Senior Software Engineer - Gameplay Specialization

San Francisco, CA
Impulse Gear is a leading VR Game Studio in San Francisco CA.  We released our first VR Game called Farpoint in May of 2017 which has been well received by Core Gamers worldwide.  Founded in 2013, our studio is comprised of exceptional game development talent from both the AAA and Mobile Game industry.  Our core team has over 40 years of game development experience working on some of the largest and most successful titles in our industry’s history.   We are looking for game developers who want to solve unique and interesting challenges, and want to have the ability to make a significant impact on future titles we are developing.  We value fast iteration and people who take initiative and love to learn!
Here is a link to our story trailer for Farpoint -


    • 6+ years of game development experience or a combination of both experience and education
    • Proficient in C++
    • Experience with UE4 gameplay systems
    • Desire to work on Virtual Reality games
    • Extensive experience with vector math and matrices
    • Ability to work under tight time constraints and deadlines
    • Must have a positive and supportive attitude and enjoy working with others


    • Design and implement new gameplay features to support the unique requirements of our next title
    • Develop gameplay systems for weapons, enemies, encounters, etc
    • Work with designers and other stakeholders to develop requirements
    • Be able to give and receive game design feedback
    • Work independently to complete projects with limited supervision
    • Be tightly integrated into the team and proactively gather requirements across disciplinary boundaries
    • Always be learning and staying current with new techniques in the art of making games
Impulse Gear is a leading VR game development studio, solving unique problems and bringing new creative ideas to our industry.  We offer competitive compensation packages, with stock options, along with top end health coverage and other benefits.  We are located in the heart of San Francisco, close to BART and many restaurants.  We have a fun collaborative team, and are committed to ensuring our employees success. 
Impulse Gear is committed to an inclusive and diverse employee base, and is an equal opportunity employer.