Infinity Ward is looking for a talented Senior VFX Engineer with a strong interest in creating scalable runtime simulation behaviors and optimizing asset workflows. From smoke and fire to explosions and bullet tracers, the successful candidate will be ready to tackle the wide variety of engineering challenges necessary to push our game to new heights of visual fidelity.
Own the VFX system, data pipeline and custom authoring tool for our proprietary game engine.
Work with VFX artists and programmers to design, prototype, and implement new features.
Develop implementation plans and time estimates for tasks.
Work with the content team to meet project requirements within performance and memory budgets.
Support and proactively interface with the VFX artists.
Adhere to team coding standards and best practices.
5+ years of professional programming experience.
Proficiency in C/C++.
Strong communication and teamwork skills.
Self-motivated, ability to work independently and efficiently under deadlines.
Strong math skills, including core physical behaviors.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Engineering.
Good understanding of multi-threaded programming.
Experience programming on multiple game consoles.
Experience with first person shooters and multiplayer action games.
About Infinity Ward
Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 "Game of the Year" awards and 100 "Editor's Choice" awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare.
A critically acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and talented development teams in the industry. We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent, workplace environment. We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we like to look after ours. We enjoy having fun with top-notch events that everyone gets involved with.
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.
Infinity Ward 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.