Combat Engineer

Programming Combat Engineer

Soverance Studios is looking for a skilled combat engineer to help improve the combat systems in Ethereal Legends.

Your task will be to design, develop, and implement single player third-person action melee combat systems within Unreal Engine 4. You'll need to provide critical analysis of development practices with the goal of improving the game's quality. As combat is part of the core gameplay loop, your focus is on "finding the fun" and making the game's combat both interesting and engaging.

  • Fluent in C++ / Blueprints
  • Experience with gameplay programming and optimization
  • Experience with gameplay A.I. systems
  • Speaks "designer" fluently while remaining technical in execution
  • Self-motivated and self-directing
  • Knowledgeable about many aspects of game development
  • Comfortable working within and extending an existing code framework
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with third-person action game development
  • Experience with developing RPGs / ARPGs

  • Degrees in computer science, engineering, mathematics, other related fields.
  • Shipped at least one PC or console title as a combat designer/engineer
  • Local to Atlanta, GA

The position described here is a remote contract position with a three (3) month duration. The intended workload is estimated to be 10 to 15 hours per week. Before applying, please read the "Working With Us" section of our FAQ to understand our tools and hardware policies.

Ethereal Legends is an action RPG built with Unreal Engine 4, currently available for purchase on Steam.

Soverance Studios is an equal opportunity employer located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to If you're applying for an art position, be sure to include a link to your online portfolio with your application.

All applications without a resume and/or portfolio will be immediately discarded.

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