Senior Software Engineer - UI
Location: Birmingham, UK
Requisition Number: 177884
Position Title: Software Engineer III
Founded in 1986, Codemasters has a long-standing reputation as one of the premier game developers in the industry. At the heart of Codemasters is the official Formula One game ™, one of the most critically acclaimed sporting franchises of the last decade. Our Global team brings together a diverse team including artists, engineers, and designers who are motivated by a passion for creating exceptional gaming experiences.
This role can be located in our Birmingham office on site, or worked hybrid/remotely. Our UI Engineers help bring the game's rich 2D and 3D UI screens to life and are responsible for all technical aspects of UI features, including frontend screens, in-game HUD elements, user interactions and overall user experience. The focus is on delivering the vision of the UI art and design teams to build compelling interfaces to our games. This role can be located in our Birmingham office on site, or worked hybrid/remotely.
Reporting to a Lead engineer or Technical Director you will
- Take an active part in developing technical designs and implementations for large UI features.
- Implement high-quality code in a large codebase, within a cross discipline agile team and maintain and extend existing code in UI areas, collaborating with other feature teams.
- Work with your lead, the design, UI art and production teams to evaluate the technical feasibility of features, contribute to and evaluate technical documentation and help define and manage scope.
- Test and refine features and help automate feature testing.
- Work with and support engineers in other disciplines with the features you work on.
- Provide and review estimates for feature development and report these to the team.
- Help to identify technical debt in multiple areas of the code.
- Provide support to develop junior developers
- Help guide the underlying UI technology forward with the UI systems group.
Here's what you will need:
- Expert C++ knowledge (4+ years).
- Knowledge of general UI related programming.
- UI design patterns (MVVM in particular).
- Experience with debugging and profiling tools.
- Finite state machines.
Here's what we'd like you to have:
- Cross platform and console development experience.
- Scrum and Agile processes.
- A degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Maths/Physics/CS/Game Tech), or comparable relevant experience.
Community / Marketing Title: Senior Software Engineer - UI
We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.
About Electronic Arts
Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.
We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.
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Days Open: 27
Can this position be remote?: 1
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About Electronic Arts
We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers.
We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more.
Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.
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.