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Senior Gameplay Engineer - Reference Team

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ROBLOX – The Imagination Platform

Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We’re the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginable—across any device—reaching millions of players across the globe.

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. We’re looking for someone who’s eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isn’t afraid to have some fun either. Someone who’s ready to take Roblox—and their career—to the next level.

In 2019, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work®. We’ve fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment that’s made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless.

As a Senior Gameplay Engineer on the Roblox reference team you will work on groundbreaking experimental experiences to help guide our game engine development. No matter the platform, be it mobile or desktop or VR or consoles, you will help enable our game developers to create engaging experiences with the Roblox community using industry leading algorithms and cutting-edge technology.

You Are:

  • Experienced or have transferrable skills: you've worked extensively in areas like game development, user interaction or related fields. Familiar with C++, Lua experience is a plus, as well client/server networking knowledge
  • Experience focused: You care deeply about the experiences you build for players. You know details are important for engaging gameplay.
  • Foundation oriented: You believe that strong 3D math skills and a well thought out code architecture are important in developing a strong game or experience
  • Resource-minded: You familiar with the challenges of working on constrained platforms like consoles or mobile devices
  • Responsible: You are thorough in your designs, rigorous in handling potential failure cases, and diligent in automated testing
  • Curious: You are keen to learn and grow. You stay informed about the latest developments in game design and technology. You spend your time tinkering on your own personal projects around these topics

You Will:

  • Develop and maintain code that is used as proof of concept for new types of experiences on Roblox
  • Drive efforts to deepen the interactive experience on Roblox
  • Work closely with our game developer community to help achieve their creative vision
  • Have fun learning about what makes Roblox an amazing platform and place to work, while contributing to industry leading technologies

You'll Love:

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
  • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
  • Annual CalTrain Go Pass
  • A Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

Roblox – Powering Imagination

Location
San Mateo
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Hiring contact

Chris Evans

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Excellent medical, dental & vision benefits

Rewarding 401(k) program

Flexible vacation policy

Daily lunch & fully stocked kitchens w/ unlimited snacks

Life insurance & disability benefits

Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit

Commuter benefits

Roblox at a glance

Build and share your own multiplayer video games

Roblox focuses on Social Games, Video Games, Social Media Platforms, Development Platforms, and Application Platforms. Their company has offices in San Mateo. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Roblox has raised $402.736M of funding; their latest round was closed on February 2020.

You can view their website at https://www.roblox.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.