Engineering

Gameplay Programmer

Montréal, QC

COVID-19: This role is a full-time, permanent position in our Montréal studio. Currently, our Montréal team is working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. We'll continue to follow local government guidelines to keep our team safe. However, this position will not be remote in the long term. Once we're able to return to normal work conditions, this role will be onsite in Montréal.

Phoenix Labs is looking for a talented and versatile Gameplay Programmer to work on our newest AAA game. The successful candidate must have strong C++ skills and have a passion for gameplay and gameplay systems. They will work collaboratively with the design team in order to deliver the best gameplay experience possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Designs, prototypes, implements and polishes gameplay systems.
  • Works closely with the design and gameplay team on characters, abilities, gadgets, weapons as well as various gameplay mechanics and systems.
  • Analyzes and mitigates risk in the gameplay development schedule.
  • Consult with other Programmers and Designers on the team to change, adapt or refactorsystems as required.
  • Work closely with QA and technical leadership to ensure the stability of game systems.

Required:

  • 5+ years of gameplay programming experience.
  • Highly proficient in C++ (familiarity with UE4 is a plus).
  • At least one shipped title.
  • Experience with multiplayer games is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable working closely with designers and content developers.

Preferred:

  • Experience servicing a live product is a plus.
  • Strong passion for gameplay systems.

Who we are:

Phoenix Labs is a multinational video game company with connection at its core. Dauntless, our flagship title, was the first-ever game to launch with full cross-play and cross-progression, and we’re already working on several new projects and ways to bring people together.

In our studios, the story is the same. Our teamwork, transparency, and optimism keep us focused on doing what matters, and we work hard to live up to our central promise that people are the ends, not the means.

Phoenix Labs is headquartered in Vancouver, BC, with studios in Montreal, Los Angeles, and San Mateo. We are backed by Garena, our long-time partner in Southeast Asia.

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