Senior Graphics Engineer
Would you like to work on some of the greatest franchises in gaming history? What about working on our new original IP? Certain Affinity is the largest independent developer in Texas, based out of Austin, and a growing presence in Toronto, Canada. Our culture reflects the values and the vibrant nature of the cities we call home. This includes a commitment to evolution, diversity, excellence, and work-life balance. We're best known for co-developing numerous AAA FPS games, though now we are creating compelling new games of our own. We're always on the lookout for amazing talent to join our team.
A Senior Graphics Engineer works closely with other engineers and artists to develop technology that brings their artistic vision to life in-game at blistering speeds. You must be able to interact cross-discipline to communicate ideas and implement in a collaborative nature.
- Plan, create and tune graphics-related code in a custom game engine
- Improve artists’ speed and productivity through improvements to the art pipeline
- Deliver analysis and optimization solutions for performance bottlenecks
- Implement, test, and parameterize new shaders in the engine
- 5+ years experience in the fields of Computer Science or Software Engineering
- 3+ years of experience creating graphics code for the gaming industry
- Strong Proficiency in C/C++
- Experience with Direct3D/OpenGL/Vulkan
- Experience with graphics profilers and debuggers
- Strong 3D vector and matrix math skills
- Full understanding of game tool pipelines from content creator to in-game.
- Understanding of the latest game rendering technologies such as dynamic global illumination, real-time ray tracing, etc.
- Have shipped multiple AAA Games
- Development experience on Xbox consoles
- Development experience in Unreal 4, Unity, and custom game engines
- Experience with profiling tools such as PIX
- Have strong leadership skills
- A desire to work and support a diverse and inclusive environment
- Working experience with a CI/CD system (e.g., GitLab, Travis CI, Circle CI, Jenkins)
- Understanding of Linux/Unix operating systems
- Contributor to open-source projects
- An active member of one or more technical communities
- Programming experience in one or more “weird” programming languages
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