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Web Game Engineer

at ROBLOX Corporation (Redwood City, CA, USA) Full Time Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Job Description:

ROBLOX is one of the top ranked kids gaming sites on the internet! ROBLOX is unique among gaming sites in that kids are the main architects of their own worlds. Everything is customizable. Kids build their own social hangouts, invite others in party mode, engage in online chat and create virtual items using our site and 3D game client.

• Each month over 3 million unique visitors come to our site.

• Our revenues have increased every quarter for the past two years.

• Our team includes 12 top-notch engineers from NVidia, Pixar, Microsoft, Stanford, Berkeley and Cornell.

• Thousands of our users create interesting 2D and 3D content every day.

• We are backed by two VC firms that are highly ranked on thefunded.com

• We offer competitive stock options

• Our service is indescribably interesting and fun – we’ll let you decide for yourself.

We are hiring a Game Engineer to be an integral member of the ROBLOX team. You will be matched with and mentored by a senior software engineer from our veteran engineering team. You will get to work on a product with a rapid release cycle. The ideal candidate will be an intelligent, creative person who has a desire to learn new languages and bleeding-edge technology – and a passion to become a gaming guru. We prefer to hire generalists – this position will involve interaction with graphics, user interface, networking, installer, physics, sound, scripting, html/javascript/css, and build system code.

Projects you may work on include:

• Create API’s for a user-generated virtual world

• Execute security systems to keep ROBLOX games safe

• Build game designs and frameworks to facilitate new kinds of game play

Requirements:

• BS or MS in Computer Science or similar

• Production experience with some or all of the following: C++, STL, boost, html/javascript/css, game client development, web application development

• History of academic and/or professional excellence and passion for game development

• Game demos and/or portfolio a plus

How to apply:

Send resume to [email protected]