Founded in 2013, Survios is a Los Angeles-based virtual reality studio focused on building connected VR experiences with emergent interactivity, social multiplayer, and visceral play. At Survios, we see gaming as an art form, and we don't just concentrate on making games more immersive—we strive to make them more human. Our current project, the acclaimed action-combat title "Raw Data"--now in Steam Early Access--enables players to be a badass hero within a riveting sci-fi atmosphere.

Game Programmer - Unreal Engine 4 at Survios

Survios, the developer of the best-selling game Raw Data for the HTC Vive, has an opening for a full-time Unreal Engine programmer.

Candidates must have a passion for designing, implementing, and maintaining gameplay systems and tools. Applicants should be enthusiastic about the opportunity to collaborate with other developers across disciplines, seek out opportunities to dive in, solve problems, and make improvements wherever necessary.

The ideal candidate has experience working with a cross disciplinary team on a large codebase. Candidates should have solid technical fundamentals including strong 3D math, optimization, debugging and problem solving skills. Candidates are expected to be self-starting and proactive in identifying risk and determining solutions. They should have a passion for adding the extra polish that sets our games apart.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain the core game systems that power Survios games and applications.
  • Work closely with designers to implement gameplay features and functionality using the Unreal Engine.
  • Create or improve tools as necessary to support specific features/systems.
  • Continuously test, debug, profile, analyze, and optimize on applicable console, PC and mobile platforms.
  • Contribute innovative and original ideas on all aspects of game production and development.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in C++.
  • Minimum 2 years professional game development experience with at least one shipped Unreal Engine title.
  • Unreal Engine 4 experience including blueprints and C++ implementation.
  • Strong generalist and systems architecture programming skills.
  • Experience developing code for multiple platforms including PC, console and mobile.
  • Comfortable working with internal and externally developed code.
  • Effective communicator and collaborator with engineers and developers from other disciplines.
  • A natural curiosity for all aspects of game development and a willingness to work on a wide variety of game systems.
  • A strong passion for video game development.

Pluses:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Math or related field.
  • Experience designing and implementing threaded, asynchronous software.
  • Real-time networking proficiency and experience.
  • Experience working with Virtual Reality platforms including Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation VR.
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Why work with us
Because we are an awesome gaming studio that is pushing the boundaries of creativity and VR gaming (What's that you say? You don't believe it? Just take a trip to http://store.steampowered.com/, where we have the #1 VR game: Raw Data. Oh and you get to play really really cool VR games all day!
Culture
We are passionate gamers, who eat, drink and sleep gaming. We are creative, collaborative and concise. When we aren't creating cool concepts or pushing the boundaries of VR, you can catch us throwing parties in our office, lounging in our 80's arcade room and hanging at our local watering hole. Survios ideology: put a bunch of intelligent, team-playing, passionate gamers in a room and cool things will ensue!
Perks & Benefits
Unlimited Paid Vacation
Flex Hours/Scheduling
80's Arcade
Movie Room
Onsite Gym
Company-Sponsored Lunches, Fully Stocked Kitchen & Bar and Food Trucks Onsite
Participation in Gaming Events and Conferences
Dog-Friendly Office
And Able to Play Awesome VR Games All Throughout the Work Day, duh! :)

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