Animation Software Engineer

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Requisition Number: 111905

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

We are DICE Stockholm

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry, but making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

DICE (EA Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment), the award-winning developer based in Stockholm, Sweden, is best known for creating the phenomenally successful Battlefield franchise and the latest instalment of the Star Wars series Battlefront II.  

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join our ranks and work with our animation systems in the context of a game project. We need a dedicated and quality driven engineer that can help us develop our animations and characters. You will work close to the game and the animators.

You are a talented, self-motivated individual with the capability and drive to lead technical initiatives. You are creative, committed, and communicative. You also have a strong interest in being a part of a team that builds some of the best games in the industry.

What skills does DICE look for? 

  • BSc Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of software engineering experience, preferably in the games industry
  • Experience from working with animation systems on at least one AAA game
  • Excellent C++ knowledge
  • Self-driven with a strong sense of quality
  • Great communication skills that support an open working environment in terms of feedback

 

Nice-to-haves

 

  • Experience in working with character movement/animation in a networked game
  • Experience from working with procedural/physical animation
  • Experience from working with IK systems
  • Experience in optimizing for high-quality animations with a low-performance footprint

 

 What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

 At DICE we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the last decade. In addition to a competitive compensation package, we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every three weeks, a variety of sports activities (yoga and cross fit to name a few) and healthcare allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and Sveriges Ingenjörer and also provide our employees’ with occupational pension.

Although we enjoy working hard at DICE, we respect and value our employees’ personal lives. A good work-life balance is something we practice and maintain even during high-intensity periods.

 

Next Steps

 Apply online with a resume and cover letter. As part of the application process, we might ask you to perform a practical work test.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Location: Stockholm

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