• Sony

  • Gameplay Programmer at Sony

    • Worldwide

    • $50,000  -  $100,000 / year

    • Full-time
    • 10-Nov-2021

    Job Description

    We’re looking for a gameplay programmer who excels at designing and implementing character behavior, controls, and camera for 3rd-person AAA action games. This person will partner with the Game Director to craft an extraordinary player experience for projects like Marvel’s Wolverine — the quintessential Logan! If this is the role you have been looking for, please read on!

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

    • Designs and implements core combat and traversal systems for 3rd-person, character-based games
    • Drives the development of innovative player mechanics.
    • Works closely with content creators on feature implementation, providing technical, creative, and scheduling feedback; expand and adapt designs to meet project goals
    • Builds and improves proprietary tools to expose gameplay features and systems to content creators.
    • Solicits feedback from content creators on how to streamline workflow and improve efficiency.
    • Provides time estimates to leads and management; keeps co-workers up-to-date on progress of programming work as well as non-programming prerequisites for feature implementation
    • Other duties may be assigned

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, (desired) and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
    • Strong 3D math skills, including but not limited to practical knowledge of vectors and vector operations, matrices and matrix transformations, and the various different representations of rotations (Euler, angle-axis, quaternion).
    • The basics of intersection testing and collision are a plus.
    • Proficient with an application programming language (C and C++)
    • Ability to adhere to the prevalent coding style and practices, including source control standards.
    • Understanding of procedural and object-oriented programming paradigms.
    • Familiarity with commercial content creation packages.
    • Familiarity with component-based programming paradigms.
    • Desired: Proficiency in a scripting language (Python, Perl, Javascript, etc).

    Other Skills:

    • Dedication towards individual and team growth.
    • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative environment.
    • Ability to drive the creation of fun and innovative gameplay.
    • Must be flexible with schedule changes and shifting timetables.
    • Needs to be able to work independently and efficiently when required. Ability to multitask several time-intensive tasks at once.

    Job Stats

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