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Senior Unreal Game Engineer (UE4/UE5)

RemoteSwitzerland, Genève, BaarEngineering

Job description

Avant Labs is looking for a senior level game developer who is able to take ownership and operate autonomously. Someone who can manage complex projects and combine the art of programming with the art of design. You should be someone who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, while being proactive in and aware of all aspects of the game (game design, level design, art, animation, 3D objects, environment, AI, scenario, etc.)

As Unreal Game Developer at Avant Labs you will be working on creating the next generation of high quality play to earn games including our flagship game Elarium. You will be designing and implementing C++ code with clean patterns and blueprint interfaces on the Unreal Engine editor, will also work on bug fixing and maintaining plugin/application code base and work on analyzing and fixing common problems in plugins and modules such as memory usage, and performance. You will also Collaborate with other networking software engineers to create and maintain a scalable multi-server solution on top of Unreal Engine.

You will be part of the engineering team, composed of frontend developers, designers, game developers, devops engineers, smart contract and backend developers. As a team we are responsible for making sure that all the products are delivered with the highest quality from design to production. Other (team) responsibilities would be, taking the SFX created by the audio artists and bring immersion/feedback to the player by building elaborate AAA implementation techniques; Create blueprints, develop tools, automate tasks and all post-process materials in Unreal Engine 4/5; Quickly solve issues related primarily to Audio, Art, and possibly for other departments.

Currently we have several projects being worked on: Discord bot automation, smart contract development, frontend and Web3 development, game development with the latest Unreal Engine version, development of service in the backend to support the information flow, infrastructure management and more. You will be responsible for maintaining our existing products as well and monitoring their health. You will also be directly involved in the design and implementation of anything that could improve the user experience and game play of any of our games. We expect you to be able to perform code reviews and make sure that we have good test coverage on our code and that we maintain a high code quality as a team.

Note: This is a fully remote position. In order to align with the rest of the team it is important that you operate no more than 3 hours from Central European Time (CET/CEST). We collaborate through modern tooling such as Slack, Google teams, Notion & Github in order to stay aligned during working days and towards our milestones.

Job requirements

Who you are

  • You have least 5 years of professional experience as a Game Dev Engineer, UE4 Developer (or comparable role)

  • You have at least 2 years of proven experience in a Senior or Lead Position

  • You strive for exemplary code and have understanding what that means and why it matters

  • You have experience working in a fully remote working environment

  • You operate no more than 3 hours from Central European Time (CET/CEST)

  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • You have strong written and spoken English

Qualifications & must haves

  • You are an expert in UE4, with a focus on Blueprints and C++

  • You have excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • You have the ability to collaborate and work well other disciplines

  • You are comfortable wearing many hats and jumping into something new from time to time

  • You are knowledgeable in refactoring and optimization when they are appropriate

  • You have excellent technical design and/or code review skills

  • Proficiency in C++ is a plus

  • Experience with version control, preferable Git

Optional - nice to haves

  • Experience with UE5

  • Experience with Perforce Helix Core

  • Passionate about blockchain and technology in general

You’ll want to work with us because
We are a fully remote European team consisting of 35 experienced professionals. We are self starters and problem solvers, builders and theorists, united by the hunger to make our mark in one of the most promising developments of our time. We aim to empower each team and every individual with transparency, clear objectives, autonomy, and ownership.

Ambitious and focused about inspiring our people to do more and go beyond the conventional, we lead with empathy and build with commitment. We are excited to build a working culture and employee experience in which everyone can come to work. A place where equity and inclusion provides everyone a safe and inspiring workspace to collaborate, belong and be themselves.

Benefits & Perks

  • Work and connect professionally with the best people for the job throughout Europe - not just from your zip code.

  • A yearly budget for work and leisure. Pimp your home-office or get a subscription for movie evenings & chill. It’s all possible.

  • 60.000 - 84.000 EUR annually, depending on experience

We’ll want to work with you because

Let us know!

If you feel we should know who you are and what you can do, we are looking forward to receive from you:

  • A personal cover letter introducing yourself to us

  • Your detailed resume

  • A link to your LinkedIn profile

  • If you have, a link to Github and/or personal portfolio

  • Anything else you’d like us to know

Avant Labs