Rendering Software Engineer - EA Sports

Multiple Locations: Orlando, Florida, United States • Austin, Texas, United States

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Requisition Number: 160380

Position Title: Software Engineer II

External Description:

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports video games.

 

The Role

The Rendering Software Engineer is an essential part of the game creation process. They are involved in architectural design and implementation of rendering technology on multiple platforms.

They are working with designers, artists and other engineers to build complex graphics features – life-like visuals, huge and immersive worlds and state-of-the-art graphical FX.

What you will do as a rendering engineer

  • Develop core rendering features, engine components and tools.
  • Research and implement rendering techniques.
  • Create reusable & flexible rendering technologies.
  • Write technical design specifications.
  • Design, maintains, implements, tests and debugs code, pipelines and other rendering-related sub-components and packages.
  • Profiles and optimizes rendering modules of a game engine.
  • Stay up-to-date with latest hardware & software changes enhancing the rendering domain.
  • You will report to the engineering team's manager and work closely with your peers on rendering specific tasks.

We are looking for:

  • 5+ years experience with C++ development.
  • Experience developing graphics techniques and detailed knowledge of graphics hardware.
  • Math skills including trigonometry, calculus and linear algebra.
  • Formal background in rendering with experience that may include shaders, animation, skinning, lighting, special effects and tool development.
  • 1+ years of experience with Direct 3D, Open GL or equivalent.
  • Experience in object-oriented design and implementation.
  • Knowledge of good software engineering practices.
  • Understanding of memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimization.
  • Test and debug other engineer's code.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.
  • Experience shipping at least one title on PS4,PS3, XboxOne or Xbox360 is a plus.
  • Experience with graphics tools and exporters such as Maya, MotionBuilder and Photoshop; knowledge of Maya API and Mel programming.
  • Expertise in several of these fields: vertex and pixel shaders including HLSL and FX; terrain or environment rendering; advanced lighting techniques, particle systems, special effects, art pipelines, tool development and game engine architecture.
  • Working knowledge of DX11 is a significant plus.

What’s in it for you?

Comprehensive health and benefit packages and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes outstanding people to make outstanding games, we offer great compensation & benefits packages and a culture that values creativity and individuality.

Are you ready to join a winning team?

Who WE are?

We are EA Orlando … and we make games- how thrilling is that? In fact, we entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. We know that scoring a big win comes from passion for the game. That is why we employ motivated individual, with a desire for excellence. 

  • Are you ready to join the game?

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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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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