Playground Games is looking for an experienced Gameplay Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team. You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

Working as a Gameplay Engineer your role will see you liaising between multiple engineering teams, in addition to other departments, so good communication skills are essential. The experience you bring will enable you to shape the direction, technology and processes of a new team working on an exciting project.

Your passion for writing quality software using strong engineering practices will enable you to develop world leading game features of a AAA title. Your excellent communication skills will see you working with members of all disciplines to implement game features which offer players innovative gameplay experiences.


You should have:


  • Expert C++ and software architecture skills
  • Experience working on a large-scale AAA action adventure or RPG titles
  • An eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to design and implement re-usable systems
  • A passion for games

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare chance to shape the future of an exciting, large-scale AAA title from the outset. It will provide exciting new challenges for any experienced developer looking to further their career and create world class games.

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“Having started as a graduate engineer, working at Playground has been an amazing experience where I get to learn from talented and experienced engineers while working on a project that is both fun and challenging. ”