Contract Gameplay Programmer - San Rafael, CA


Telltale Games is searching for a qualified Contract Gameplay Programmer/Software Engineer to work on our growing library of XBLA episodic games. Gameplay Programmers are responsible for the implementation of the games using Lua, C++ and the Telltale Tools.

This position is contract, on-site in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Responsibilities
    • Implement gameplay-related functionality including controls, dialogs, puzzles, mini-games, etc using Lua and/or C++
    • Implement front end and menu systems, NPC interactions and various other scripted events
    • Implement special behaviors in various game scenarios according to story specifications and gameplay needs
    • Work closely with designers and tool engineers to create gameplay features using Lua and/or C++
    • Work with the Team Leads to implement gameplay systems and refine as needed
    • Test and refine gameplay features throughout the development cycle of the project
  • Essential Skills and Experience
    • Proven experience and proficiency with high level scripting languages (examples: Java Script, LUA, Python, Perl)
    • Familiar with C/C++
    • Demonstrated ability to write clear, maintainable code
    • Demonstrated ability to work with designers and artists
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Preferred Skills and Experience
    • Experience with proprietary game scripting systems, especially Lua
    • Experience with Visual Studio and Source Safe
    • Experience working on Xbox 360 or XBLA titles
    • Strong understanding of TCR requirements
    • Game industry experience in a design or programming position
    • B.S. in Computer Science, Math, or Engineering

If interested, please send your resume, salary requirements, and earliest start date to jobs@telltalegames.com with the subject "Contract Gameplay Programmer". Please be aware that you must be legally qualified to work in the United States to be considered for this position.

Telltale Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.


Posted 13 Jul 2009 3:34 PM by admin
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