Game Engineer (Associate to Senior)

Boston, Massachusetts, United States | Engineering | Full-time | Fully remote


Proletariat, a Blizzard Entertainment studio, is seeking a Game Engineer to join our team for our work on World of Warcraft (WoW). In this role you will work cross-functionally to build innovative multiplayer gameplay mechanics, effective User Interfaces, and persistent game systems. We are looking for someone who is a detail-oriented programmer, with a drive to build highly polished experiences for players.


  • Prototype and build new multiplayer gameplay features with other engineers for WoW in order to retain and attract players.
  • Develop effective User Interfaces, e.g. Heads-Up Display elements, notifications, and menus, with the Product & Design teams to streamline player experiences.
  • Collaborate with artists to build and implement new graphical effects and assets to excite and engage players.
  • Identify and fix client and server performance issues as they arise.
  • Create and document technical designs as needed for new features.
  • Provide code reviews for coworkers and, for mid and senior level engineers, mentoring for more junior engineers.

Your Background:

  • Experience programming games in a professional, academic, or personal setting
  • One or more professional, academic, or personal projects on any platform - completed or in-progress
  • Some development experience with C/C++ or C#
  • Conversational knowledge of one or more additional high-level programming languages (e.g. Lua, python, go…)
  • Solid understanding of 3D math fundamentals preferred.

Send Us:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Link to Website/GitHub if available

What We Offer:

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision, most of which are 100% sponsored by Proletariat to cover you and your family.
  • Flexible PTO Policy with a focus on minimum time away, rather than maximum.
  • 401K plan with generous matching contributions.
  • Wellness reimbursements and discounts
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Our office is currently still remote, but we look forward to moving to an optional hybrid model in the future. If you’re based outside of the Boston-area and you’re not looking to relocate, we understand! Just let us know your situation during your phone screen conversation, and we’ll see if we can accommodate making a remote hire!

EEO Statement:

Proletariat Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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