Senior Software Engineer, Gameplay - Warcraft III: Reforged
Classic Games Irvine

We are seeking an enthusiastic senior gameplay engineer to be a key contributor for the Warcraft III: Reforged team. We’re looking for passionate players of RTS or the genres it unlocked. Ideally, you have experience in several of the following areas: combat, AI, multiplayer, pathing, or related game systems. You’ll be working closely with our designers and the community to help create epic features and bring about a balance that will keep players engaged for years to come.

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and maintain various gameplay systems for Warcraft III: Reforged
  • Help to improve the gameplay experience while also working on future gameplay features
  • Work closely with game designers, programmers, and community to ensure a great player experience
  • Champion Blizzard Entertainment’s core values, especially 'Gameplay First'

Requirements

  • Extreme passion for playing and making video games
  • Fluent in C / C++
  • A minimum of 5 years’ game programming experience, including experience shipping at least one title
  • Experience in the design and implementation of various game systems from start to finish, including game object management, AI, pathing, or player abilities
  • Fluent in “Designer speak”
  • Self-motivated with a willingness to participate in many areas of game development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Pluses

  • Familiarity with the Warcraft franchise and other Blizzard Entertainment products
  • Experience playing and developing RTS/MOBA games
  • Computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, or related degree
  • Cover Letter - Let us know which games you're playing and why you're interested in Blizzard

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

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