Senior Gameplay Programmer in Montreal at Volt

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
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    Computer Industry
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Job Description

Senior Gameplay Programmer

Volt is looking to hire a Senior Gameplay Programmer for a Client in the Gaming industry in Montreal, QC. This is a permanent role offering full-time hours and benefits, as well as a dynamic and social work environment.

The ideal candidate for this position is an expert in developing software in C++, has several years of experience in the gaming industry, has worked on at least one published AAA game, and is passionate about the gaming industry.


  • Develop software in C++ by applying the principles of object-oriented coding;
  • Work with in collaboration with the Game Design and Animation teams to implement a gameplay system that particularly controls the main character;
  • Quickly prototype new gameplays;
  • Analyze and estimate the time, cost as well as the impact of the proposed functions;
  • Maintain ambition through every stage of a project;
  • Debug and optimize code as much at the lower levels than at the higher levels to guarantee consistence of the technical quality performance;
  • Work effectively with the programming and developing teams;
  • Train and guide the junior programmers;
  • Plan your own work effectively, and provide accurate updates on progress;
  • Be a positive contributor for the achievement of the project and team objectives.

Experience and qualifications

  • 5+ years of industry experience in Programming;
  • University diploma in programming, computer engineering, software engineering or the equivalent;
  • Must have excellent knowledge of C++;
  • Experience in developing main character systems;
  • 1 or more published AAA game as a programmer;
  • Experience programming for multiple platforms in an asset;
  • Passion for video games is a must.