Founded in 1979, Activision has continuously disrupted the world of entertainment as a leader in the videogame industry. With a history of delivering iconic game changers -- like Pitfall®, Tony Hawk®, Guitar Hero®, Crash Bandicoot™, Skylanders™ and Call of Duty® -- our obsession is delighting our players around the globe. Focused and committed to innovation, we consistently deliver the most beloved, engaging and successful entertainment.
And while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a passionate, talented and diverse team of people producing greatness together. So, if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s our people.
We’re currently driving the next era for our company and community by creating amazing experiences for fans and continuing to make Activision an inclusive place where everyone can thrive.
Activision is currently looking for a Systems Engineer (Programmer) to join the Mobile Team to work on a new mobile title. We are looking for an individual who has a passion and proven track record for building and launching great games. As a System Programmer you will architect, implement, refactor, optimize and maintain a variety of game, tool- and low-level systems specifically for Mobile platforms including: pipelines, memory management, performance, integrations of SDKs and more. You will be a direct part of a core team but collaborate with a global team. Your goals and responsibilities include ensuring Engine Systems play well on Mobile platforms, some of which will be adapted from other platforms and some which will be architected and implemented from scratch by you with guidance from Technical leadership. Qualified candidates need to be self-starters, able to operate in a highly dynamic environment. You report in to a Technical Director, who you will work with to ensure implementation aligns with strategy and priorities.
Design, implement, debug, optimize and refine game and engine systems, features, pipelines, tools and infrastructure as needed
Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks and maintain a process of technological evolution with a Mobile platform focus
Communicate with other departments within the team and Activision global community to improve existing tools and determine new solutions
5+ years programming experience
Contributed extensively to the development of one or more game projects, PC, Console or Mobile
Demonstrated proficiency in and knowledge of C/C++, data structures, performance, and multi-threaded programming techniques
Demonstrated ability to write clean, readable, portable, reliable, and optimized code on multi-platform projects
Experience working on multi-platform software projects
Ability to research, analyze and optimize code to meet performance requirements
Excellent communications skills
Some familiarity with current Mobile rendering APIs and architecture
Knowledge of computer game technologies including: AI programming, physics, 3D programming, animation, collision detection, network programming
Familiarity with multi-threading and optimization
Experience of working in cross- or remote-studio environment
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability