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Graphics Programmer at PlayStation Global

United States, San Diego, CA

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Graphics Programmer

San Diego Studio

We have an exciting opportunity to join our San Diego Studios team here at Sony Interactive Entertainment, PlayStation! We seek a Programmer proficient with C++ and graphics to contribute to the development our in-game suite of tools in the bestselling reoccurring MLB The Show gaming series for next-gen gaming environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary role will be to work on enhancing our in-game tools and framework including enhancing functionality in addition to developing strong workflows with easily navigable interfaces

  • Document, evangelize and help train end users

  • Enhance interoperability between in-game tools and external applications and tools

  • Learn, maintain and improve existing tool-side graphics code for game

  • Learn, maintain and improve existing in-engine graphics runtime code for game (Custom Graphics API/C++)

Requirements:

  • Min. 3 years experience of game industry (or related) experience

  • Strong programming skills in C/C++ and Python

  • Working knowledge of Maya, Blender, or other similar DCC tools

  • Qt/WxWidgets/ImGUI/MFC or similar UI API experience

  • Design and implementation of modular and easily extensible solutions

  • Strength in 3D math including Linear Algebra and Trigonometry

  • Experience with modern rendering techniques and engine-related issues

  • Experience in one/multiple of GNM (PS4), DX11/12/Vulkan (Xbox/PC), NVN (Switch)

  • Ability to write efficient/compact code for game consoles with limited resources

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience

  • Perforce or other revision control solution

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience with 3rd party game engines (Unreal and/or Unity)

  • Cross platform network programming (UDP/TCP communication between apps)

  • Lua

  • Visual Studio

  • SQL

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