
  • You can send and receive constructive feedback about your design. When it comes to in-house conversations about gameplay, it’s so open and straightforward that strong communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to creatively overcome complex gameplay and system problems with innovative solutions
  • You can work independently, keep working and motivate
  • Excited to work with an agile and flexible team and participate in key decisions


  • Familiarity with Maya is a plus
  • After a long-term pandemic: Ideally located in Los Angeles or wanting to relocate

Heart Machine Offer *

  • Competitive payment with bonus structure
  • Medical, dental, and vision range
  • 401k
  • Paid leave, holidays, sick leave with timing flexibility
  • Paid childcare leave
  • Workplace flexibility

be interested? Apply now.

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