Frontend Systems Engineer (Aftershock)
Job Number: FNG0006753
Organization: FoxNext
Job Type: Engineering
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job Posting Date: September 11, 2017

Job Description

At FoxNext Games LA, we marry the autonomy of a startup with the resources and stability of a large multimedia corporation. We are seeking a Front End Engineer to help us build intuitive and performant multiplayer mobile games. You will build systems and help define the core application architecture that will enable the industry’s top talent to deliver new content to fans worldwide, every day of the year.



Responsibilities

  • The majority of your time will be spent focusing on creation and improvement of systems
  • Expect to engage with other feature owners on the team – production, art, design, QA and product management.
  • Work closely with team members in a collaborative, agile environment.
  • Mentor other engineers as needed to increase their abilities and productivity. 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years professional game industry experience
  • Object-oriented design experience using C++ and/or C# 
  • Strong CS fundamentals in data structures and algorithms
  • Strong skills in trigonometry and vector math
  • Solid debugging, optimization, and problem solving skills
  • Strong understanding of hardware architecture and its impact on system design
  • Experience with working in other people’s code and adhering to coding principles
  • Accurate time and schedule management
  • Self-motivated, proactive and engaged attitude towards the project

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of Unity’s architecture
  • Strong knowledge of OpenGL, Metal, Vulkan, or Direct3D
  • Experience with AI/pathfinding, physics, animation, and audio
  • Solid understanding of client/server architectures
  • Shipped titles on iOS / Android
  • Good knowledge of building games as a service
  • Strategy game experience
  • Enjoys playing strategy games on mobile platforms

Division Description

Fox Next Games is on a never-ending mission to create unforgettable games for mobile devices. Our studio was built by passionate game makers dedicated to crafting playful, smart, addictively fun experiences. We care about accessibility, depth, innovation, and production values… but most of all, we care about our community of players. We don’t just make games, we play and love them too, making player empathy a core value for all of us.

If you’re thinking about joining our close-knit team you should love games, be world-class at making them, and understand fundamentally that great business results come from great games and loyal players. At Fox Next Games you’ll be working with some of the best developers in the world from hit games and franchises including This Means War, Command & Conquer, Battle for Middle-earth, and Empires & Allies.



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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