Physics Programmer A game's physics programmer is dedicated to developing the physics a game will employ. Typically, a game will only simulate a few aspects of real-world physics. For example, a space game may need simulated gravity, but would not have any need for simulating water viscosity. Based on system designs, computing power, and the restrictions of the game engine, physics programmers write the code that governs the natural laws of a video game. The physics engine is intended to simulate effects like gravity in the virtual environment, but this is only an approximation of what we experience in the real world. A number of physics elements must be worked into the virtual world, depending on the style and demands of the game. The programmer is tasked with implementing code for collision detection, the effect produced in games when two objects interact—for instance, two cars locking bumpers, or a character’s ability to pick up a weapon. In addition, the physics programmer writes code for particle systems that control explosions, moving water, smoke, and snow.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands. The city is located in the province of North Holland in the west of the country. The metropolitan area comprises much of the northern part of the Randstad, one of the larger conurbations in Europe, with a population of approximately 8 million. As the commercial capital of the Netherlands and one of the top financial centres in Europe, Amsterdam is considered an alpha world city by the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) study group. The Amsterdam Stock Exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world, is located in the city centre. Amsterdam's main attractions, including its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, the Anne Frank House, the Amsterdam Museum, its red-light district and its many cannabis coffee shops draw more than 5 million international visitors annually. The city is also well known for its nightlife and festival activity; several of its nightclubs are among the world's most famous. It is also one of the world's most multicultural cities, with at least 177 nationalities represented. Amsterdam is a hotspot for companies active in the global gaming industry, thanks to an outstanding digital infrastructure, healthy startups, and tech scenes flourish.
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Tags: Senior Game , Graphics , Game Graphics , C++ , UE4 , Unreal Engine 4 , Cpp, Cplusplus, AAA, Amsterdam A little bit about the city: Amsterdam Amsterdam is home to a diverse range of people and rich culture, with each district of the ...
Posted - 21 Feb 2020
AmsterdamNo salary specifiedAardvark Swift VR and AI
As a Senior Game you'll take responsibility for an internal programming team, managing tasks and development priorities in conjunction with the Lead , while establishing team processes, code reviews and automated testin...
Posted - 13 Feb 2020