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Topgolf Game Client Engineer, Mobile Games in San Francisco, California

Overview

Topgolf Media is looking for an experienced, hands-on Game Client Engineer to implement and maintain game systems across our client/server architecture. He/She will work within a cross-functional team, planning and delivering technical improvements or new features that are an integral part to the player experience and overall product.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive the development of big and complex new features or improvements to existing ones

  • Contribute to the overall quality of the user experience with a focus on game feel and performance

  • Collaborate and communicate with cross-functional departments including: game design, product management, marketing, etc.

  • Tackle difficult technological challenges and problems

  • Embracing the challenge of working in a cross platform/cross play environment

  • Work in a demanding and exciting C# environment with a highly dedicated team

  • Build engaging features that will take the product to the next level

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Strong C# programming skills

  • Strong understanding of the basics of software engineering fundamentals: design patterns, game framework architecture at scale, maintainability over time, etc.

  • Knowledge of game engines, in particular Unity or similar technology (e.g. Unreal Engine)

  • Experience developing and shipping games on mobile and/or desktop platforms

  • Experience in source control tools like git or perforce

  • Understanding of server authoritative feature design and implementation.

  • Highly-motivated self-starter with a passion for creating high quality software

  • Enjoy solving complex technical problems, especially in large systems

Pluses

  • Experience working with physics, animation and shader development

  • Sports fan

  • Passion for games

About Topgolf Media

Based in San Francisco, Topgolf Media creates and distributes advanced media content, enabling the Topgolf community to experience the best times of their lives. The division enhances in-venue golf games as well as creating experiences outside of the venues with apps, websites and virtual experiences. In addition, Topgolf Media cultivates relationships with global partners, sponsors and ambassadors to promote innovation within the Topgolf brand.

Topgolf Media provides an intimate, fast-paced, collaborative environment that combines its love of sports, entertainment and lifestyle to produce quality content. We have a top-notch team that strives for the best and we are looking for others who prioritize quality and innovation. Our goal is to create compelling experiences to engage Topgolf fans of all walks in new, innovative ways. www.topgolfmedia.com

Our Games

WGT Golf: ( and mobile app stores) is the #1 free golf game with over 450 million virtual rounds played and 5+ million mobile downloads. WGT Golf features 24 famous virtual golf courses including Bandon Dunes, Pebble Beach® and St Andrews. WGT Golf runs the annual Virtual U.S. Open in partnership with the USGA, and has partnered with NBC's Golf Channel and David Leadbetter. WGT Golf offers a range of virtual golf equipment from leading manufacturers, including Callaway, Cleveland, Nike, Ping, Srixon and TaylorMade.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Topgolf is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

Topgolf Media does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website, employees or Human Resources. Topgolf Media will not pay fees for unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Topgolf Media and will be processed accordingly without fee.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco

ID 2020-14346

Position Type Salary

# of Openings 1

Address 100 California St

Category Information Technology

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