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Physics Engineer

Company: Visual Concepts
Location: Novato
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

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 NeedThis. Job. Is. Fun. You'll get to invent and deploy pretty much any vehicle you can think of as a key part of the game experience in one the most legendary games in the world. We are seeking an outstanding senior engineer to own the implementations of new and existing physics simulations for vehicles in The City in NBA 2K. This role is remote, hybrid, or onsite, aligned with our Novato, CA studio. This role works under the supervision of the Park/Open World Lead.What You Will Do

  • Collaborate with producers to create and realize simulated physics for multiple vehicle types, along with collision response
  • Design, build and implement vehicle control systems
  • Prototype, test, and deploy a new vehicle framework in C++
  • Functionally manage a small team of engineers' vehicle work
  • Work with production on feedback loops for new models and controls
  • Own the final outcomes for implementation details
  • Advise junior engineers on standard methodologies
  • Who Will Be a Great Fit
    • 5+ years programming commercial projects in C++
    • Advanced physics knowledge, particularly in vehicles and collisions
    • Experience creating vehicle simulations (cars, hoverboards, jetpacks, skateboards, bmx bikes--- whatever it is you want to add!)
    • Stays ahead of the latest trends in gaming technology
    • Strong math skills
    • A passion for games (not just ours!)To learn more about Visual Concepts and our studio locations, check out our website at

Keywords: Visual Concepts, Novato , Physics Engineer, Engineering , Novato, California

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