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Snap Inc. Software Engineer - Game Engine in London, United Kingdom

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.

We’re looking for a Full Stack Programmer to join PlayCanvas! As a member of the PlayCanvas team, you will help shape games in Snapchat. Working from our central London offices, you’ll collaborate with engine and tools programmers to build a truly next-generation platform for creating incredible HTML5 games.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop a world class game engine editor application

  • Work with engine run-time programmers and front-end/back-end programmers to expose engine features to game developers

Minimum qualifications:

  • Proven years experience developing complex web applications

  • Exceptional coding skills in JavaScript (ES6) both in the browser and in a Node.js environment

  • Excellent HTML5 and CSS3 skills.

  • Database expertise (preferably with DocumentDB or DynamoDB).

  • Experience with AWS infrastructure

  • Knowledge of 3D mathematics (vector algebra)

  • A passion for the latest game engine techniques and enabling the creativity of others

Preferred qualifications:

  • Understanding of game engine architecture and practical experience working on game engine related tooling

  • Experience in one or more of the following: real-time graphics (ideally WebGL), animation, physics

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail

  • Experience with content creation apps like 3ds Max, Maya or Blender

About Us

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at accommodations-ext@snap.com .

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