Senior Graphics Programmer - Orion
id Software has a great opportunity for you to partner with the existing team on Orion. Orion is technology that enhances the experience of a streamed game. Orion technology reduces latency and bandwidth while streaming a game, making streamed games accessible to more people, in more areas, at higher quality.
id Software is looking for a Senior Graphics Programmer to join our team and work on legendary id games for PC and next-generation console systems. If you are passionate about rendering and want to help define, create and deliver the industries best visuals at 60+hz then this may be the position for you. You must have excellent problem solving skills and a desire to work in a fast paced, creative and team-oriented collaborative environment. It’s a plus if you written one or many rendering back-ends either personally or professionally.
- Work with our R&D group to bring new technologies to light.
- Find opportunities in developing technology trends that can keep Zenimax titles and services ahead of the curve.
- Work well with other team members and divisions to realize new technologies.
- Accurately estimate schedules and deliver high quality work products to that schedule.
- Work on performance, optimization, and other technology features as required.
- 5+ years game industry programming experience
- Very strong C++ design and coding experience
- Extensive GPU and Shader experience
- Able to work towards group macro goals and not just personal lines of inquiry.
- Able to work with group leadership to advocate for new research opportunities worth team inquiry.
- At least one, preferably multiple, AAA titles shipped as a credited rendering programmer
- Experience with one or more explicit APIs like Vulkan, DirectX12, or Metal
- Extensive experience with a legacy API like OpenGL or DirectX9-11
- Familiarity with global lighting methods, dynamic lighting, shadow rendering and related concepts
- Excellent 3D math skills
- Solid architecture and software design ability
- Passion for graphics programming and staying on top of current techniques
- Excellent organization and time management skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code that adheres to a well-documented coding standard
- Must be a self-motivated and energetic team player with a very strong work ethic and cooperative attitude
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent demonstrable experience