UI Software Engineer - Contract
Location: Guildford, GB
Requisition Number: 151883
Position Title: Contingent
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!
At Ghost we take care of our staff and have done so during our steady growth over the years since the studio was founded. In addition to a competitive compensation package we offer our employees 10 EA games per year, massage every month and health care allowance. We have a collective bargain agreement with Unionen and provide our employees with pension; ITP 1 or ITP 2.
More about our location
Ghost Games is an EA studio located on the west coast of Sweden. Gothenburg is Sweden's second largest city with a population of about 1 million people. This charming location was chosen because of the plethora of highly talented game developers that can be found in this part of Sweden and its southern regions. Founded on the core principles of excellence, fun and respect, Ghost is working to create a world-class team of developers and an exceptional working environment, and to build the next big thing in AAA gaming.
We look forward to receiving your application!
Community / Marketing Title: UI Software Engineer - Contract
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Date Opened: 2018-08-15 09:41:12.12
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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 or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.
Location_formattedLocationLong: Guildford, GB