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Unreal Gameplay Programmer (UEFN/Verse)

Gamefam

Gamefam

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023
Company overview:

At Gamefam, we are revamping the gaming landscape. We strive to provide an unmatched experience for both players and creators across metaverse gaming platforms like Roblox, Fortnite Creative Mode, and Minecraft.

We aim to deliver the most authentic games and highest quality. We combine experienced mobile F2P producers, designers, and live ops managers with top native dev talent to create a one-of-a-kind, creative production and live operations hybrid powerhouse!

Our mission is simple: Amazing experiences for amazing communities.

And the COOLest part of working at Gamefam is how we win, together. We do this through Collaboration, taking Ownership, delivering Outstanding work, and cultivating Leadership at every level (aka, living our values).

Position Summary:

As a Game Programmer at Gamefam, your focus will be to write robust and extensible code in Unreal Engine and Unreal Engine Fortnite Creative (UEFN) that facilitates the functionality of our unique experiences! Your expertise in using Verse to write code, solid understanding of the platform and engine, and working collaboratively with a cross-functional team will be instrumental in your success at Gamefam.

Responsibilities:

  • Use Verse, Epic's new programming language for Unreal, to build games in Fortnite
  • Be at the forefront of learning and leveraging Verse to help grow our Fortnite games
  • Work with a team of Fortnite creators, and game designers, to develop top games on Fortnite's creative platform
  • Work closely with the VP of Fortnite and producers to create programming processes for now and as the team scales
  • Follow through with actionable insights from VP of Fortnite, Production, and Data to improve development of our Fortnite games
  • Developing systems, interfaces and game mechanics
  • Creating scripted events in pursuit of written designs
  • Working in Atlassian Jira and Confluence
  • Utilizing organization code and asset libraries
  • Documenting, documenting, documenting
  • Collaborating with other developers in the organization

Skills/Requirements:

  • Experience programming in Verse
  • Full-stack developer w/ relevant experience in front-end and back-end development
  • A long history of developing gameplay features in the Unreal Engine
  • Prior lead development or leadership experience
  • Strong understanding of Git/GitHub and source control
  • Ability to pick up a new language quickly
  • Understand player behavior and trends, and how to build enticing game loops
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills
  • Ownership mentality

Education:

  • Computer Science Degree

Highlights of Perks and Benefits:

  • Remote Flexibility
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Company wide shutdown between Christmas and New Years
  • Comprehensive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, disability & life insurance
  • 401K
  • WFH Stipend
  • Electronics Allotment
  • More surprises when you join!

The base salary for this role is between $65,000 USD and $100,000 USD with an additional on-target variable compensation package.