Principal Gameplay Programmer 3Cs

  • Ontario St, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Code
  • Location: CA, Montreal (Remote/Hybrid)
  • Project: Bifrost

Company Description

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 AAA projects with the top publishers in the industry: Project Gemini with Square Enix and Project Dagger with Take-Two (2K), in addition to a new IP to be self-published and two other games in a concept phase. One of our IPs is also being adapted for VR technology.

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.

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!

Job Description

  • Be the engineer responsible for our 3cs feature team of gameplay engineers to create world class character movement, camera and control systems  
  • Report status of the work and status of your team to the Technical Director
  • Collaborate with artists, designers and gameplay developers to work on cutting-edge features, improving player experience.
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code.
  • Test, debug, profile and optimize implementations.
  • Create design documentation according to team standards
  • Perform code and design reviews

Qualifications

  • At least 6+ years of experience in the production of games for consoles and PC
  • At least one shipped AAA project as Senior Gameplay Programmer
  • Excellent knowledge of Unreal Engine 4
  • Excellent skills in C/C++
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong familiarity with Character Control, Cameras in a multiplayer game
  • Ability to diagnose problems and make quick and accurate decisions
  • Ability to write efficient and maintainable code
  • Experience with profiling and optimizations
  • Ability to work well in a fluid, changing environment as creative challenges evolve
  • A keen sense of what makes gameplay systems fun
  • Excellent communication and team attitude working with game developers from all disciplines

Nice To Have

  • JIRA, Swarm and Perforce Knowledge
  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or similar discipline (Physics, Math, EE, etc.)

Additional Information

What we offer:

U.S.

  • 100% group health insurance benefit premiums paid by PCF (Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life, and Supplemental Live) and start on day 1 of employment.
  • 401K with 100% match, up to 3% of employee salary, and vested immediately.
  • Paid week off during Winter Holidays.
  • 20 paid vacation days and 5 paid sick days.
  • Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions included in the plan for members and their dependents.
  • A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.
  • 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.
  • Long term disability, short term disability, travel insurance, as well as other benefits provided. 

Canada

  • Benefit package 100% paid by PCF. Insurance company reimburses 100% of claims (Up to $500 per service a year, as well as individual family coverage).
  • Full Dental coverage, including major dental and orthodontics.
  • 4% RRSP matching before tax deductions, 100% vested on day 1.
  • Paid week off during Winter Holidays.
  • 20 paid vacation days and 5 paid sick days.
  • Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions included in the plan for members and their dependents.
  • A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.
  • 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.
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