Gameplay Programmer

Gameplay Programmer
Seattle, WA or Remote
Company Description
Located in Seattle, Hopoo Games has been working on passion projects since 2012 including Risk of Rain, DEADBOLT, and most recently Risk of Rain 2. We are looking for a Gameplay Programmer to work on upcoming Risk of Rain 2 content!

Note: While this job is currently remote because of COVID-19, the goal is to eventually resume all positions in an office in Seattle. We prefer candidates who are in the area, or are willing to eventually relocate.
Job Description

Duties will include:

  • Coding new content within the existing Risk of Rain 2 codebase, including items, monsters behaviors, abilities, and more.
  • Design and create new features when needed to support new designs and ideas.
  • Develop and maintain core game systems with other programmers to keep the codebase sustainable.
Required Qualifications

Skillset and work habits:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working on a small team and making your own decisions without oversight
  • Ability to organize and be responsible for your space on the team
  • Be comfortable creating code in an existing codebase
  • Excellent C# skills
  • Excellent organization skills in code


  • At least three (3) years industry experience, with at least one (1) shipped game as a gameplay programmer
  • Experience with using Unity and C#
  • Experience with using Git source-control

Passion for video games!

Preferred Qualifications

Skillset and work habits:

  • Near the Seattle area, or are willing to relocate
  • Familiarity with Risk of Rain 2 and Hopoo Games!


  • Helped ship two (2) games as a gameplay programmer
  • Helped ship a game using Unity
  • Experience with multiple game development mediums, i.e art or design
  • Experience with working on a small or remote team
  • Experience working with and writing code for networked multiplayer games
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Gameplay Programmer”. Include a link to your portfolio or previous relevant work as the first line.
Additional Information
Hopoo Games is located in Seattle, WA, but for the moment all work is done remote because of COVID-19.
Hopoo Games has an atypical 4-day 32 hour work week. We never crunch.
Hopoo Games is an inclusive and supportive company, and we expect all our employees to treat each other kindly.