UI Software Engineer

Location: Guildford, GB

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Requisition Number: 151883

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

We are EA

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.

The Challenge Ahead

We are looking for someone passionate about the fun in games and looking to build their long-term career in the engineering domain. At Ghost Games, Software Engineers work very closely day-to-day with designers, product owners, project managers and other engineers to bring the game vision to life within strict project timelines.

What a UI Software Engineer does at EA

  • Works closely with other disciplines to translate high-level ideas into AAA game features
  • Collaborates within Ghost and works closely with other EA studios around the world
  • Implements and maintains reliable and efficient code
  • Keeps iterating with their team until the feature is incredible
  • Works with designers to develop great authoring workflows
  • Takes features through to shipping, fixing bugs and performance issues

Required Technical Skills and Experience

  • BSc in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent industry experience
  • Knowledge of C++ programming
  • Experience in object-oriented design and implementation
  • Experience building UI
  • A passion for games, and a desire to create high-quality AAA titles that millions of people want to play

Desirable Skills and Expertise

  • Experience making Game UI
  • Good understanding of UI best practices
  • Experience using modern game engines (e.g. Unreal or Unity)
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Knowledge of C# and WPF development
  • Experience using visual scripting (e.g. Unreal’s Kismet)
  • Experience with Python

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

  • Competitive salary plus annual bonus scheme
  • Central location in Guildford (5 minutes from main train station)
  • Private medical insurance & dental care
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Stock plans
  • Free onsite gym
  • Employee discounts
  • Rail season ticket loan
  • Annual game points and digital download allowance
  • Onsite café
  • 25 days holiday (including 3 days company shutdown days between Christmas & New Year)
  • Two annual staff parties (Summer & Christmas)
  • Casual dress code
  • Games Area

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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: 2018-08-15 09:41:12.12

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