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RETRO STUDIOS - Gameplay Engineer (FT)

RETRO STUDIOS - Gameplay Engineer (FT)

Job Description


Retro Studios
 
Founded in 1998, Retro Studios is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Company, Ltd.  Retro is a state-of-the-art game development studio, working in conjunction with Nintendo to bring award-winning games to Nintendo's cutting-edge next-generation platforms.  Retro Studios is located in beautiful Austin, Texas. With rolling hills, scenic waterways, abundant wildlife, vibrant music and film scenes, and a laid-back cosmopolitan culture, Austin is a dynamic city with an excellent quality of life.  Austin's sunny weather also supports a great range of outdoor activities, providing plenty of venues for top-notch game developers to recharge and unwind.
 
Purpose/Summary
 
Individual contributor that develops, writes and debugs code for video game software and tools with a specific focus on gameplay programming for player, camera, gimmicks and various other game-play systems as required.
 
*Essential Duties
  • Designs, develops, writes, tests and implements code
  • Writes clear, maintainable, portable code
  • Writes documentation for other programmers’ use
  • Anticipates, identifies and articulates problem areas and develops preventative solutions
*This job description outlines primary duties and requirements and is not intended to identify all tasks that may be performed; individuals occupying the position may be required to perform other duties.  The company may modify job duties from time to time, either in practice or in writing.

Job Requirements


Knowledge/Experience 
  • Prior experience working on game-play systems for AAA video games required
  • 5+ years of experience preferred
  • Effective organization, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of 3D techniques and algorithms and their applications in computer simulation and video game software
  • Background in object-oriented design and software engineering methodologies
  • Professional experience in programming C/C++ and C#
  • Strong math and physics skills required. 
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment with rapidly changing requirement, with a focus on quality is a must
 
Education
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field or 7+ years of experience programming video games professionally required. 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans…valuing diversity…celebrating strengths

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Competitive Compensation
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Software, Electronics, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1400000065
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RETRO STUDIOS - Gameplay Engineer (FT)


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