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Get a job:  Hades  dev Supergiant Games is looking for an Engine Programmer

Get a job: Hades dev Supergiant Games is looking for an Engine Programmer

December 11, 2019 | By Staff

December 11, 2019 | By Staff
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Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.

Engine Programmer, Supergiant Games

Location: San Francisco, California

Supergiant Games, the independent studio behind Bastion, Transistor, Pyre, and Hades, is seeking a talented generalist software engineer to port, extend, optimize, and maintain Hades and our proprietary code base across a variety of platforms. Our ideal candidate would relish the technical challenges inherent in cross-platform engineering, rendering, multi-threading, systems architecture, and optimization.


  • 2- or 4-year college Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent work experience
  • Credit on at least one commercial game project
  • Experience certifying and shipping a console or mobile game
  • Experience with multi-threading and rendering
  • Fluent in C/C++ and excellent math skills
  • Strong written and verbal, technical and non-technical communication skills
  • Local resident or willing to relocate to San Francisco area


  • Optimize our game engine for performance and compatibility with existing platforms
  • Help port our game engine to new or emerging platforms
  • Work with Quality Assurance to identify and fix performance, compatibility, and functional issues across different platforms
  • Implement new engine features, pipeline improvements, and tools on future projects in collaboration with the development team

What we offer:

  • Work on a small, creative, high-performance team
  • Help architect and implement the underlying technology of Supergiant’s current and future titles
  • Competitive compensation and medical benefits, including 401k

Interested? Apply now.

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