Every day, tens of millions of people come to Roblox to explore, create, play, learn, and connect with friends in 3D immersive digital experiences- all created by our global community of developers and creators.

At Roblox, we’re building the tools and platform that empower our community to bring any experience that they can imagine to life. Our vision is to reimagine the way people come together, from anywhere in the world, and on any device. We’re on a mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and looking for amazing talent to help us get there.

A career at Roblox means you’ll be working to shape the future of human interaction, solving unique technical challenges at scale, and helping to create safer, more civil shared experiences for everyone.

As a Senior Software Engineer on the Avatar Personalization team, you will use the Roblox game engine to build features that push the boundaries of our avatar technology, and build creative systems that make Roblox avatars simple and delightful to use. You will tackle the biggest projects, provide technical leadership, and coordinate with teams across Roblox to build systems used by tens of millions of monthly players and developers.

You are passionate about building outstanding APIs in the Roblox game engine enabling Roblox developers to build industry leading avatar editing in their experiences. This technology will enable in experience creation of avatar assets. You’ll work with Avatar technologies such as animation, clothing, hair, and shading. Experience in game or film development is especially translatable into this team and role.

You Will:

  • Implement groundbreaking features in Roblox game engine to build the best avatar system in the world
  • Build APIs for Roblox developers enabling in-experience creation of Roblox Avatars from scratch
  • Enhance avatar fidelity and uniqueness on Roblox
  • Use the Roblox game engine to build excellent vertical applications for multiple platforms (mobile, tablet, PC, and console)
  • Refactor and improve our existing codebase
  • Improve system reliability, performance, and test coverage
  • Work with numerous teams to help build the world’s best user generated gaming platform
  • Implement systems in a combination of Lua and C++

You Have:

  • 5+ years of professional experience working on a consumer-facing game engine and/or game application
  • Proficiency with C++, 3D math, data structures, algorithms, and networking
  • Experience working on character building and customization systems, editors, and content creation tools
  • Experience building online console or mobile game titles
  • Experience with game or film character systems such as animation, rigid-body or cloth/hair physics, or shading

For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.

Annual Salary Range

$283,780 – $331,640 USD

Roles that are based in our San Mateo, CA Headquarters are in-office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with optional in-office on Monday and Friday (unless otherwise noted).

You’ll Love:

  • Industry-leading compensation package
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Roflex – Flexible and supportive work policy
  • Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • At Roblox HQ:
    • Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
    • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
    • Annual CalTrain Go Pass

Roblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Tagged as: Algorithms, Apis, Codebase, Content Creation, Data Structures, Editing, Leadership, Personalization, Physics, Reliability

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