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C++ Engineer (NBA)

Irvine, California
21 Sep 2022
At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world's top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, San Jose, Vancouver and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

What We Need

Do you love the technical and tactical challenges that come with delivering a complex project that will be used (played!) by millions? Our Irvine studio is looking for a Software Engineer to contribute to the next iteration of the beloved, award-winning NBA 2K franchise.

What You Will Do
  • Build a legendary game with a rabid fan base.
  • Provide scheduling input and status updates for completion of assigned tasks, and gather updates from the team
  • Write clean, robust, readable, well-documented, and efficient code that can be easily understood
  • Demonstrate the assignment & technology flexibility required to assist adjacent teams in an agile team environment, and contribute as a leader to the processes
  • Plan and complete assignments with little direction from leadership while providing direction in many situations
  • Contribute to building the team by participating in the recruiting process and leading interviews
  • Support and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching, and mentorship
  • Stay current with the latest trends in gaming technology, including AI, graphics, network communications, and game engines
  • Help acclimate new team members to the Visual Concepts engineering environment

Who Will Be a Great Fit
  • Excellent C/C++ skills
  • Deep understanding of Object Oriented programming techniques and robust engineering practices
  • Experience with software development patterns (e.g. singleton, factory method, etc.)
  • An excellent teammate that takes joy in coding challenges, encourages suggestions from other team members, and provides feedback to others
  • Experience with multithreaded and asynchronous programming
  • Experience delivering recent generation console or mobile games
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience on commercial software projects
  • Some knowledge of development for consoles
  • A love for games (not just ours!)

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  • Job Reference: 717526859-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Visual Concepts
  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Salary: On Application