Senior Gameplay Engineer (UK Remote)

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Posted 01 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePaul Walker

Job description

Quell are on the lookout for a Senior Gameplay Engineer to join the team building the future of fitness gaming.

Players of Quell's games get fit fighting, running, leaping and ducking their way through unforgettable worlds. They give players real resistance, powerful haptics, heart-rate data, and real-time recognition of their movements to create a truly immersive experience.

The team is made up of passionate and experienced devs from the likes of Square Enix, King, Meta, Paradox, EA, Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and Disney and they’re gearing up for an explosive launch.

As a Senior Gameplay Engineer, you will shape the player’s experience in a game blending high-intensity exercise with deep, immersive gameplay. You’ll own features from inception to delivery, working with the design team to refine and execute their vision, with a focus on building robust and maintainable systems.

Your responsibilities...

  • Develop high-quality code in Unity across animation, gameplay, audio, UI and metagame
  • Guarantee quality through a thorough review process, use of unit and integration testing, and following consistent architectural patterns
  • Work on systems and tools to create compelling and immersive gameplay
  • Proactively engage stakeholders to drive efficient decision making
  • Support and mentor team members on engineering best practices
  • Research and champion new techniques to drive the product forward
  • Help build a culture of constant improvement and collaboration

The skills and experience you'll bring to the role...

  • 5+ years of game engineering experience 
  • To be highly skilled in C# and Unity, with an emphasis on AI, animation, and gameplay
  • Experience of the full product cycle: building tools for designers, pipelines for artists, and visualisation tools for gameplay, and setting up automation
  • A background building scalable software in multi-developer teams
  • Strong 3D maths skills

Bonus points if you have...

  • Experience developing for alternative input devices (VR, Wii, Kinect, PS Move etc)
  • Built or worked on multiplayer experiences in Unity
  • Experience using procedural content generation
  • Familiarity with other languages in their stack: Python, C or C++

Just some of the benefits of working with Quell include...

  • Equity in a start-up which has increased its value 30x in two years
  • Flexible working hours and holiday
  • Free books
  • Cycle-to-work programme
  • A team obsessed with building an amazing place to work

Quell's Culture is...

  • Design-led. Great products create great businesses, not vice versa
  • Zero ego. The best idea can come from anyone
  • Strengths-based. They build superstars by focusing on strengths, not weaknesses
  • Flexible Working. The studio can support flexible work within the UK and across Europe