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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.
Solid State Studios is currently looking for a Senior UI Programmer to join the Mobile development effort. We are looking for an individual who has a passion and proven track record for building and launching great games.
As a Senior UI Programmer you will develop, modify and debug UI and related systems using script and C/C++. While working on a multi-platforms code base, the focus is to enable features and functionality especially for Mobile platforms. You will be a direct part of a core team but collaborate with global team.
Your goals and responsibilities include ensuring our UI system and the features it supports are highly efficient on a range of Mobile devices and can scale and be updated accordingly. You will implement Improvements, refactoring and optimizations with guidance from the Technical Director. Qualified candidates need to be self-starters, able to operate in a highly dynamic environment.
You will report to a Technical Director, who you will work with to ensure implementation aligns with strategy and priorities.
Collaborate with artists, designers, and other engineers to develop and refine key systems and support required functionality
Design, implement, and iterate on new features and development tools for UX and UI art team
Responsible for performance of rendering pipeline on Mobile devices which includes supporting tools to report status and progress
Communicate with other departments within the team and Activision global community to improve existing tools and determine new solutions
Participate in the scheduling, design, performance and code review process.
5+ years programming experience
Contributed on at least one Mobile title as a UI Programmer or equivalent
Deep understanding of C / C++ and common scripting languages
An ability to operate within a large, constantly-evolving C++ codebase
Demonstrated ability to write clean, readable, portable, reliable, and optimized code on multi-platform projects
Advanced understanding of UI content pipeline and tools
Excellent communications skills
Self-motivated, strong sense of independence
Passion for video games, especially FPS games
Familiarity with Lua programming.
Aptitude for UX design
Knowledge of computer related game technologies including: AI programming, physics, 3D programming, animation, collision detection, network programming
Familiarity with multi-threading and optimization
Experience in 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.