Open Positions

Check out the open positions below or simply send an email to jobs@againstgrav.com with your resume. 


SERVER ENGINEER

We need a full-time Server Engineer. You will be working in our Seattle, WA office.

You’ll be primarily responsible for the design and development of the cloud services powering our game. We are a small, agile team so you’ll be expected to work on a broad variety of features and systems. We will also expect you to contribute creatively by being involved in the design process, and proactively prototyping new ideas and solutions.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years writing and maintaining code for an online game or service
  • Knowledge of synchronization techniques in stateless distributed systems, and experience building RESTful API backend services
  • Experience using various cloud storage systems (SQL, NoSQL, Blob storage, etc.) and an understanding of the tradeoffs between them
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in fast-moving, ambiguous development environments
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve

 

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience with Game Development
  • Experience with Entity Framework, ASP.NET, and WCF
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud services
  • Experience working on backend services for social networks

 

We know server experience can be difficult to acquire in the early years of your career. Still if you're a quick learner and passionate about online services, feel free to apply even if you don't match the requirements perfectly.  


SR. GAME ENGINEER

We need a full-time Game Engineer. You will be working in our Seattle, WA office.

We are a small, agile team so you’ll be expected to work on a broad variety of features and systems. We will also expect you to contribute creatively by being involved in the design process, and proactively prototyping new ideas and solutions.

 

REQUIREMENTs

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum five years of experience in games or a closely-related field – we want to see shipped games (small/indie games are fine)
  • Fluency in networking and multiplayer concepts
  • Strong 3D math background (e.g., linear algebra, vector math)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in C#
  • Experience with Unity, Unreal, or a similar game engine
  • Comfortable working in fast-moving, ambiguous development environments.
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve

 

BONUS POINTS

  • Strong background in Augmented and/or Virtual Reality technologies (e.g., HTC Vive, Steam VR, Oculus Rift, etc.)
  • Recent console experience (e.g., PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Experience with live services and rapid-deployment
  • Experience with metrics/telemetry
  • Experience with and passion for design

PROGRAM MANAGER

We need a full-time program manager. You will be working in our Seattle, WA office. Rec Room is a global, massively multiplayer social game and UGC service with a rapid update cadence and an active user base.

Your role will include the following key duties:

  • Work with the development team to plan, track and deliver shipping features.
  • Drive the planning process, facilitate key planning conversations
  • Maintain, assign, and prioritize bug lists and work items
  • Monitor specific analytics, preparing reports and alerts for internal audiences
  • Own the process for deploying new updates to the app
  • Organize and drive a regular cadence of internal and external testing
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with the Rec Room community, so you can respond to comments and feedback.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or equivalent.  This is a technical role
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  We want to see something you organized from start to finish.  
  • Demonstrated ability to rally groups of people to achieve positive results.  We want to see examples (can be offline, online, personal, or professional)
  • Demonstrable track record of positive interaction with online communities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive, patient, and persistent attitude
  • Comfortable working in fast-moving, ambiguous development environments.
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with VR and games
  • Scripting ability (e.g., Powershell or similar)
  • Deep familiarity and comfort with online communities on Reddit, Discord, etc.

We need a full-time UGC Designer. You will be working in our Seattle, WA office.
Our app, Rec Room, is a social VR service with a growing community of users from all around the world. Our mission is to ensure that Rec Room is a fun and welcoming environment for people from all walks of life.

Your role would include the following:

  • Working with developers, artists, and other designers to design and build creative tools which will be used by the Rec Room community
  • Thinking systemically about our existing toolsets and roadmap.  What's needed next?  What's missing?  Where are the pain points?
  • Talking to our community to understand the needs and challenges of community creators.
  • Beyond creative tools, you'll also own Discovery and Reward systems for UGC.  How do players find the latest and greatest UGC content?  How do we reward the top UGC creators?

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum five years of experience designing and building games and game systems
  • Extremely strong intuition for creative toolsets and systems design
  • Experience with Unity, Unreal, or a similar game engine
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in fast-moving, ambiguous development environments.
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve
  • Experience interacting with online communities (e.g., on Discord or Reddit)

BONUS POINTS

  • Strong background in Augmented and/or Virtual Reality technologies (e.g., HTC Vive, Steam VR, Oculus Rift, etc.)
  • Recent console experience (e.g., PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Experience building multiplayer games
  • C# or scripting experience

DESIGNER - UGC (User Generated Content) 


Against Gravity® was founded in April 2016 by a small team with a shared passion for VR, AR, social, and multiplayer experiences.

We respect our customers. We value long term connections over making a quick buck.  We aim to create something that's truly valuable to our community.

We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work! We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.  If you're from a group that's under represented in technology, we encourage you to apply.  We're building Rec Room for everyone.

If all that sounds interesting to you, we'd love to receive your application:

 

Apply

Apply here or simply send an email to jobs@againstgrav.com with your resume.