Senior Gameplay Programmer

Zenimax Media, Inc. Richardson , TX 75080

Posted 2 months ago

Id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is looking for an experienced Senior Gameplay Programmer to join our team to work on some of the industries most celebrated and popular AAA titles. You will work closely with programmers, game designers, and artists to implement and improve fun game features for rewarding customer experiences.


  • Responsible for any aspect of gameplay programming from invention and prototyping to full implementation.

  • Write clear, maintainable, portable C++ code.

  • Work with the Lead Project and Lead Game Programmers to design and architect major gameplay systems.

  • Pro-actively communicate with artists and designers.

  • Capable of quick iteration and feedback loops while working with the team


  • 5+ years in the games industry or demonstrable work in the first-person shooter game.

  • Strong C++ coding and design experience.

  • At least one shipped title where credited as a Programmer.

  • Excellent math skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Self-motivated, but able to receive constructive feedback and integrate into work.

  • Comfortable working within a team environment that encourages strong software engineering, coding standards, and code reviews.

  • An understanding of and appreciation for milestones, schedules, deadlines, and efficient game development processes.

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.

  • Experience with any version of idTech.

  • Passion for developing and playing games.

  • Experience developing for online single player and/or multiplayer environment.

  • 3+ years game industry software development experience (mid-level)

  • Experience developing for multiple platforms.

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