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Senior Gameplay Programmer - Combat

Warner Bros. Discovery
London (Greater)
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

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Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery... the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are...

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next...

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role...

Rocksteady is looking for an enthusiastic and talented Senior Gameplay Programmer to work on core gameplay systems such as combat and enemy AI.

This is a highly creative role that will allow you to work alongside world class developers for the sole purpose of creating awesome, next generation games.

Your Role Accountabilities...

  • Develop, drive and maintain gameplay systems such as enemy combat, traversal, abilities and other core gameplay systems
  • Collaborate and work closely with Design and Art teams to develop, iterate, tune and polish gameplay systems
  • Be a positive and proactive team member in the gameplay development process with a keen eye for detail

Qualifications and Experience...

  • Have a raw passion and the ability to contribute and advance all aspects of the game

  • Enthusiastic about modern development techniques with advanced understanding in modern C++ software design, programming and debugging
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Great team communication skills
  • Experience in developing gameplay mechanics in a networked multiplayer third person action game is beneficial
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4 is preferred


How We Get Things Done...

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits...

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at [email protected].


The most innovative ideas and solutions come from the widest range of thoughts and ideas –and it is our people who distinguish us. The diverse minds, experiences, cultures and unique points of view of our employees give Discovery a competitive advantage.” David Zaslav, President and CEO

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