Gameplay Engineer (Unreal)

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September 12, 2022
Full Time


We are looking for a versatile Gameplay Engineer to join our team and work on our game Ultracore. As a gameplay engineer, you will work collaboratively with designers and fellow engineers to implement efficient, maintainable game systems.

We strive to build great experiences for players in the Survival Sandbox Genre, which drives what drives our teams. An ideal candidate will bring a collaborative mindset and be comfortable working in a remote setup.

The successful candidate must have strong C++ skills and a desire to solve problems. The applicant must have strong debugging and optimization skills and prior experience building and maintaining player-facing gameplay systems.



  • Designs, prototypes, implements, and polishes gameplay systems.
  • Works closely with the design and gameplay team on characters, abilities, gadgets, weapons, and various gameplay mechanics and systems.
  • Analyzes and mitigates risk in the gameplay development schedule.
  • Consult with other Programmers and Designers on the team to change, adapt, or reactor systems as required.
  • Work closely with QA and the engineering team to ensure the stability of game systems.



  • 3+ years of software experience in the games industry.
  • Highly proficient in C++.
  • At least one shipped title.
  • Experience with multiplayer games is highly desirable.
  • Strong debugging and optimization skills.
  • Good knowledge of UE4 and Blueprints.
  • Solution-driven and self-motivated.
  • Excellent English communication skills and comfortable working closely with designers and content developers in a fully remote environment.



  • Experience servicing a live product is a plus.
  • Strong passion for gameplay systems.
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine 5.



  • An opportunity to work for a newly established game studio of industry veterans
  • A lean organization with potential for growth
  • The experience of creating something from scratch with your contribution is not necessarily limited to engineering.
  • Receive a competitive salary following your market area
  • Be a part of a diverse international team with highly qualified and dedicated colleagues
  • The possibility to work fully remote with occasional workshops


Do you want to be part of our story? Help build a live service that is fun for players around the globe and be a part of our journey to craft an extraordinary game studio.


We aim to create a small team of games business ninja. In such a small team, everyone needs to be hands-on and empowered to autonomy, responsibility, and ownership of their craft.

We share and communicate our work openly. We know that only providing and receiving honest feedback from colleagues and players will forge our craft to be outstanding. Everyone’s voice is valuable. We live and breathe for the happiness our art provides to people. In our world, expertise, passion, and data speak louder than senior titles or tenure.

Crafting something so special with so little people and resources is a challenge like a masterpiece. We need your leadership and initiative to be successful. We do the daily hustle as we know that only by doing things get created. We understand that only with a healthy integration of work into our lives can we achieve great things. We understand that iteration is the fastest way to success and that success implies constant learning, failures, and triumph. We desire challenges. Every day.

This is Blankhans. A business. A family. Crafting virtual worlds that are here to stay.

We will win through

  • Our Talent: Finding and cultivating the absolute best talent and cutting edge craftsmanship across art, technology, and business disciplines. By betting on the extraordinary and high-performance teams that allow us to achieve meaningful results in a lean way.
  • Our Culture: The strong dedication everyone feels to our game projects and the way we build and iterate on meaningful virtual worlds.
  • Our Partners: We partner with our players to forge the game we and they enjoy the most to play. This means we will have the strongest product-market-fit possible.
  • Our Sustainability: As we optimize for a lean organization that operates with as little people and resources as possible we can sustain our small-scale company with growing success and ambitions.
  • Feedback is a driver: We do take feedback from our players and peers seriously and do give feedback to others to help them grow as a professional.

Do you want to be part of our story? Help build a live service that is fun for players around the globe and be a part of our journey to craft an extraordinary game studio. Check out our “How we work” to get an impression of where we are and what you will help to iterate.

Featured Game

Ultracore is a social survival sandbox game trying to modernize the genre with combining an instanced social hub where the whole game population can meet, trade and socialize with persistent survival sandbox world where the player is exploring the world of Ultracore.

Ultracore is based on the most popular German Pen & Paper show with Millions of views on YouTube and thousands of fan arts and a vibrant community. The game is build as a free-to-play live-service and planned to release on all platforms. The author of Ultracore Hauke Gerdes is Creative Director and Co-Founder together with a strong team of industry veterans.

Blankhans, the company behind the Ultracore game recently finished its Series Seed and got funded by the global leading games fund Griffin Gaming Partners.

For more info on our game, visit our Website and our Discord.

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