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Senior Software Engineer - Game Team

Santa Monica, Los Angeles Interactive
Skydance Interactive – developers of the hit game The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners –is looking for Senior Software Engineers with specialties in AI, graphics, and low-level systems to help develop our next generation of groundbreaking games.  Skydance Interactive (formerly, The Workshop and now part of Skydance Media) has a long track record of work on top tier titles such as The Evil Within, XCOM 2, and Gears of War 4.  We provide a dynamic, demanding, and highly collaborative team environment where industry veterans and fresh upcoming talent work side by side to create world-class games across a variety of platforms. 


  • Direct development of major game systems and engine architecture
  • Create efficient systems to deliver top tier experiences across a range of established and emerging platforms
  • Research and implement new technologies to push the boundaries of what our engine can achieve
  • Collaborate with the art and design teams to plan features and extend the overall vision of the game
  • Advise and mentor other members of the engineering team
  • Promote strong code discipline and engineering practice throughout the organization
  • Work with other leads and producers to establish game related tasks and schedules
  • Provide critical analysis of development practices with the goal of improving game quality, team efficiency, and cultivating a positive working environment
  • Help drive the product to completion with the highest standards of quality, performance, and polish
  • Requirements

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience
  • Mastery of C++11
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in AAA game development
  • Previous leadership experience or demonstrated leadership potential
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4, a plus
  • Shipped at least one PC/Console or VR game using UE4
  • Next-gen console experience (PS5/XBSX), a plus
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    Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.