NBA Studio - UI Software Engineer

Location: Madrid, ES

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Requisition Number: 150971

Position Title: Software Engineer I

External Description:

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning innovation, fan programs and cross-platform digital experiences dedicated to growing the love of sports. EA SPORTS creates authentic, immersive, and fun experiences that invite a diverse audience of players to create, connect, compete, and self-express through industry-leading sports videogames and live services, including FIFA, Madden NFL, NHL, NBA LIVE, and EA SPORTS UFC. For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit www.easports.com.

 

EA’s NBA LIVE 18 had an impressive launch, thanks to many awesome features like The One, an all-new dynamic game experience centered around the player, the choices they make, and how they will define their legacy on the court. 

 

Basketball in Spain produces some of the best international players to ever step foot on an NBA court.  In addition, both of Spain’s women and men’s national teams dominate the European leagues, and are always in medal contention when the Olympics come around.  That’s why EA SPORTS is excited to announce that we are expanding our NBA LIVE console team into Madrid – where the passion for the sport is only matched by the talent on the ground. 

 

Interested in joining our team? EA Madrid is looking for passionate Software Engineers and Development Managers of all levels to develop genre-bending features like The One for our NBA LIVE franchise.  

 

The Challenge Ahead: 

 

The UI Software Engineer will be focused on UI and Feature programming for multiple game modes for the NBA Live franchise.  Will be tasked with identifying challenges and opportunities while finding solutions for complex problems in conjunction with Designers, Artists and other Engineers in the domain of user interface, interaction, and experience. 

 

 

What a UI Software Engineer does at EA:

 

 

Writes new and maintains existing UI code in C++ as well as ActionScript/C# to support user input, screen, inter-screen and UI object behaviors, animations, and transitions.

Integrates and implements UI content into the front end of the game

Profile and optimize UI performances

Develop tools, features and pipelines for the front end logic and screens.

Partners with Interface Artists, UI Scripters, and UX Designers to bring the vision to life

Work closely with the production staff in building and maintaining realistic schedules and identifying dependencies

Coordinate with QA and leads to ensure successful roll out of new features to the team and establish testing and maintenance of systems

 

 

The next great EA UI Software Engineer also needs:

 

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.

3+ years of development experience in Agile/Scrum environment

Proficiency with C++ with an emphasis on OOP/D

UI Development experience with any of the following:  ActionScript, Unity/C#, JavaScript or similar, other game engine UI Scripting language. 

Understanding of client/server architectures. 

Fluent in English

 

 

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

 

Since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and passion. You will also get a benefit package that includes medical and life insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers, stocks programs, fitness reimbursement, flex benefit program…and of course, free video games.

At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

 

 

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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.

EEOText: EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2018-06-14 16:06:56.713

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