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Avatar Control Senior Engineer / Tech Lead

  • Modified:

    September 13, 2019

  • Compensation:

    $130K-170K DOE

  • City, State:

    Mountain View, CA

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Avatar Control Senior Engineer / Tech Lead

Our client, a mature and profitable startup, has developed one of the world’s largest online communities. In the heart of the Peninsula, they have developed a social community platform for people around the globe to meet, chat, and game in an online 3D world. The content is generated by the 125+ million users featuring a virtual goods catalog of more than 10 million items. This company is well-known for their unique and dynamic work culture/environment. The team is constantly building and releasing new features and they push code sometimes as much as 30 or 40 times a day.

They are looking for an experienced gameplay engineer to create a first-rate user experience centered on controlling an avatar in mobile and desktop clients.  You will be working with the animation and design teams to converge on a easy-to use navigational system.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience engineering 3D character controls for a mobile game
  • Technical understanding of current animation techniques and output formats
  • Knowledge of IK implementation techniques in modern game engines
  • Proven ability to script 3rd-person cameras to react well in complex environments
  • Working knowledge of Unity, Unreal or another 3D game engine, targeting mobile devices (iOS, Android) with considerations for mobile performance and form factors
  • Strong programming skills (any combination of C++, Python, C#, Lua, GDScript, etc…)

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A shipped game or interactive title where you led the controls implementation
  • Experience engineering animation-related products
  • Knowledge of world-building and sandbox game mechanics

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salaries and bonus structures
  • PTO
  • 401(k)
  • Awesome work/life balance
  • Medical, dental & vision package
  • Opportunity to work with a talented group of individuals that are truly committed to the quality of the work

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