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Gameplay Engineer
San Francisco, CA

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Job Description

Gameplay Engineer

Booyah is doing cutting-edge work in the exciting, emerging industry of mobile entertainment. If you want to work in a very dynamic space and you're ready to roll up your sleeves come talk to us! We're looking for passionate Gameplay Engineers who can help us develop the best mobile games on the market today. As a developer on a small product team, you will be encouraged and expected to actively participate in every part of the process of shipping a game - from brainstorming initial concepts to delivering the final product.


* Work on iOS game application architecture and push development using Objective C
* Participate in all phases of our game development life cycle to convert concepts and specifications into released iOS game applications and features
* Develop gameplay systems and UI mechanics in partnership with designers, artists, and animators to bring the vision of the game to life
* Implement Gameplay or AI functionality using core engine features
* Co-develop tools with artists, animators, designers and core programming staff
* Measure and tune performance of critical code so that the game is efficient and scalable
* Assist in the sharing of ideas and exploration of new practices to continually improve the quality of game development within the Company
* Build game applications that will be used by millions of users


* Strong experience with iOS technologies (Objective C, Cocoa, iOS SDK) or experience developing games in C/C++
* B.S. in Computer Science
* Ability to set own goals and deliver features with a minimum of oversight
* Flexibility to change directions and contexts quickly and efficiently
* Good communication skills
* Solid understanding of algorithms, physics and math
* Experience working in game development
* Passion for gaming and for developing great games


* Familiarity with Cocos2D and Java
* Familiarity with the Android SDK
* Familiarity with Android hardware
* Experience working with backend server code and server/client communications

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