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Lead Engineer

Location: Austin, TX, United States
Job # 10995262
Date Posted: 05-25-2018
Title: Lead Engineer
Location: Austin, TX
Salary: $100,000- $105,000


An exclusive Austin gaming studio is looking for a Lead Engineer.  If you have familiarity with the core systems used by game features such as scripting, UI, rendering, animation, physics, and data pipelines.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of engineers, varying in levels
  • Turn ambiguous technical requirements into well-defined tasks that are delivered on time
  • Brainstorm with artists, designers, and producers to prioritize, schedule, and assign tasks to the engineering team
  • Hire and mentor less experienced engineers, providing feedback and career growth and development opportunities
  • Lead by example; 50% hands-on programming, 50% people management
  • Facilitate team communication and collaboration
  • Establishe departmental processes and best practices
  • Create solutions in existing code bases
  • Be responsible for your team’s network, memory, GPU and CPU footprint
 
Requirements:
  • Experience leading a team of 4 or more engineers on a shipped title
  • Proficiency in reading and writing C/C++
  • At least 3 years of experience coding
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Familiarity with the core systems used by game features such as scripting, UI, rendering, animation, physics, and data pipelines
  • Comfortable working in a large established codebase
 
 
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