Lead Gameplay Engineer
Division ZeniMax Online Studios
Location Hunt Valley MD


ZeniMax Online Studios is looking for a Lead Gameplay Engineer to lead a gameplay team and develop game systems in our new engine for the studio’s next AAA project.


  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • 2+ years of lead programmer experience
  • Excellent programming skills/experience in C++
  • Solid architecture, system design, and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude
  • Experience with multi-threaded programming
  • Code to clearly defined performance and memory usage specs
  • Excellent 3D math skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code
  • Strong debugging skills


  • Lead the gameplay programming team
  • Design and architect new game systems
  • Refine systems throughout the development cycle of the project
  • Collaborate with designers, artists, and other engineers for feature development

Preferred Skills

  • Experience developing for multiple platforms (Windows, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience with network game client/server architecture

Join a great team and start your massively multiplayer career with us!

ZENIMAX ONLINE STUDIOS is hiring for The Elder Scrolls® Online, Commander Keen, and future projects. We’re looking for talented, self-motivated people of varied experiences and backgrounds with the desire to make great games. Welcome to ZOS!

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