Senior Graphics Programmer
Activision | Vancouver BC V5Y 1V4 CAN | Full Time | Posted: 03/18/2013
The company’s product portfolio includes Activision Publishing’s Call of Duty®, and Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure™ franchises and such established licensed properties asSpider-Man™, X-Men™, James Bond™, and Transformers™, as well as Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft®, Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises.
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Senior Graphics Programmer ? Bungie Project - Vancouver
Activision's Central Technology group is looking for a senior graphics programmer who will be responsible for developing current and next gen features for a new AAA game franchise being developed at Bungie and published by Activision.The role will report to the Technical Director and will be based in Vancouver, BC.
Duties and Responsibilities:
? Research and implement new graphics technology and tools.
? Implement cpu and gpu optimizations for existing rendering features.
? Analyze and profile rendering/shader code.
? Work on next gen graphics features.
? Analyze, refactor and improve existing graphics/engine technology.
Educational and Technical Requirements:
? Degree in Computing Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
Special Knowledge, Skills:
? Strong C++ programming skills required
? Strong understanding of software design techniques required
? Expert debugging skills required
? Strong knowledge of performance/memory constraints of game development required
? Demonstrates expertise in algorithm development and problem solving
? Experience with DirectX, OpenGL, or equivalent
? Strong understanding of low level CPUs/GPUs operations
? Multiprocessor asynchronous development experience
? Strong 3D math skills (trigonometry, calculus and linear algebra)
? Good knowledge in rendering tech including (lighting, shadows, skinning, sfx, etc)
? PS3, XBOX360, PC experience required
Prior Experience/Previous Positions related to current position:
? 3 to 5 years of related experience required
? Experience with PS3/Xbox360 development required
? Experience with other platforms preferred
Other Qualifications and/or Requirements:
? Ability to build collaborative and respectful relationships, working through conflict constructively, both onsite and remotely
? Contribute to and support team goals
? Show dedication and passion for the work and the team
? Organize and plan work, set commitments that balance importance and urgency
? Execute plans, meet commitments and be accountable
? Be persistent and take risks; make mistakes and take steps to prevent repeat mistakes
? Initiate and support continuous, novel, and innovative improvement of products, services, and/or processes.
? Be willing and able to travel to Bungie for meetings/conferences as needed.
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1V4, Canada|
|Categories||Game / Level Designer / Creative Director|
|Relocation Cost Paid||None|
|Contact Name||Not Specified|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|