Unreal Engine Senior Gameplay Programmer

Posted 1 year ago

This role is expected to begin as a remote position, paid relocation to Pärnu will begin once the probation period has ended.

Job description

Gamecan is looking for an experienced Unreal Engine Senior Gameplay Programmer to join our team and help us create our new IP.

As a senior member, you will have the opportunity to bring the design vision to life by implementing and maintaining features that will shape the future of our game.

You will work in close collaboration with the team leads and the rest of the team, to deliver a truly unparalleled gameplay experience.


  • At least 5+ years of experience in the production of games for consoles and PC
  • At least one shipped project from start to finish as a Gameplay Programmer
  • Excellent knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 & 5
  • Experience working on multiplayer games
  • Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect game systems and tools
  • Strong math skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to tackle any challenge
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong debugging and optimization skills
  • A team-player attitude and willingness to collaborate with designers, artists, and other engineers
  • A keen sense of what makes gameplay systems fun


  • Implement innovative and robust multiplayer gameplay features using Unreal Engine
  • Collaborate with other departments to deliver an exceptional gameplay experience
  • Optimize gameplay systems for top-notch performance and scalability
  • Communicate effectively with other programmers, mentoring junior members of the team and contributing to constant team growth
  • Drive technical and architectural decisions and maintain a high-quality codebase ensuring best practices
  • Document your work to share knowledge on how to use the new systems and functionalities

Good to have

  • Experience with Third Person Multiplayer Shooters
  • Experience working on a live service game

What do we have to offer

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work with a talented and passionate team in the video game industry. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration
  • The office is in a new development right in the center of Pärnu, providing an easy commute and proximity to all the stores and restaurants
  • Adjustable desks – stand, sit, squat, or hang from the ceiling
  • Powerful desktop machines to work on – the PC waits for you, not the other way around
  • 1Gbit/s internet speed in the office, typically 300Mb/s at home
  • We are crazy about taking time off with new and old video games, a day at the spa, sauna, or the beach (yes, Pärnu has a kickass beach!). A rested developer is a happy developer
  • The team is phenomenal – over 40 people who are amazing to each other
  • The living costs in Pärnu are extra low. Even the most expensive apartments in the center have their rent of around 400-500€ per month
  • The living environment is probably one of the best and safest in the region. Check it out yourself: https://youtu.be/vJEAY3e4TBI
  • We work in a nurturing company culture where personal growth is highly valued. Your professional skills will also get buffed at the speed of light
  • We help you with relocation every step of the way to make sure it’s as smooth as possible
  • At Gamecan, we prioritize the well-being of our employees by providing comprehensive health and wellness benefits. These include complimentary access to mental health professionals, gym memberships, and exclusive spa discounts to support both mental and physical well-being
  • Additionally, our in-house professional masseur is available to help alleviate stress and promote relaxation
  • To celebrate the joyous occasion of welcoming a new family member, we extend a special bonus of 1000€ to our employees as a token of our heartfelt congratulations
  • Annually, we host a rejuvenating summer retreat, bringing together our global team members for a relaxing and enjoyable experience
  • We incentivize employee referrals with a rewarding bonus system for successful hires
  • Gamecan employees receive free complimentary access to Full Cycle Game Academy courses, while their immediate family members — parents, siblings, and children — benefit from a 50% discount on these educational offerings
  • To further enhance our employees’ daily experience, we provide monthly cab credits, making the commute to work more convenient and stress-free

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