At Amazon, we believe in ground-breaking games that can redefine the boundaries of player experience. We are looking for a Gameplay Engineer to join the New World team at Amazon Game Studios, Orange County. New World is a Sandbox MMO set in an alternate version of the 17th Century.
As a Gameplay Engineer you'll be responsible for implementing and supporting gameplay centered on players including combat, movement, animation, weapons, and abilities. You will work with a team of designers and animators to bring New World to life. We're looking for a creative problem solver with a passion for gaming, someone who enjoys a challenge and is a constant advocate for game quality. All levels will be considered.
In this role you will: * Work with designers and other engineers to develop and deploy fun, innovative gameplay. * Empower game designers through rapid iteration and creation of top-notch tools. * Assist in developing project plans and commitments, and deliver consistently against those commitments. * Utilize flexible, scalable patterns to ensure a high-quality multiplayer experience. * Be a champion for the gamer: Build games that thrill and entertain our players and create new ways to delight customers.Basic Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience * Excellent software engineering skills, including the ability to write maintainable and robust code * Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, data structures, and 3D math * Great communication skills and ability to work effectively on shared projects with designers, artists, testers, and other developers * Games projects and internships or 1+ year industry experience * 1+ year of professional C++ experience or equivalent college projects Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.