Lead Gameplay Engineer Job Description

Lead Gameplay Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead Gameplay Engineer to join our team.


  • Design and architect new game systems;
  • Promote best in class standards for code designcolor development, debugging,optimization, testing, anddocumentation;
  • Activelyparticipate in recruiting and onboarding new talent to your growingteam;
  • Refine systems throughout the development cycle of the project;
  • Collaborate with designers, artists, and other engineers for feature development;
  • Coach, mentor, and motivatedevelopmentteams to reachproject goals on timeand produceexcellent quality gaming experiences;
  • Lead the gameplay programming team.


  • Strong debugging skills;
  • Experience with network game client/server architecture;
  • Experience with multi-threaded programming;
  • Code to clearly defined performance and memory usage specs;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience;
  • Solid architecture, system design, and analytical skills;
  • Self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude;
  • 10+ years of software development experience;
  • Experience developing for multiple platforms (Windows, PS4, Xbox One);
  • Excellent programming skills/experience in C++
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • 2+ years of lead programmer experience;
  • Excellent 3D math skills.