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Game Modes Engineer

Electronic Arts

Vancouver, BC 05-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment – connecting hundreds of millions around the world to the sports they love through a portfolio of industry-leading video games.

At the heart of EA SPORTS is the FC franchise. EA SPORTS FC is the world's #1 best-selling video game with over 200M engaged players across multiple platforms, including console, PC, and mobile.

Innovation, passion, and teamwork are at the heart of everything we do. With studios in Vancouver, Bucharest, and Cologne, we're looking for the brightest talent, so we can continue to create experiences that connect with millions of hearts and minds the world over.

The Generalist Engineer will be a part of the game creation process, including architectural design, implementation, and debugging on multiple platforms-working on complex problems with Designers, Artists and other Engineers in domains including rendering, gameplay, audio, user interface, online, physics, databases and tools. You will report to the Operations Development Director and Technical Lead to estimate, build projects and provide excellent results.

Your Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.
• 5+ years of experience in software development and can demonstrate good development practices.
• Good grasp of the C++ programming language (including STL), best practices, and architectural considerations.
• Good grasp of common data structures, algorithms and design patterns.
• Good debugging skills and familiarity with memory management.
• Understanding of UI architectural models and best practices.
• Understanding of the XML and JSON formats.
• Experience with Visual Studio and source control systems.

Your Responsibilities
• Work with the game's UI tech stack.
• Design, implement, test, debug and maintain code for game features or components.
• Architect and document technical designs for game technology and features.
• Measurably improve process and best practices to achieve given targets.
• Collaborate within and across teams of technical and non-technical game developers, locally and remotely.

BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES
• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):

º $96,400 - $133,900 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjo501-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $96,400 to $133,900 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.