ROBLOX: C++ Game Developer – ROBLOX – Leading Online Game Developer

Posted by | January 23, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: San Mateo, CA

URL: www.ROBLOX.com

ROBLOX is one of the top kids sites on the internet, with
over 4 million unique monthly visitors spending 20+ minutes per session!  We are a massively multi-player online game
that uses physics to simulate the real world. 
Everything in ROBLOX is user created, which makes us unique among
leading online and social gaming sites.
At ROBLOX we find the brightest, most talented people in the
industry and create positions around them. 
We are backed by two of the best VC’s you could find, Altos Ventures and
First Round Capital.  Our business model
is proven and we are generating growing cash flow from subscriptions, virtual
currency, ROBLOX cards (Gamestop, etc.), and advertising.
As a C++ Game Developer you will:
• Work with graphics, user interface, networking, installer,
physics, sound, scripting and build system code
• Contribute to developing our rendering, networking and physics engine
Requirements:
• Bachelors degree or higher in CS or similar discipline
• 3+ years experience with hardcore C++ in a production environment
• Experience with DirectX/OpenGL in a production environment
• A proven history of achievement – creative, intellectual,
academic, and/or professional
• Passion for games, toys, and customer value
Pluses:
• Experience with C++ game engines
• Knowledge of STL, Boost
• Experience with shaders and advanced rendering techniques
Additional reasons to work at ROBLOX include:
* Fun and Creative freedom. Your creativity will be rewarded with fast release
cycles and adoring praise from our users.
* Cutting Edge Technology. Our platform is a distributed
physics environment running in a custom game cloud, integrated with a highly
scalable web site. We are currently responding to 32,000 requests per second
and have our scaling sights set on 2X, 5X, and 10X.
* Location. Our San Mateo office is perfect for travel to
and from San Francisco and Silicon Valley via car or Caltrain.
Check us out at jobs.roblox.com.  H-1B
friendly.

To apply: Please send your resume to jobs@roblox.com

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