Gameplay Software Engineer (Criterion)

About the Employer

We’re Criterion, and we love making games!

For more than fifteen years we’ve entertained millions of players around the world with our award-winning games. Our accomplished people have expressed their passion for outstanding game feel, AAA audiovisual quality and technical innovation in the Burnout and Need for Speed series and and more recently in Battlefield 1, Star Wars X-Wing VR, Starfighter Assault and Arcade for Star Wars Battlefront II and Firestorm for Battlefield V.

We believe that healthy, engaged teams make great games, so we place enormous value on collaboration, fresh ideas, and unique perspectives. We’d love to hear yours! Crunch doesn’t help make a better game. We don’t do it. For the past three years we are very proud to have been recognised by gamesindustry.biz as one of the best places to work in the UK. Let’s talk about how you could be a part of it.

You Will

  • Work as part of our engineering team, you’ll develop and specialise your programming skills, learning to turn ideas into implementations that ship in game
  • Collaborate daily with other engineers and departments to deliver amazing features
  • Implement, tests and maintains reliable and efficient code.

You Need

  • To be comfortable in C++ programming with a desire to enhance their skills.
  • Experience with object-oriented design principles.
  • A passion for bringing new ideas to the studio and engagement to become a better software engineer today to bring high-quality entertainment for our future titles.

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

  • Great compensation package plus annual bonus scheme, pension scheme and stock plans
  • Private medical insurance and dental care, life insurance and free onsite gym
  • Employee discounts and rail season ticket loans
  • Annual game points and digital download allowance
  • 25 days holiday (including 3 days company shutdown days between Christmas & New Year)
  • Two annual staff parties (Summer and Christmas)
  • Onsite café, casual dress code and games areas

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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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