Senior Gamplay Engineer

Would you like to work on some of the greatest franchises in gaming history? Certain Affinity is an exclusive Austin studio; we’re a tightly-knit group of experienced industry veterans working at an entirely independent company. We’ve co-developed games in the Call of Duty, Halo, and Left 4 Dead franchises, and are now creating compelling new games of our own.

Certain Affinity is hiring for a Senior Gameplay Engineer, Do you dream in binary and want to work on high-profile projects with seasoned industry vets?  Your code is efficient and adaptable, and so are you.  That’s why Certain Affinity wants you to be one of our senior engineers who loves to work on gameplay.  So what are you waiting for? Let’s make some games together that people will be playing for years to come!


    • Work directly with artists and designers to create fun gameplay that feels good
    • Review technical proposals and designs
    • Usher gameplay features from conception to completion
    • Manage your own time by communicating task estimates and progress with other engineers and disciplines
    • Find efficient and creative solutions in an existing code base
    • Understand and enhance supporting engine systems to support your features
    • Be responsible for your feature’s network, memory, GPU and CPU footprint
    • Mentor other programmers


    • 3+ years of professional programming experience
    • Proficient in C/C++
    • Strong 3D math skills
    • Familiar with the core systems used by game features such as scripting, UI, rendering, animation, physics, and data pipelines
    • Experience with network – replicated game logic
    • Comfortable in a large established codebase
    • Able to complete complex tasks with minimal supervision

Extra Credit

    • 1 or more shipped titles
    • Console experience (XB1/PS4 preferred)
    • Development experience in Unreal 4
    • Experience in C# and Python
    • Passion for multiplayer action games