Jr Game Programmer (Unreal)

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 Jr Programmer to join our project.

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

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Engineering department to expand and add functionality to various gameplay systems.
  • Communicate, collaborate, and work cohesively with members of different disciplines (Design, Production, Animation, QA, etc.)
  • Take initiative and pay close attention to detail.
  • Work closely with the design team to refine and solidify systems and features.
  • Triage bugs, evaluate the impact, and narrow down potential causes.


  • B.S. Computer Science/Software Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Strong foundation of OOP principles, and familiarity with C, C++ or C#.
  • Familiarity with either Unity, Unreal Engine, or similar engines.
  • Good knowledge of 3D Mathematics, and how they apply to gameplay.
  • Eager to learn and continue to sharpen engineering skills.

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine and Blueprints.
  • Experience with VR game development.
  • Familiarity with behavior trees, finite state machines, and stateful patterns.
  • Experience working on physics-based game projects.
  • Familiarity with FPS and Action games.

Additional Details

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

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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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