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Staff Software Engineer
Gameplay Technical-Lead, Unpublished R&D Product
Posted on 9/29/2021
INACTIVE
Locations
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
R
Research
Unity
Unreal Engine
Requirements
  • 8+ years of full stack game development experience with depth in client, server and gameplay
  • 2+ years experience as team Technical Lead, or as subject matter expert in a specific engineering domain across multiple teams
  • Experience developing, shipping and operating games
  • Experience developing gameplay mechanics and systems in close collaboration with design and art disciplines
  • Experience partnering with teammates across multiple disciplines in a daily work capacity
  • BS in Computer Science, or proven understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
Responsibilities
  • Brainstorm, design and implement prototypes to find answers to product, development and technical questions
  • Write prototype code across a variety of technologies with a focus on accumulating insights that can be applied in future development stages
  • Support product and discipline leads to identify focus areas, handoff points, and provide the best solution to empower them to iterate and learn quickly in the development phase
  • Partner closely with the Engineering Lead to cultivate and model an environment of learning, exploration and psychological safety for all disciplines, empowered by technology
  • Set the technical direction and standards for the team during prototype, focused on rapid learnings, leading and contributing to technical design and implementation during prototype
  • Build relationships with and leverage the experience of technical leaders inside of Riot to design and lead technical direction and implementation of scalable and performant solutions as development advances into pre-production
  • Mentor other engineers on the team in all aspects of game development
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience using modern game engines (ex. Unity, Unreal Engine)
  • Experience leading full stack engineering with broad expertise
  • Experience building pipelines with close collaboration with art, design and production
  • Experience working on games in the concept and prototyping phase or other environments focused on discovery and knowledge work in a lead capacity
Riot Games

1,001-5,000 employees

Online game developer
Company Overview
Riot Games' mission is to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world.
Benefits
  • Healthcare
  • Family Care
  • Open Paid Time Off
  • Retirement
  • Play Fund
  • Donation Matching
Company Core Values
  • Player Experience First.
  • Dare to Dream.
  • Thrive Together.
  • Execute with Intelligence.
  • Stay Hungry; Stay Humble