Cloud Chamber is looking for an accomplished programmer to work closely with the design team to create, develop and maintain compelling and immersive gameplay systems which fulfill our creative ambitions. You will also partner with the production team to assess technical risk and develop mitigation strategies to ensure a velvety smooth production cycle.

You are a nimble programmer; fluent across all disciplines and able to assist and support your team to achieve their respective ambitions.

Job Details:

Our hope is that you are excited to work in an iterative, experimental paradigm, and comfortable taking risks, being flexible, and able to pivot when necessary. You should be familiar with the demands of the role, but still curious to learn and improve.

  • Help own and direct development of Player systems (weapons, base verbs, etc).
  • Partner closely with design, engineering, animation, and audio to further the goals of the project.
  • Mentor more junior engineers, help train them into more senior capabilities.
  • Provide technical designs for new features and/or changes in engine.
  • Work in Unreal 5 to build new technology and adapt existing systems to fulfill the project’s technical requirements.
  • Research coding techniques and algorithms in order to keep current on technological developments and advancements in the game industry.
  • Maintain the values of Cloud Chamber.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years industry or related experience.
  • Previous experience being a strong contributor to a gameplay engineering team.
  • Strong 3D Math skills with expert C/C++ experience.
  • Strong understanding of current data structures, algorithms and methodologies.
  • Wide range of game application and game engine skills (e.g., AI, physics, camera, animation, audio, etc.).
  • Current console experience.
  • Strong understanding and familiarity with current Unreal Engine technology desired.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to take initiative to communicate, coordinate, and negotiate between different disciplines with kindness and respect.
  • Excellent organizational and written communication skills.
  • Work ethic focused on dynamism and collaboration.
  • Analytical and strategic thinker with communication skills to express clearly and concisely with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Highly detail-oriented, deadline-driven, and able to embrace change for a fast-growing organization.
  • Uncompromising ethics and unwavering integrity.
  • Champion of high standards, pushing for progress, embracing change, and challenging the status quo.

We are Cloud Chamber: a collaborative team of inspired minds who create games together. We strive to make unique, entertaining, and thoughtful game experiences that engage the world.

We believe in the beauty and strength of diversity, in both the makeup of the studio and the nature of our thinking. Our focus on open communication and overall well-being allows each of us to strive for excellence in our work, and happiness in our lives.

We’re currently making the next BioShock. Our passion and love for this iconic franchise is what brought us together. The thrill and responsibility of creating the next iteration of such a beloved game is what keeps us going.

If all of this sounds as exciting to you as it is to us, we’d love to meet you. Join us in creating worlds that move people.

Please note that 2K Games and its studios never use instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews. When emailing prospective employees, we only use 2K.com email accounts.

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Tagged as: Algorithms, Collaboration, Data Structures, Design, Mitigation, Physics, Research, Unreal Engine, Written Communication

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