Technical Director

About the Employer

We are DICE Los Angeles

Our mission is to create world class entertainment and we work in a manner that is different from the rest of the industry. We believe that our games reflect the means by which they are produced. The ones that are crafted in an inspiring climate have qualities that resonate to gamers. At DICE LA, you will be empowered to have a creative stake in everything you do. We have a flat creative hierarchy where everyone is a game maker, no matter what they do. We also firmly believe that in order to achieve peak performance one must have a balance between work and personal life.

We want this to be the studio where you do the best work of your career.

We are looking for a Technical Director with a drive for best-in-class game system development and a passion for technical excellence. The ideal candidate will have a passion for technical leadership and is looking for an opportunity to be a leader in the development of an exciting new game project. This role will challenge you to quickly and comprehensively learn EA’s Frostbite game engine and core game systems, and then direct new technology and extensions to these systems.

As a strong candidate, you are not afraid to challenge technical ideas. You are open-minded to change and work efficiently. DICE finds it vitally important that you actively find ways to improve our products and studio. You will collaborate with creative and passionate team members within DICE Los Angeles and have fun doing so!

Skills desired:

  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Extensive knowledge of C/C++
  • Shipped game titles, preferably with console experience
  • Flexibility and desire to direct a variety of game systems, including physics, streaming, rendering, file systems and memory organization
  • Experience managing a large code base with multiple simultaneous development branches
  • Expertise in concurrency, memory and performance optimization
  • Self-driven with a strong sense of quality
  • Great collaborative skills that support an open working environment

Benefits

We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, and of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creativity and individuality.

Next Steps

As part of the application process we might ask you to perform a technical evaluation. Apply online with a resume.

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.

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.