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Senior Graphics Programmer
Posted on 12/24/2021
INACTIVE
Locations
Bend, OR, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Research
Writing
Requirements
  • Minimum 3-5 years industry experience or related experience
  • One or more published titles considered a strength
  • B.S. in computer science, engineering or relevant curriculum
  • Proven demonstration of graphics rendering techniques
Responsibilities
  • Key contributor to the development of technology of cutting edge, 3d rendering technology within the constraints of the target system and performance characteristics of the game engine. This includes, but not limited to, complex shader coding, lighting models, special effects, occlusion schemes utilizing the rendering architecture, particle systems, shadowing solutions etc
  • Maintaining a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the engine and tools pipeline to manage communication and enable early identification of issues to ensure issues pertaining to the production or use of the Graphics Pipeline are strategically managed
  • Maintaining a thorough knowledge of the games designs to manage the identification of graphics-led solutions to requested features. This could include, but is not limited to, use of complex shader tricks in achieving a specific visual effect, as requested by the art or design team
  • Collaborating with the development team to strategically manage and develop all aspects of the game-play experience from a technical perspective
  • Providing input into the technical design and the vision through all phases of the game development cycle from pre-production through final product release. This entails ensuring products are of the highest technical quality and uphold the integrity of the games design
  • Independently undertaking research prior to the commencement of a new system or task to ensure implementation effectively meets defined goals
  • Managing the iterative improvement of the internal studio's engine and tools by maintaining foundational continuity
  • Clearly communicating updates and concerns to their manager
  • Managing requests or information needs regarding any aspect of the technical creation process with the appropriate members of the development team
  • Capable of resolving a range of highly complex technical issues to both programmers and other less technical team members. This will include the ability to explain themselves in writing and using a variety of audio visual aids
  • Actively maintaining skill-set and knowledge base by keeping track of the latest innovations from the industry
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company mission
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
Benefits
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices