Gameplay Programmer

Keyword Studios
New Orleans Louisiana United States
9 days ago



The video games industry represents the pinnacle of interactive digital content. At Keywords, we are using our passion for games, technology and media to create a global services platform for video games and beyond. We aim to become the “go-to” provider of technical services. By working as their external development partner, we enable leading content creators and publishers to leverage our expertise and capacity across the lifecycle of interactive content. In doing so, we enable our clients who are operating in complex and fast moving environments to remain lean and agile, and to focus on creating and monetizing the most engaging experiences. We are trusted and relied upon by many of the world’s leading video game companies to work alongside them during concept, development and live operations by leveraging the breadth and depth of our industry leading service lines every step of the way.


High Voltage Software is a world-class, award-winning game developer with over 25 years’ experience. From first-person shooters to collectible card games to platformers- if you can dream it, we can make it. High Voltage prides itself on creating high-quality interactive content and crafting immersive experiences that take players to unimaginable worlds. Creating these worlds requires a massive amount of talent from design, art, audio, and engineering. Everyone at High Voltage is a contributor and collaborator. Combining outside the box problem solving with an efficient and proven production process, our diverse workplace culture allows us to create unique and rich experiences for players all over the globe.


High Voltage is looking for experienced Gameplay Programmers to join our growing Engineering team. We believe that the best gameplay experiences are driven by collaboration and iteration between gameplay programmers, designers, and artists. You will play a critical role in driving future gameplay features.


• Work closely with art and design to create and iterate on gameplay features

• Use rapid prototyping while ensuring that strong architectural and algorithmic decisions are made

• Be willing to accept and respond to critical feedback

• Support technical excellence of our games on multiple platforms

• Improve existing gameplay systems

• Contribute ideas toward all aspects of the game’s production and development

• Write robust, maintainable code


• Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience

• Unreal Engine development experience

• Experience developing games professionally on PC and consoles with shipped titles

• A keen analytical mind, with strong problem-solving skills

• Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect gameplay mechanics and tools

• Strong math skills

• Well versed in games and the ability to articulate what is strong/weak about the design of existing games (an interest in online games is preferred)

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Experience working on a live service game

• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently

• An in-depth understanding of how gameplay works and how to create fun, meaningful experiences for the player

• Passion for video games



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