Lead Gameplay Engineer for AAA Console Titles

AAA Console Game Studio - Atlanta, GA, United States

Lead Gameplay Engineer

Our studio creates some of the most popular and critically acclaimed first-person shooter games globally

We remain an independent studio of about 100 employees - we have no corporate overlord

Be creative, do amazing things. We support you all the way

Your voice in all decisions, technicalmarketing, distribution, and others are clearly heard, and your ideas will become actions.

About the Role:

Build and develop a creative, rewarding team experience with designers, artists, developers, and other specialists creating the world's best first-person shooter games.


  • Promote best in class standards for code design color development, debuggingoptimization, testing, and documentation

  • Coach, mentor, and motivate development teams to produce excellent quality gaming experiences

  • Help recruit and retain the best talent to your growing team

  • Provide technical expertise and hands-on participation in writing extensible, optimized code balancing capability and performance

  • Lead code reviews, coach and mentor devs to better outcomes and continual improvement and advancement

  • Manage timelines and costs throughout the development lifecycle from prototype through production and release

  • Stay current on new trends, competitors and offer ways to differentiate our products in the market


  • 6+years experience developing AAA console games with multiple shipped titles including first person shooter

  • Well-developed experience with system design

  • Experience throughout the SDLC of a shipped game

  • Extensive knowledge of C++ programming

  • Implementation of gameplay, AI, and physics

  • Current knowledge of the titles, technologies, and markets for our games

  • Understanding the trade-offs between design, art, and technology

  • Engaging leadership and communication skills

  • Passion for developing amazing gameplay experiences

  • Unreal Engine experience is a big plus

  • Advanced Degree a big plus (Bachelor’s is essentially required)

We have unique passion for the success of our people...

Our highly competitive salaries are supplemented by fully employer paid health and disability insurance, and a quarterly profit share that saves you out of pocket costs and increases earnings from your first year.

Work is remote at this time of course, but our teams are eager to come back to work because of our team dynamics, continued learning and advancement, and state of the art studio. It's fun, creative, and a joy to work here, and our location keeps your commute free of that crazy Atlanta traffic! 

We welcome relocation from anywhere in the USA for the right person, and will pay for the process. Learn moreat https://www.oakgroverecruiting.com/current-searches.html or apply directly here.

We contact every qualified applicant quickly and with full details. You'll get all of your questions answered. 

Apply now!


Compensation: $110,000 - $125,000+

Position Contact
Joe Boyce
Managing Director
Nashville, TN
Retained Executive Search with an eye on Digital Transformation, AI, cloud computing, predictive analytics, and IoT.
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