Graphics Programmer (Gears of War Franchise)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Programming and Development
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Bromley
Posted:
07-Sep-18
Company:
Splash Damage
Job Ref:
617072


About Splash Damage


Located in the London borough of Bromley, Splash Damage is all about crafting the world's most engaging multiplayer experiences. Our recent projects include our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb as well as Gears of War 4. We're growing our studio for exciting new projects on PC and console, and are looking for talented and passionate developer to help create them.


We look after our staff with a comprehensive package of perks and benefits, and have been awarded The Sunday Times's Best Companies accreditation three years running.


We believe our teams create better experiences when they have a range of perspectives and opinions to draw from, and we are committed to increasing diversity across our studio to consistently enable that.


 


The role


As a Graphics Programmer, you will be responsible for implementing and optimising rendering features for our games on PC and consoles (Xbox One and PS4). Reporting to the Lead Core Tech Programmer, you will work with Splash Damage's programming team on building and maintaining the rendering engine and contribute to the associated tools and pipelines. You will apply your knowledge of modern rendering techniques and ability to write and optimise shaders in order to implement cutting-edge graphics features and squeeze as much power out of the hardware as possible.


Required skills


- Practical and demonstrable professional experience with graphics programming in a modern game engine, with at least 1 shipped game on a current-gen or next-gen console


- Experienced and proficient in C++ and shader languages


- Able to optimize and debug shader assembly code


- Experience with multi-processor architectures


- Strong Math skills


- Ability to write clear, maintainable, portable code


- Good verbal and written communication skills


Desirable skills


- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Maths related field.


- Knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 at the engine level


- Experience with DirectX 12 and console proprietary API


- Experience with compute shaders is a plus


- Experience with multi-threaded rendering


- Familiar with Data-Oriented Design


- Knowledge of C#


- Experience working in small focused teams


- Knowledge of technical documentation and testing


 


Perks and Benefits


Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:


- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service 
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance program
- Referral fee


Find out more on our Perks & Benefits page.


Studio Culture


Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games / shooting people in the face and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.


Find out more on our Culture page.


 


 

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