Senior Software Engineer (C++)

Feb 22, 2023
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, San Jose, Vancouver and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.



What We Need:

Do you love the technical and tactical challenges that come with delivering a complex project that will be used (played!) by millions? Our Austin studio is looking for a Software Engineer to contribute to the next iterations of our beloved, award-winning games, which include NBA 2K, WWE 2K and an unannounced AAA which players will love!



What You Will Do:

  • Develop AAA games on the Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, and Xbox One
  • Implement new gameplay features across a diverse codebase
  • Provide scheduling input and status updates for completion of assigned tasks, and gather updates from the team
  • Write clean, robust, readable, well-documented, and efficient code that can be easily understood
  • Demonstrate the assignment & technology flexibility required to assist adjacent teams in an agile team environment, and contribute as a leader to the processes
  • Plan and complete assignments with little direction from leadership while providing direction in many situations
  • Contribute to building the team by participating in the recruiting process and leading interviews
  • Support and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching, and mentorship
  • Stay current with the latest trends in gaming technology, including AI, graphics, network communications, and game engines
  • Help acclimate new team members to the VCA engineering environment
  • Positioned to assume responsibility for game components, including system and potential technical leadership of other engineers



Who Will Be A Great Fit:

  • Experience designing and maintaining data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with a broad range of gaming platforms and programming languages, especially C/C++
  • Deep understanding of Object Oriented programming techniques and robust engineering practices
  • Experience with software development patterns (e.g. singleton, factory method, etc.)
  • Experience with 3D math (e.g. vectors, transformations, linear algebra)
  • An excellent teammate that takes joy in coding challenges, encourages suggestions from other team members, and provides feedback to others
  • Experience with multithreaded and asynchronous programming
  • Experience delivering recent generation console or mobile games
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of programming experience on commercial software projects
  • Game engine experience (e.g. Unity 3D, Unreal Engine)
  • Expertise with graphics programming
  • Experience developing AAA games
  • A love for games (not just ours!)


To learn more about Visual Concepts and our studio locations, check out our website at

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