Senior Gameplay Systems Engineer

Valkyrie Entertainment is currently looking for a Senior Gameplay Systems Engineer to join us on-site in Seattle to help us deliver high-quality games. 

As a Senior Gameplay Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for fully scoping, creating, and supporting core gameplay systems.  You have experience doing what it takes to get a game running smoothly, have built an arsenal of demonstrable code, and thrive solving challenges before others have even identified them.

Level: Senior

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Write well architected, extensible, and performant code that will be seen on millions of devices.
  • Scope, communicate, and execute on deep design-driven mechanics.
  • Own the overall gameplay architecture, identify risks, and communicate every step of the way.
  • Ensure delivery of all scheduled tasks.
  • Write and maintain documentation with architectural diagrams for all created systems.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of game development experience on PC, console, or mobile titles.
  • Experience delivery high-quality AI, audio, navigation, economy, IO or other related systems.
  • Experience working with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrable coding ability in C#/C++.
  • Demonstrable ability to scope all work from concept to delivery.
  • Attention for detail and correctness.
  • Self-starting projects, and knowing when to pull the plug.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for video games.
  • Previous experience using Unity, Unreal, and/or similar game engines.
  • Experience working with designers and/or creative leads.

Bonus Points

  • Graphics/Shader Programming
  • Online Client->Server Programming

Get in Touch:

jobs@valkent.com

Backend Engineer

Valkyrie Entertainment is currently looking for a Backend Engineer to join us on-site in Seattle to help us deliver high quality games. You will be responsible for creating highly configurable, scalable, and performant services for our game.

Our debut title,  Guns Up!™ was developed and released for Playstation 4 and Steam. Our studio has also been co-developing games with numerous developers since 2003.

Level: Mid-Senior

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of game development experience on PC, console, or mobile titles.
  • Solid understanding of CS fundamentals.
  • Excellent C# coding ability.
  • Demonstrable backend development experience.
  • Demonstrable cloud development experience.
  • Demonstrated ability of scoping all work from concept to delivery.
  • Unity development for iOS and Android.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the video game industry.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Write well architected and performant code.
  • Contribute to key technical discussions.
  • Contribute to broader architecture and software design discussions.
  • Ensure delivery of all scheduled tasks.
  • Write and maintain documentation for all created systems.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Shipped titles.
  • Python/Node/etc
  • Devops orchestration

Get in Touch:

jobs@valkent.com

Environment Artist

Valkyrie Entertainment is seeking experienced Environment Artists for on-site work in our downtown Seattle studio. We work with a wide range of Developers to provide artwork for their games as well as having our own internal projects that require art. 

Ideal candidates are technically minded and able to work in engines as well as create high quality props & textures.

Bonus:

Lighting
Experience with level building and modular construction
Houdini
Substance Designer

Key skills:

Max or Maya
Hard Surface Modeling
Zbrush
Substance Painter
Familiarity with PBR pipelines

Please send resume and online portfolio link to: jobs@valkent.com

Software Engineer

Valkyrie Entertainment is currently looking for a Software Engineer to join our highly-talented team to help us deliver high quality, exciting, and, most importantly, fun games.

Our debut title,  Guns Up!™ was developed and released for Playstation 4 and Steam. Our studio has also been co-developing games with numerous developers since 2003.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of game development experience on PC, console, or mobile titles.
  • Solid understanding of CS fundamentals.
  • Excellent C# coding ability.
  • Demonstrable backend development experience.
  • Demonstrable cloud development experience.
  • Demonstrated ability of scoping all work from concept to delivery.
  • Unity development for iOS and Android.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the video game industry.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Write well architected and performant code.
  • Contribute to key technical discussions.
  • Contribute to broader architecture and software design discussions.
  • Ensure delivery of all scheduled tasks.
  • Write and maintain documentation for all created systems..

Bonus Qualifications

  • Shipped titles.
  • Python/Node/etc
  • Devops orchestration

Get in Touch:

jobs@valkent.com