3Cs Gameplay Programmer

Well Told
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June 9, 2022

Hey there!

Well Told is an indie game company that focuses on balancing good stories and tight gameplay for cutting-edge platforms and mediums. We are located in Orange County, CA and we’re looking for a 3Cs Gameplay Programmer (Character, Controls, Camera) to join our project.

If you’d like to know more, send us an application! We’re excited to meet you.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build and maintain an immersive First Person Perspective pawn that captures the feel of our gameplay goals, and integrates tightly with existing game systems.
  • Collaborating and working cohesively with members of different disciplines (Design, Production, Animation, QA, etc.)
  • Write maintainable, shipping quality C++, that can be extended upon, and maintained by the engineering team as a whole.


  • Shipped at least one product in Unreal Engine with a first or third-person perspective.
  • B.S. Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience bringing a pawn from the ground up, to a polished and shippable state.
  • Able to take initiative and pay close attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge of 3D Math and its use in gameplay systems.
  • Ability to work autonomously and self-organize.
  • Strong working knowledge of Unreal’s animation system.
  • Good command of C++, including refactoring, optimization, debugging, and testing.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Epic’s Gameplay Ability System
  • VR Experience
  • Experience developing for multiple platforms.
  • Interest in game design, and a strong understanding of what makes responsive and intuitive game mechanics
  • Knowledge and experience of modern FPS games.

Additional Details

  • Freelance/Contract – (Full-time potential in the future).
  • Remote or Office
  • Location: Orange County, CA
  • 2+ years of experience.

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About Us

We are an independent game studio that strives for high-agency narrative experiences in unique player-focused universes.

We believe that high-agency narrative content is the future of gaming, and as a young team we have specialized in cutting edge games storytelling for our 5+ years together.

From our own intellectual property in and out of VR to branded branching narratives partnering with Night School Studio, Telltale Games, Netflix, and more, we have touched every aspect of the narrative development pipeline and are eager to share our experience with partners, publishers, and fellow companies alike.

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