Intermediate Gameplay Programmer

Nyan Heroes

Nyan Heroes

Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Make your positive impact on the future of gaming

As the gaming industry undergoes rapid transformation, from the rise of free-to-play to the emergence of play-to-earn games and GameFi, Nyan Heroes stands at the vanguard of this revolution. With a focus on crafting a AAA multiplayer shooter set to launch its alpha in late 2023, we're committed to pushing the envelope.

By harnessing the power of blockchain technology, Nyan Heroes aims to involve and empower players equitably in all aspects of the game and its economy. Our mission is to set the gold standard for fair, sustainable game development in the GameFi space, leading the industry's advancement technologically, ethically, and inspirationally.

About the role:

The Intermediate Gameplay Programmer will be in charge of world content development. This includes world gameplay components (interactable objects such as doors, barrels, etc…), streaming, world object management (when objects get loading in and out of the level), etc.

This role will need strong C++, algorithms and technical architecture skills. It will also need a strong understanding of target platforms, performance targets and optimization.

The Intermediate Gameplay Programmer will need to work closely with the World Design team to implement features and pipelines that address the world design needs.

The Intermediate Gameplay Programmer will also work closely with the rest of the gameplay team to ensure cohesive gameplay and a balanced world.

What you’ll be doing:

The Intermediate Gameplay Programmer will be expected to fulfill the following activities:

  • Optimize and enhance the steaming logic of Unreal Engine 5 for our game
  • Implementation of modules and components for world-building
  • Work closely with the world Game Design Team
  • Optimize Nanite for World Composition
  • Profile and Optimize world budget and performance

About you:

  • Experience: 10+ years of experience in programming
  • 2+ years of industry experience using UE4
  • Skills: Proficient in C++, Prior gameplay development experience especially in world-building
  • Proficiency with git-flow, experience with network-enabled games
  • Passion about gaming, crypto and blockchain technology
  • Ability to work remotely and independently with flexible hours
  • Strong communication skills
  • Optional: you love cats and enjoy our humor

Desirable: UE5, Experience working with FPS and network enable games


  • Location: From anywhere in the world. We are globally remote.
  • Equity/tokens available: Yes
  • Start date: ASAP

The Studio:

We are a well-funded gaming studio seeking talented, motivated team members to help build an industry-defining title on PC from the ground up. We are gamers ourselves and believe in allowing talented people to express their own creative freedom. We are looking for many experienced industry heroes to help build and craft an AAA-rated game with a unique innovative twist on the standard formula.

We currently have more than 60 talented Nyan members across the world with two-thirds of our team coming from AAA-rated gaming studios and titles.

In addition to reshaping the future of gaming, we are committed to creating the top gaming studio culture founded on kindness and our love of cats! Nyan Heroes has already donated $250,000 from its first NFT sale towards our mission of saving 1 billion cats.