Lead Software Engineer (C++), Mobile Client
Unannounced Project Irvine

We are seeking a brave Lead Mobile Client Engineer for a new Blizzard title!

You’ll join a small team of developers working on the core elements of an exciting new mobile Blizzard game. You will play a key role in shaping both the game and our team on our quest to bring together players from all over the world.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with designers and artists to achieve and extend the vision of the game
  • Own the architectural vision and quality level of the shipping mobile client
  • Support art and gameplay features and build sustainable workflows
  • Partner with engine teams to create a great mobile-first client
  • Understand and articulate the trade-offs between technical & design choices and solve for the best player experience
Requirements
  • Strong engineering skills and a demonstrated ability to build a client codebase from the beginning all the way to production
  • Experience with Unity/off-the-shelf engines as well as native/custom engines
  • Proficient in both written and verbal communication with technical and non-technical developers
  • Comfortable wandering around unexplored game design territory, and excited to help refine ideas into shippable features
  • Fluent in C++ and experience in C#
  • Previous leadership/mentorship experience or leadership interest and potential
  • Experience building and supporting on a live client/server network game
Pluses
  • Experience shipping mobile games
  • Deep experience in other areas of game development (eg: UI, Rendering, Server, Tools)
  • Previous experience as a lead on a shipping/live game

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