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Sledgehammer Games is looking for talented developers to join us as founding members of our new Toronto team. This group will partner with our global teams in Foster City, California and Melbourne, Victoria in the creation of epic content for some of the biggest games in the world. This is an opportunity to help grow and shape a AAA team from the ground up, adding new skills to your armory while gaining the unique satisfaction that only comes from building something brand new. Join us on our quest to maintain and improve a healthy and inspiring studio culture!

The studio is navigating their 2nd decade of game development, focused on constant evolution, innovation and qualified risk-taking – which are some of the most rewarding aspects of game development. With world-class content production and engineering teams, we’ve been able to achieve some of the highest-quality game execution of any studio in the industry. We love what we do and work hard to make sure that each new game we make is even better than the last. Creativity is key, and we’re looking for talented game developers for our exciting new projects.

Our engineering team in Toronto is growing! We're looking for experienced UI engineers to support our continued growth. Experience with user interface engineering, collaboration with user experience teams and individuals interested in improving overall game quality, we'd like to speak with you!

Your Mission

As a UI Engineer you will be actively coding and engineering UI screens for various aspects of the game. You will need to possess practical knowledge of LUA scripting language with the ability to implement content into the game engine. Qualified candidates will need to have a strong background in engineering human graphical interfaces and have a well-rounded understanding of user experiences applicable to console games.

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

  • Developing, modifying, and debugging UI software in script and C/C++

  • Deploying, evaluating performance, optimizing and testing UI software on PC and console platforms

  • Collaborating with other internal departments (art, design, audio, QA, etc)

  • Co-develop and collaborating with other Activision studios

  • Detailing software and features for internal and external engineering teams

  • Participating in scheduling, design, performance and code review process

  • Reporting to UI Lead Engineer

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

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

  • Shipped at least one game title

  • 2-3+ years of experience working in the game industry

  • Showed strength in and knowledge of C/C++, data structures, performance, and multi-threaded programming techniques.

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

  • Comprehensive understanding of object-oriented programming

  • Creative, motivated, focused, passionate

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

  • Passion for games

Extra Points:

  • Interest in UX design

  • Background in ActionScript programming

  • Background in C# programming

  • Background in Lua programming

  • Experience with console development (360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4)

Our World

We are situated in the San Francisco Bay Area; Melbourne, Australia; Toronto, Canada; and Guildford, UK. Across our four locations, we strive to be the most inclusive and encouraging game studio we can be.

We are very passionate about working together to make incredible AAA games for our players to enjoy and connect with. We’re the studio behind Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare, Call of Duty®: WWII, and Call of Duty®: Vanguard. With best-in-class audio, design, engineering, and art teams, we’ve been able to achieve some of the highest-quality game execution of any studio in the industry.

The strength of our team makes us not only excellent at what we do, but also how we do it. We truly believe in supporting our dedicated employees to be the best they can be. Here at Sledgehammer Games, everyone is a game maker. We think it’s important to be constantly evolving, innovating, and taking risks – which are some of the most rewarding aspects of game development. We love what we do and work hard to make sure that each new game we make is even better than the last. Creativity is key, and we’re looking for passionate game developers for our exciting next project.

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