Senior Graphics Engineer
Are you looking for an opportunity to join a world-class studio to help deliver an unparalleled AAA gaming experience?
Do you have years of experience tuning and polishing game engines? Do you weep at the sight of a bit of popping geometry when you turn a corner in a game? The team that created the critically acclaimed Forza Motorsport franchise is looking to add a graphics engineer to the talented rendering team. In this role you will be able to leverage your experience with rendering, optimization and visual quality to give our racers the flawless visual experience they crave. All while providing an efficient and creativity enabling experience for our content teams. Come join our team at this exciting time as we push the graphical limits of Microsoft gaming platforms.
As part of the engine team you will work closely with the art team to determine their desired workflows and design / create systems to enable highly iterative workflows.
In order to keep the ForzaTech engine at the forefront of the industry, you will design and implement new rendering techniques to improve the beauty and efficiency of the ForzaTech engine.
As a First-Party studio, this team works hand-in-hand with the Xbox One platform teams and Microsoft Studios to define gaming experiences across the Microsoft gaming ecosystem on Xbox One, Xbox Scorpio and Windows Store. You will help deliver the next AAA title from Turn 10 Studios on next generation platforms.
You must be comfortable dealing with ambiguous, challenging problems. Excellent communication skills are vital.
- B.S. in Math/Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience
- A strong proficiency in C++
- Professional experience with D3D / OpenGL
- A strong background in 3d math and rendering systems
- At least 4 years of professional software development experience
Ideal candidates will have most of the following:
- Proven track record of technical leadership
- Experience shipping on both PC and console
- AAA game development experience
- DX12 experience
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