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Full-Time

Senior Gameplay Engineer

Posted on 6/27/2024

Netflix

Netflix

10,001+ employees

Subscription-based multimedia streaming platform

Consumer Software
Education

Compensation Overview

$100k - $500kAnnually

+ Stock Options

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA + 1 more

Category
Game Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
AWS
REST APIs
Unity
Requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience as an engineer, with a history of shipping multiple AAA, casual, or mobile games.
  • A profound understanding of game design, including mechanics, user interfaces, AI behavior, and game loops.
  • Advanced skills in game programming languages such as C++, C#.
  • Experience with major game engines, including Unity3D and Unreal Engine.
  • Experience with backend development such as REST server and AWS
  • Versatility in various game development domains with a can-do attitude.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills; capable of innovative thinking in a fast-paced R&D environment.
  • Strong communication skills; able to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • A passionate gamer with a preference for quick, focused game development projects over multi-year cycles.
Responsibilities
  • Prototype Development: Lead and actively participate in the rapid prototyping of new game concepts. Ensure effective utilization of AI technologies to elevate gameplay.
  • Game Mechanics: Innovate and refine game mechanics through AI technologies and conventional game mechanics that make great games.
  • Tool Development: Construct and maintain robust tools that empower other game developers to integrate AI functionalities within the game development pipeline.
  • Technical Leadership: Provide mentorship within the gameplay engineering team, exemplifying high standards in code quality and engineering practices.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work alongside teams in design, art, and production to align gameplay systems with overarching project goals.
  • Research and Innovation: Keep abreast of the latest trends in game development and generative AI. Explore new technologies and methods to enhance game development and player experiences.
  • Creative Initiative: Thrive in an environment that encourages stepping out of one’s comfort zone to drive creative aspects of game experiments and development.

Netflix offers a streaming service with a wide variety of TV shows, movies, and documentaries, accessible on various internet-connected devices. Members can enjoy unlimited content without commercials, with the flexibility to watch anytime, anywhere, and change their plans as needed.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$120B

Headquarters

Los Gatos, California

Founded

1997

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

4%

Benefits

Free lunches

Up to 12 months' maternity and paternity leave

Unlimited vacation days, within reason

Open working hours (at the California office)

Health, vision, and dental insurance

Employee stock purchase plan

Mobile phone discounts