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Gameplay Programmer

for People Can Fly in Warsaw/Remotely

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People Can Fly is one of the leading independent AAA games development studios with an international team of hundreds of talented individuals working from offices located in Poland, UK, US, and Canada, and from all over the world thanks to our remote work programs.

Founded in 2002, we made our mark on the shooter genre with titles such as Painkiller, Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, and Outriders. We are one of the most experienced Unreal Engine studios in the industry and we are expanding it with in-house solutions called PCF Framework.

Our creative teams are currently working on several exciting titles: Gemini – new project with Square Enix; Projects Dagger, Bifrost and Victoria to be released in the self-publishing model; and a project in the concept phase – Red; as well as two projects in VR technology – Green Hell VR and a new project based on one of the IPs from the Group’s portfolio.

With over 20 years of experience, PCF sets out to explore new horizons. We aim to combine our expertise with creativity of the best and most forward-thinking talents in the industry to work together on the new generation of action games for the global gaming community.

If you decide to accompany us on this journey, you’ll have a chance to perfect your craft and expand your knowledge, working alongside leaders in the industry on bringing a brand-new unique experience to the players worldwide.

Project Gemini is a yet unannounced AAA game developed with Square Enix – the publisher of our recent AAA title, Outriders. The game development involves primarily our Europe based teams.

If you feel yourself able to deliver as nobody else, take ownership of your projects, and are ready to leave a mark on a game you work on, apply now!

Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining the tools and systems necessary to implement gameplay features
  • Prototyping new gameplay features
  • Coding for complex gameplay mechanics
  • Coding for level layout, event scripting, balancing, pacing, and tuning
  • Testing, debugging, profiling, and optimizing implementations
  • Actively attending code review

Qualifications​​​

  • At least 3+ years of experience in the production of games for consoles and PC
  • Shipped title experience
  • A keen sense of what makes gameplay systems fun
  • Ability to work well in a fluid, changing environment as creative challenges evolve
  • Ability to work with game developers from all disciplines
  • Strong skills in C/C++
  • Strong math skills
  • Familiarity with AI, physics, animation, and gameplay code in general
  • Knowledge of any project management and bug tracking software (like JIRA)
  • Ability to write solid, reliable, efficient code
  • Being able to work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Open-minded team player attitude
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated
  • Passionate about playing and making video games

Nice to have

  • Experience with profiling and optimizations
  • Experience with character scripting, animation blending, and similar techniques
  • Experience working on consoles such as PS4 and Xbox One
  • Unreal Engine 4 excellent knowledge
  • JIRA, Swarm and Perforce Knowledge
  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a similar discipline (Physics, Math, EE, etc.)

What we offer

  • A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.
  • Private medical healthcare including dental treatment for PCF members and their families (Signal Iduna).
  • MultiSport card for you and your family members or friends.
  • Access to Worksmile - cafeteria program.
  • Free library with a wide range of games and books you have unlimited access to.
  • In-company Polish and English language classes.
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, and beverages for everyone in the office.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions are included in the plan for members and their dependents.
  • Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global environment.
  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do.

Published on: 2022-10-06

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