Lead Engineer – Los Angeles, US

Job Description

Lead Engineer

Los Angeles, US

Located in the South Bay of sunny Los Angeles, moments away from the beach and at the heart of a burgeoning tech sector, this studio is looking for a Lead Engineer; which is where YOU come in.

You’ll join a team made up of 40+ veteran video game developers that have worked on some of the biggest titles of the last twenty years; blockbuster franchises such as Battlefield, Call of Duty, Medal of Honor, and God of War.

A fantastic and modern studio that promotes collaborative working in an inclusive atmosphere is waiting for you. You’ll have plenty of moments to relax, reflect, and celebrate a job well done with monthly BBQs in the sun, annual studio parties and celebrations.

As a Lead Engineer you will:

  • Build, evaluate, and extend new and existing gameplay architecture and features
  • Design, implement, optimise, and maintain high-quality code and contribute to best practices
  • Manage the engineering team
  • Mentor other programmers and perform code reviews
  • Create, review and approve technical design documents for feature implementations
  • Work closely with discipline leads to understand project requirements and evaluate technical practicality

The skills and XP you should have include: 

  • 7+ years game programming experience with at least one shipped title
  • Strong C++ skills and experience with Unreal Engine or other 3D game engines
  • Strong grasp of 3D maths and spatial reasoning
  • Experience with a wide range of gameplay systems including AI, physics, networking, rendering, gameplay, and UI
  • Experience leading a team of game engineers
  • A history of working on multiplayer games
  • Experience with multi-threaded programming, profiling and optimisation techniques

It would be ideal if you had the following:

  • Experience with shipping a AAA game for current platforms
  • Built networked action games
  • A good understanding of PC, console, and mobile gaming platforms and ecosystems

Interested in joining this exciting and expanding team? Contact us!

paul@aswift.com or call +44(0)1709 834777

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