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.

Senior Programmer - Unreal Engine 4 at Survios

Survios, the developer of the best-selling game Raw Data for the HTC Vive, has an opening for an ambitious, visionary and experienced Senior Programmer working with Unreal Engine 4.

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 considerable experience contributing to a large cutting-edge code base and has the ability to architect and implement critical game engine components. The role requires prior experience developing for modern game systems such as PS4, Xbox One or Windows.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain the core engine systems that power Survios games and applications.
  • Create software systems that are intrinsically scalable and cross platform.
  • Create or improve tools as necessary to support specific features/systems.
  • Continuously test, debug, profile, analyze, and optimize across on all applicable platforms.
  • Adapt current and legacy games to maximize performance and stability on new platforms.
  • Contribute innovative and original ideas on all aspects of game production and development.

Requirements:

  • Five or more years of experience in the creation and delivery of state-of-the-art, performance-minded games with two in-game credits required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in C++.
  • Proficient with linear algebra and general 3D mathematics.
  • Comfortable working with internal and externally developed code.
  • Effective communicator and collaborator with engineers and team members from other disciplines.
  • A natural curiosity for all aspects of game development and a willingness to work on a wide variety of systems.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and passionate about making video games.
  • Commitment to personal and peer development and sharing best practices.

Pluses:

  • Hands-on experience developing for Unreal Engine 4, PS4 and Xbox One.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Math, or related field.
  • Experience developing Maya plug-ins and asset pipeline support utilities.
  • Experience designing and implementing threaded, asynchronous software.
  • Experience with real-time physics, animation, and inverse kinematics.
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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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