Senior Gameplay Engineer



Crystal Dynamics, a part of the Square Enix family and the studio behind the award-winning Tomb Raider game franchise as well as Marvel’s Avengers, is constantly on the hunt to add even more top-tier gaming talent to our family. We pride ourselves on attracting and developing the best of the best to craft the most exciting projects in gaming. Our 25-plus years of development experience, as well as our studio members’ combined AAA game industry pedigree, has established us as one of the premier studios in the world today. Come and make us even better!

Position Summary:

Join the studio as our next Senior Gameplay Engineer! The Senior Gameplay Engineer will work directly with designers and animators to build game features and systems using C++. Gameplay engineers will work within a cross-discipline team to help build an exciting player experience. Benefits for this full-time position include a competitive salary, 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance options and plenty of days of paid time-off.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Building networked gameplay including player, combat, aiming, locomotion and traversal mechanics
  • Design and implement reliable, maintainable, and bug-free code
  • Iterate on game play functionality to “find the fun”
  • Build code that is performant for CPU and networking

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of games industry experience
  • 3+ years of professional C++ programming experience
  • Experience collaborating in a rapidly iterative environment
  • Solid 3D mathematics skills
  • A strong passion for gaming including the ability to analyze competitive titles
  • Experience building gameplay including player, AI, combat, aiming, locomotion and traversal mechanics.

Bonus Skills and Experience:

  • Passion for making and playing games
  • PS4/Xbox One experience
  • Shipped one or more AAA titles
  • Profiling/optimizing skills

Crystal Dynamics is an EOE and M/F/D/V employer.