Programmer 3



Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 1, 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. Amazing experiences for an amazing community: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! Position Summary:The position of "Programmer" at Gamefam involves scripting in Luau within Roblox Studio, implementing game mechanics, interfaces, systems, controls, AI behavior and much more. You should be extremely competent and comfortable with working in Luau, and have a solid understanding of Roblox Studio. Prior game development experience is a big plus. Responsibilities:
  • Implement game behavior that emphasizes intuitive, responsive, and delightful UX
  • Thoroughly test. Deploy to millions of players with minimal bugs
  • Take ownership of feature development from start to finish: assess risk, set goals, and ensure timely delivery
  • Lead the engineering side of the project by example: Strong communication with your Producers, be the development voice of the team, strong professional presence
  • Assess and audit current and onboarding programmers
  • Be an active code reviewer. Ensure your engineers are following standards, maintaining consistency, security, and optimization
  • Optimize and build scalable products
  • Diagnose performance problems with the micro-profiler and developer console
  • Establish and continuously audit development standards to improve product quality, reduce development time, and remove bottlenecks
  • 5+ years of experience in professional software development
  • Comfortable with math (especially vector math), physics, and computer science theory
  • Mastery of Luau
  • Full-stack experience w/ relevant experience in front- and back-end development
  • Demonstrated curiosity for learning new tools and technologies
  • Understand the full game development process and flexibly fill gaps (e.g., wireframe UIs, tweak particles, position/resize art assets, and more)
  • Strong understanding of Git/GitHub
  • Experience with Roblox Studio
  • Prior lead development or management experience
  • Knowledge of the Roblox micro-profiler and developer console
  • Shipped a complete title or shipped key features in a live service game
Nice to haves:
  • A top quality game experience that you programmed
  • Understanding of the Roblox community and Roblox player motivations
  • Experience working in self-managed roles and remote teams
  • Secondary game development skills that may help you support your engineering work (e.g., UI/UX, game design, graphic design, audio design, modeling + texturing, etc.)
  • Experience working with Knit or a similar framework such as Flamework
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 $75,000 USD and $105,000 USD with an additional on-target variable compensation package.