Client Software Engineer
BioWare Austin | Austin TX 78758 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/10/2012
BioWare is a division of EA which crafts high quality multiplatform role-playing, MMO, social, play-for-free and strategy games, focused on emotionally engaging, rich stories with unforgettable characters and vast worlds to discover. Since 1995, BioWare has created some of the world's most critically acclaimed titles and franchises, including Baldur's Gate™, Neverwinter Nights™, Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic™, Star Wars®: The Old Republic™, Jade Empire™, Mass Effect™ and Dragon Age™.
BioWare Austin is seeking a qualified Client Software Engineer for the Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ team. The Client Software Engineer works on a team maintaining and developing code for our game client, including work related to rendering, animation, memory, performance and stability systems. This position works with a Lead Engineer and assists them in adding new features and maintaining the SW:TOR client.
Designs, develops, writes, tests and implements client systems code.
Works with designers, artists and other personnel involved in the development of products as required.
Writes clear, maintainable, portable code.
Develops technical design specifications and implementation.
Partners with Lead Engineer to implement client systems and refine as needed.
Tests and refines gameplay features throughout the development cycle of the project.
Accurately estimates his/her schedules with some oversight and delivers high quality work products to that schedule.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or software engineering or related discipline is strongly preferred
3 or more years of professional game software development experience in building rendering, animation, input, or memory and performance tracking systems within games
Experience in graphics and/or real-time software development is required
Experience developing on the Win32 platform is required
Experience with modern and next-generation console platforms preferred
Experience with client-server networking concepts is preferred
Applicant must be able to identify and solve problems creatively without guidance
Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills required
Applicant must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment
Time management and organizational skills are essential
Excellent attention to detail is required
Excellent analytical and mathematical skills strongly preferred
Due to the volume of applications we receive for our job postings, we are unable to respond personally to phone or email inquiries regarding the status of an application. Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted at this time.
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This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||Austin, TX, 78758, United States|
|Categories||Programmer / Engineer, Console / PC Games|
|Pref Degree||Bachelor's Degree|
|Work Site||On site|
|Contact Name||Bioware HR|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|