UI Engineer

Engineering Bellevue, Washington


Description

ABOUT FIREWALK™

At Firewalk, our mission is to spark incredible multiplayer experiences that inspire memorable moments. We’re building a world-class, next-generation game studio where people come first. For us, setting a high-quality bar, creating something extraordinary, and treating each other with trust and respect go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative team of amazing creators are crafting new worlds that ignite imagination and connection. Join us to deliver awesome gaming entertainment, rooted in strong gameplay and inspiring art that captures the joy of playing together.

We are currently working on an unannounced, original multiplayer game that is being published by our partners at Sony Interactive Entertainment. We’re actively looking to add visionary creators who thrive in an environment where the “status quo” just won’t do and who genuinely want to be part of a collaborative, inclusive, and respectful team.

Firewalk is proud to be part of the ProbablyMonsters family of studios who recently raised $250 million to secure our future and our team with the benefits of a long-lasting career.

THE ROLE

Our team is looking for a UI Engineer who loves games and is eager to bring exceptional entertainment to millions of players. We are building a next-generation multiplayer game, and you will be responsible for working cross-functionally with artists, designers and other engineers on process and implementation of UI systems and features.

WHO YOU ARE

  • You have a solid foundation working closely with UI/UX and Game Design discipline leads to formalize, disseminate knowledge, and implement complex UI features.
  • You can own and assist the creation of the UI facing elements of large-scale game systems.
  • Experience working within an online/multiplayer environment on at least one “AAA” title.
  • Experience integrating backend services with player facing features that require complex UI interactions.
  • You are interested and find time to stay informed of the industry landscape. You empathize deeply with our players, because you are a gamer at heart.

WHAT YOUR DAY MIGHT LOOK LIKE
  • Working with your lead to help breakdown high-level technical requirements into specific tasks, dependencies.
  • Collaborating with other teams like gameplay, design, and backend services to work through UI needs for various features.
  • Working with UI Artists and Technical Artists to help implement key UI features.
  • Participating in playtests to see how the UI is working in context and giving holistic notes on the game.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience within UI game development.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 (UMG and Slate) and comfortable working in a large C++ codebase.
  • Excellent communication skills and track record of a successful shipped features paired with the ability to communicate with various disciplines.

Our commitment to you
  • A people-first culture founded on respect, trust, approachability, and accountability.
  • A stable home that values your potential, deeply cares about your work-life balance, and is committed to investing in your craft and long-term career.
  • Competitive benefits package including health and family benefits, employee assistance program, flexible and paid time off, financial benefits and professional and personal development.

ABOUT PROBABLYMONSTERS™ STUDIOS

ProbablyMonsters Studios is a developer-led independent game company. Our mission is to unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create exceptional original games. We have built a sustainable development process that is committed to providing our teams the resources and creative environment needed to foster stable, rewarding, and life-long careers.
While each of our studios has a unique identity built around the type of gamer experience they are creating, all of them are bonded by the core values of respect, trust, accountability, and approachability.