Senior Gameplay Programmer
Darewise Entertainment

Darewise Entertainment

Senior Gameplay Programmer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris, Barcelone, London
  • Education: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years

The company

Darewise Entertainment

Darewise Entertainment

  • Software, Video Games
  • From 50 to 250 employees

The job

Senior Gameplay Programmer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris, Barcelone, London
  • Education: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years

Who are they?

Darewise Entertainment, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, is a game studio founded by veterans of the AAA games industry that is currently developing the play-and-earn sci-fi MMO ”Life Beyond”.

The core team includes Benjamin Charbit (game director Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag), Marc Albinet (game director of Assassin’s Creed Unity and Dying Light 2), Christian Bravery (art director of Black & White and the Fable series), Samuel Kahn (tech lead for Ubisoft’s Snowdrop Engine and Crytek’s Cryengine) and Vincent Marty (head of marketing Ubisoft EMEA and VP at ESL Gaming).

Together they lead a multicultural team with offices in Paris, Barcelona, and London, composed of passionate people whose collective mission is to pioneer the next generation of high-quality online multiplayer games. Darewise strongly believes in the positive power of online video games to create meaningful, interactive, and social experiences.

Life Beyond is a gaming metaverse where players embark on a journey to build a new civilization on planet Dolos. In this sci-fi world, powered by NFTs and a player-driven tokenized economy, players-citizens can decide who they want to become and the role they want to play in Life Beyond’s complex and many-layered society.

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Job description

At Darewise, we’ve got an incredibly exciting roadmap ahead of us, and to deliver on our objectives, we will grow our team significantly, and continue our approach to hire “best in class” technical, creative and operational talent, who are also excellent people and a pleasure to work with.

Please note that this position can be hybrid-remote in either Paris, or our new hub sites in Barcelona and London.

Responsibilities:

Darewise is looking for a talented Senior Gameplay Programmer for our upcoming MMORPG game “Life Beyond”! Our game features state of the art third person controls and combat, complex AI and living world systems. As a gameplay programmer, you will bring this world to life and build every aspect of the game, working closely with our artists and designers.

Here is a non-exhaustive list of your missions:

  • As part of our Gameplay team, design and implement the code needed to support the various game systems and AIs.
  • Work closely with game designers and level designers in order to bring their ideas to life
  • Implement algorithms and tools for designers to use when building the world
  • Implement client/server algorithms such as replication, latency compensation and to achieve a smooth result in a fast-paced combat gameplay
  • Ensure the performance and scalability of the game in the very unpredictable context of a MMO game.
  • Participate in design and feedback gathering sessions to make sure that the player’s experience always comes first

You give us your skills, dedication and enthusiasm, and here’s what you get back:

  • A competitive salary (based on experience) + discretionary part of the 20% profit shared with all employees
  • 35 days off per year
  • Flexible working hours without time tracking - we trust you to deliver on your work commitments
  • Choose where you wish to live! The company has hubs in Barcelona, Paris, London and support hybrid work
  • Visit your co-workers in other countries (€500/year)
  • Get brand new hardware

Preferred experience

  • 6/7 years of Experience in Gameplay programming with AAA game engines
  • Gameplay programming experience according to your skill level.
  • Very strong C++ skills with excellent software architecture and low level knowledge
  • Concern and sensibility for performance, memory usage and network bandwidth
  • Appetite for learning and staying ahead of the curve by keeping in touch with cutting edge techniques
  • Strong communication skills in english, comfortable working with non-technical people and remote teams
  • Passion for making games, self-motivation, driven to creatively solve problems, interest and willingness to participate in all the aspects of game development

Also nice to have:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience with client/server architecture and multiplayer games
  • Cross-platform experience: PC, Linux, Consoles…
  • Personal interest in MMO games and virtual worlds

Recruitment process

Our recruitment process consists of a preliminary application screening, HR Interview, Lead Interview, and Executive Interview, and may include a competency test or case study. In special cases, exceptions or modifications can be made.

Note: Though our office is located in Paris, English is our official office language. As such, we request for all applications to be submitted in English; non-English applications will not be considered.

Darewise Entertainment

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