Sr Engine / Pipeline Programmer
Santa Monica Studio
Los Angeles, CA
Join the award-winning team that created God of War
You're into games – you love playing them and love building them. And you love to code, but if they asked you to come up with some ideas for a feature or for a title, yeah, you could do that – which means you get along great with game designers, the people who use your tools and systems to make the product a blast.
You're talented and motivated, with tons of initiative. You get things done. Sound interesting? Give us a shout!
• Design, implement, and maintain systems and tools to support gameplay (animation, locomotion, navigation, combat, etc.).
• Collaborate with designers, artists, and other programmers as needed.
• Write clear, maintainable, portable, and highly functional code.
• Profile and optimize to remove bottlenecks.
• Test and document code produced.
• Support tools and technology as needed for specific project requirements.
• Mentor and guide less experienced programmers as needed.
• B.Sc. degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
• Minimum five years professional programming experience.
• Good understanding of what makes a game fun and interesting to play.
• Expertise in C and C++.
• Strong programming generalist with solid code architecture skills.
• Proficient in linear algebra.
• Enthusiasm and initiative.
• Excellent spoken and written communication.
• Able and motivated to work with other team members.
• Commitment to code quality, documentation, and sound testing procedures.
• Specialist in other game programming areas (audio, effects, networking, etc.).
We value talent, self-motivation, and team spirit. In turn, we provide an environment with a large degree of autonomy and opportunities for growth.
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