Lead UI Engineer

Aug 10, 2022
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Would you like to work on some of the greatest franchises in gaming history? What about working on our new original IP? Certain Affinity is the largest independent developer in Texas, based out of Austin, and we have a growing presence in Toronto, Canada. Our culture reflects the values and the vibrant nature of the cities we call home. This includes ​a commitment to evolution, diversity, excellence, and work-life balance. We're best known for co-developing numerous AAA FPS games, though now we are creating compelling new games of our own. We're always on the lookout for amazing talent to join our team.

You could be the Lead UI Engineer we are looking for; do you dream in binary and want to work on high-profile projects with seasoned industry vets?  Your code is efficient and adaptable, and so are you. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s make some games together that people will be playing for years to come!


  • Lead a team of UI engineers of various skill levels
  • Implement UI in a proprietary engine writing C++ and Lua
  • Collaborate with art and design teams
  • Contribute to a large codebase, adding features and improving performance
  • Debug and troubleshoot problems in unfamiliar code through careful analysis and performance tools (such as PIX)
  • Communicate with external partners to resolve issues and develop efficient solutions


  • 5+ years of experience as a UI Engineer
  • Shipped multiple titles as a UI Engineer
  • Strong skills in C++, data structures, and object-oriented design
  • Comfortable in Lua or similar scripting languages
  • Experience with graphics and multithreaded environments
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Passion for UI/UX and multiplayer FPS games

Extra Credit:

  • Development experience in multiple game engines, including proprietary engines
  • Console experience (Xbox One/Xbox Series family preferred)
  • Experience with UE4 UMG and its Blueprint designer panel
  • Experience with additional languages (C#, Python, JavaScript, Go, etc.)

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