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As a Senior Rendering Engineer you will be optimizing, enhancing, and developing new rendering systems on top of the foundation of Call of Duty’s AAA engine technology.

You will be developing the graphics systems for our shipping products as well as improving the workflows of our development team. You will need to be proficient in writing efficient and clean C/C++ code. Qualified candidates will need to have a background in graphics engine development and related subsystems. This includes a fluency with modern graphics techniques, GPUs, graphics APIs, shaders, multi-threading, memory management, performance, and optimizations.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Develop, modify, optimize, and debug rendering engine systems

  • Deploy, evaluate performance, and test software on all supported platforms

  • Communicate features and development with production, engineering, design, and art teams

  • Participate in the performance and code review process

  • Collaboration and co-development with other engineering and art teams

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Engineering, or Math related field

  • Experience developing and optimizing graphics systems

  • Understanding of computer architecture, GPUs, and memory systems

  • Strong programming background in C/C++

  • Experience writing shaders (HLSL or equivalent)

  • Development experience with a current generation platform (console, PC, and/or mobile)

  • Solid debugging skills, including ability to debug at an assembly-level when necessary

  • 5+ years of experience working in the game industry or related field

  • Proven ability to collaborate, coordinate, communicate and support other team members

  • Creative, motivated, focused, passionate, results-oriented

  • Demonstrated ability to write efficient, readable, and reliable code

  • Strong background in 3D math

  • Passion for games and graphics technology

Extra Points:

  • Shipped at least one game title

  • Demonstrated work with modern consoles, profilers and toolchains

  • Experience with PS4 GNM, Direct3D 12 and/or Vulkan APIs

  • Familiarity with physically based rendering/lighting

  • Background in collaborating and iterating with artists on graphics features

About Raven Software

Founded in 1990, Raven Software is the developer of numerous award-winning games and most recently, a major contributor to the blockbuster Call of Duty® franchise. We are based in Middleton, Wisconsin, a suburb of Madison, annually ranked on numerous lists as one of the top places to live and work.

Our World

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.

Raven Software 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.

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