Senior Gameplay Engineer

Hidden Leaf Games
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May 25, 2022
Full Time

Hidden Leaf Games is an indie game development studio founded with the mission of delivering a world-class experience that focuses on competition, progression and social play. We believe games are meant to be played together, regardless of skill level or platform. At our core, we’re players who deeply value the social and community interactions that competitive moments have to offer. We believe that competitive games create lasting moments and are committed to recreating that experience for others to enjoy.

We’re looking for a Senior Gameplay Engineer to join our Engineering team, helping deliver on the world of FANGS and bring our game to players across the world. The Senior Gameplay Engineer will closely partner with the rest of the Engineering and Design team to help create the world and deliver awesome competitive and social features. You will be expected to help guide the team, making architectural designs and implementations, and working on various high priority features.  This position will be focused on delivering high-quality, scalable code and architecture, while also mentoring other Engineers and QA team members.


  • Work with Product and Design teams to develop and ship code that captures our gameplay goals and prioritizes quality and player satisfaction
  • You should be comfortable with taking high level goals and developing a plan for delivering code that demonstrably delivers desired results
  • You will help develop and execute the Engineering roadmap
  • You will document code changes and coordinate with QA

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years of professional experience as an engineer in games
  • You are proficient in C++, defect tracking, and source control software
  • Experience building developer tools for content management
  • You’re super comfortable working in Unreal Engine and creating code that leverages the blueprint system

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with UE4
  • Previously worked on a live service game or shipped AAA titles
  • Experience with online game development
  • You’ve lead teams or projects before

About Us

We're a venture-funded game studio based across the world looking to create games meant to be played with anyone, anywhere. Our mission is to create core PvP games that focus on competitive mastery, core progression and social play. If you're looking to join a team that allows tons of creative freedom, ownership and moves fast, please apply!

We're hiring artists, animators, designers, engineers, producers, QA, and a UX director. Click here to view (and share) all of our open roles.

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