Engineering Manager, Gameplay

Engineering Manager, Gameplay

We're looking to build a world-class team of game-makers: folks bursting with creativity, who balance candor with compassion, and always, always, always hold themselves and their peers accountable to what's best for players.

As the Engineering Manager for our Gameplay team, you will be an integral part of the development on our brand-new, immersive open-world game. Working closely with engineering leadership on your team and the studio, shape the engineering standards, culture, and practices within the gameplay engineering team. While staying grounded in the product and technology, provide communication and delivery accountability to the group as a whole. This role reports directly to the VP of Engineering, providing a unique opportunity to influence the direction, methods, and philosophy of our engineering practices.

What you'll do:

  • Manage a team of gameplay engineers, fostering a creative and collaborative environment while providing mentorship to our growing team

  • Coordinate with the studio to ensure deployment of the team in the most impactful way, establishing documentation, planning, and process for team deliveries

  • Improve the code quality, feature development, and overall health by promoting our values and implementing best practices

  • Stay active in the iterative development process, ensuring exceptional player experiences and high engineering standards

You are a great fit if:

  • 5+ years of game engineering experience

  • 2+ years building and leading gameplay engineering teams

  • Experience with modern game engines, digital content creation tool, and their development pipelines (i.e. - Unity, Unreal)

  • Experience working on live service-based game and/or cross-platform game development and deployment

Please note - research shows that certain groups of candidates may not apply to jobs unless they meet every single requirement. If you see yourself at Believer but don't check every requirement, we would still love to be in touch with you for current and future opportunities.

What we offer:

Annual salary range: $157,000 - $231,000

Making great games is hard, so we do our best to make the other parts less hard.

  • Great compensation package and equity

  • Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance. Believer pays 100% of monthly costs for these plans

  • 401(k) with 100% employer matching up to 6% of salary

  • Access to Rightway service to help you navigate health insurance

  • Spring Health mental health services

  • 10 observed holidays + 10 days for Winter Break and "Take What You Need" PTO policy

  • Remote-friendly team #LI-Remote

  • We are committed to continuing to expand our benefits and perks to support all Believers


Believer is committed to creating a diverse environment where Believers of all backgrounds can do their best work and grow professionally. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

About The Believer Company

Believer is a global games company with developers all over the world, headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

We've built our lives around creating and serving games we're proud of — from Words With Friends to League of Legends, from Destiny to Plants vs. Zombies. We hope you've enjoyed them, and if our wishes have come true, you're still playing them today.

We still think this is just the beginning.

We are Believers, bonded together by a deep love for players, and a commitment to put them at the center of the games we create, the worlds we build, the stories we tell, and the business we run to keep the fun going for as long as players keep believing.

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