The Sandbox is building a decentralized metaverse, empowering creators and players to come together and build the world they’ve always wanted. It is our mission to build an inclusive and open metaverse. Building the bridge between blockchain, social experiences, and gaming. Creating long-lasting relationships through the power of community, creativity, and NFTs.

We are looking for an experienced Lead Gameplay Engineer to work on our blockchain based gaming platform. As a lead, you will help define the gameplay roadmap, designing the architecture and implementation of new core systems. You’ll guide and mentor other engineers in your team helping them and reviewing their work. You’ll collaborate with game designers to create new and fun gameplay experiences. Also you’ll be responsible for maintaining and optimizing existing systems in terms of memory, CPU and network bandwidth as Sandbox is a multiplayer first experience. You’ll also be responsible for creating long term development plans.

What you’ll be doing

  • Design, implement, and maintain gameplay systems
  • Prototype and code new gameplay features
  • Lead, mentor, and review the work of other gameplay engineers
  • Optimize and do bug-fixing of existing gameplay systems
  • Take part in the design process of the gameplay
  • Ensure that the systems are well-designed and optimal in terms of CPU and memory consumption
  • Create and execute long-term development plans and technical documentation
  • Follow best practices, development processes, documentation, and coding standards

What we’re looking for

  • Degree in computer science/information technology or relevant professional experience
  • 5+ years of experience in the game industry
  • Deep understanding of data structures and 3D math
  • Understanding of data-oriented paradigm
  • Deep knowledge of C# and/or C/C++
  • Multi-threaded programming skills
  • Online programming skills
  • Strong attention to detail and quality
  • Able to work in a collaborative and distributed development environment with excellent time-management, organization, and communication skills

You might also have

  • Experience with Unity and its new Data Oriented Technology Stack (DOTS)
  • Experience working in hardware-constrained scenarios (consoles or mobile)