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Senior/Lead Engineer

Engineering | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Seismic Games is seeking a clever, capable, and experienced Engineer to help build the next generation of games.

Seismic Games’ engineering teams are comprised of top-notch game makers who thrive on the love of gaming. Teams at Seismic are structured to allow everyone to be a major contributor to the game they are helping define, build, and ship. Our intent is to bring together best-of-class teams to tackle an array of differentiated and interesting mobile and VR games. Our creative department and executive management have long, significant experience delivering well-reviewed titles in the PC, console, and mobile markets. We are leveraging that experience into the mobile and VR gaming space.


  • Being smart, dedicated, self-motivated, positive, friendly, and ready to learn and teach
  • Rapidly gathering, understanding, prototyping and creating effective solutions for complex requirements
  • Working effectively and proactively in a team environment with tight deadlines and baffling challenges
  • Utilizing leading-edge tools and systems
  • Understanding and being able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and analyze complex systems
  • Producing clean, concise, expressive, and well-managed code
  • Excitedly working with new and upcoming technologies in mobile, VR, AR, mixed-reality, and beyond
  • Anticipating the needs of art and design teams to ensure systems and tools are available to meet their needs
  • Independently learning the latest trends and technologies in the field
  • Working with other engineers to improve our codebase
  • Delivering feedback compassionately and constructively in order to improve oneself, others, and the project


  • Unity, Visual Studio, and C#
  • C++, Objective-C, and Java
  • Windows and OSX
  • iOS, Android, and PC
  • Perforce, Jenkins, and JIRA


  • 5+ years experience working as a game engineer
  • Involvement in several high-quality game experiences with several shipped titles in meaningful roles
  • Experience helping, mentoring, and supporting other engineers

Bonus Points:

The ideal candidate also has experience with, knows, and understands:

  • Render pipelines, shaders, compute, and other GPU technologies
  • Physics, determinism, 3d math, and linear algebra
  • Optimization, systems architecture, profiling, tooling, and reporting
  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning, procedural content, and emergent gameplay
  • Scripting languages, dynamic behavior, parsers, and compilers
  • Code review systems and best practices