Full-Time

Principal Programmer

Art Technology

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PlayStation Global

PlayStation Global

1,001-5,000 employees

Designs and markets gaming consoles and accessories

Consumer Software
Hardware

Senior

Guildford, UK

Required Skills
Python
Data Structures & Algorithms
Requirements
  • Previous experience in a similar level Art Technology role
  • C++ knowledge with the ability to debug code in a multi-threaded environment
  • Python and/or tools scripting experience
  • Expertise with modern shader languages, graphics APIs, and real-time rendering algorithms and techniques
  • Experience with 3D digital content creation tools (Blender, Houdini, or Substance)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, pragmatic, and collaborative approach to problem-solving
Responsibilities
  • Partner closely with the programming team to define technical requirements for the new IP
  • Collaborate with artists and animators to architect pipelines between DCC tools and the in-house engine
  • Lead the development of project-specific graphics, animation, and art pipelines/tools within the in-house architecture
  • Implement engine-level features to support artistic ambitions of the project
  • Implement game-specific shaders and effects beyond core engine capabilities

Working at PlayStation offers the opportunity to be part of a leading company in the gaming industry, renowned for its cutting-edge technology like haptic feedback and 4K HDR visuals. Employees are immersed in a culture of innovation and excellence that pushes the boundaries of gaming and entertainment. Contributing to a globally recognized brand that consistently delivers high-quality, immersive gaming experiences, ensures a dynamic and fulfilling work environment.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Foster City, California

Founded

1994

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-15%

1 year growth

-28%

2 year growth

-25%

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