Gameplay Systems Engineer | Halo Infinite.
Skybox Labs
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
6d ago

SkyBox Labs is a game development studio that works on some of the world's most iconic games. Our projects include working as a co-developer on Halo Infinite, projects in the Minecraft Universe, supporting the development of Magic : The Gathering Arena, and more.

As one of Vancouver's fastest-growing game studios, since our inception in 2011, SkyBox Labs has evolved from a group of 8 people developing independent projects to a team of over 200+ engineers, artists, designers, producers, and more.

SkyBox Labs is looking for an experienced Software Engineer for our Halo Infinite team! As part of the Simulation team, your collaborative work will come to life, developing, supporting, and maintaining key animation components to support the multiplayer experience.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about gameplay, has strong animation experience, and enjoys games.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop key components to support an open world and multiplayer gaming experience
  • Support and extend existing gameplay systems that make up and run the simulation of the game
  • Build and test software in a multi-threaded networked environment and address issues as needed
  • Learn new technologies and systems to meet our technical and business needs
  • Work closely with both the SkyBox game team and our partners to maintain clear communication channels and a collaborative approach to game development
  • Qualifications :

  • 4+ years of experience as a C++ Software Engineer
  • 2+ years of experience working with gameplay systems
  • Animation programming experiencePC and / or console game development experience
  • Engineering within complex multi threading environments
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholder groups
  • Proven strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Nice-to-haves :
  • AAA experience is highly valued
  • Experience building animation runtime systems
  • Leadership or mentorship experience
  • A passion for games!
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    A Culture of Empowerment, Collaboration and Personal Growth

    Our studio's success can be attributed to our culture of empowerment, collaboration and personal growth.

    At SkyBox Labs, you can contribute to industry-leading titles, from legendary AAA franchises to independent IP, without compromising on culture.

    As a rapidly growing independent company, we maintain a 'small studio' feel with our flat structure, leading with authenticity, and fostering connection.

    We relentlessly support your growth and development. From team building through personal interest groups and clubs to studio-wide knowledge sharing through learning lunches, and more formalized programs like SkyBox U, we support our team every step of the way.

    One major thing that we're proud of is that we've been able to grow to the studio that we are today while ultimately cultivating an environment of trust and mutual respect where you can thrive.

    We value our team members' diverse backgrounds, hobbies, skills, and interests and we celebrate them! This is demonstrated through our broad spectrum of social clubs : Join our soccer team, fitness group, or one of our many D&D groups - you can even start your own!

    Work During COVID-19

    In order to keep our employees, candidates and community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of our teams are working from home within Canada, with plans to a return in a hybrid capacity later in 2022.

    All interviewing, onboarding, and most work will take place remotely for the foreseeable future.

    SkyBox Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

    Learn more about us at http : / / skyboxlabs.com /

    Although we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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