Senior Rendering Engineer, Frostbite

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Orlando, Florida, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States

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Requisition Number: 158762

Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I

External Description:

At EA, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create amazing experiences for our players everywhere and we consider our players’ experiences first in everything we do.  Creating transformational experiences requires constant innovation and brilliant, passionate people. We are developing extraordinary new game experiences by bringing together great people that combine creativity, technology, and expertise to deliver new ways to play. EA is driving the next revolution in games. Join us!

We are Frostbite

Frostbite is EA’s state-of-the-art, multi-platform game development engine. We empower creators to shape the future of gaming and we achieve this by developing leading-edge engine features and world class tools. Our talented team from across the globe is dedicated to building innovative technology and working closely with each other to ship amazing games. Frostbite powers some of the most stunning games in the industry along with deep player experiences.

What does a Software Engineer do on the Frostbite Migration team?

As more and more games transition or get developed on Frostbite, it is critical that systems and components work seamlessly and are able to leverage the powerful potential of the Frostbite Engine. This is a challenging role that requires a seasoned software engineer proficient in one or multiple domains spanning rendering, systems, animation, work pipelines, online, etc. You will have the awesome opportunity to work on the front lines with both game teams and our core engine teams, offering further growth and professional development experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Migrate or refactor complex features and systems to Frostbite and ensure they are feature-complete, performant and testable
  • Collaborate closely with game team engineers and project managers to hit key milestones and deliverables
  • Provide subject matter expertise, guidance and improvements on how to fully leverage Frostbite features and advantages
  • Implement and instill best practices in harvesting innovations and common features back to the engine

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Math or related field
  • Strong C++ knowledge and programming experience
  • Experience working with either DirectX 12, Vulkan, DirectX 11, OpenGL, or platform-specific API
  • Excellent CPU debugging skills and experience debugging, profiling, and optimizing using GPU toolsets such as RenderDoc or PIX
  • Ability to develop shaders in HLSL or GLSL
  • Knowledge of physically based lighting models
  • Understanding of memory management, multi-processor use and runtime optimization
  • Strong ability to work with internal and externally developed code in a collaborative fashion
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

What else is in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.  

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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.

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Date Opened: 2019-11-25 19:06:20.673

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