Software Engineer-Rendering

About the Employer

Rendering Software Engineer - C++

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sports through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA Soccer, NHL® hockey, NBA LIVE basketball, and EA SPORTS UFC.

For this role, we are looking for someone to help push our game into the next visual level. Our graphics engineers maintain a broad view of the game and engine rendering code and how industrial advancements can be brought to our players.

We are looking for passionate, visual engineers who enjoy prototyping and planning, working with artists and art direction, and implementing features that bring substantial improvements to our game.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with design and art to provide feedback and then create clear and estimable technical designs.
  • Achieve creative, tested, and high-quality technical implementations that meet design and art requirements.
  • Awareness of how technical implementation impacts performance and memory budgets.
  • Look for ways to increase team efficiency, especially artists, through tooling or workflow enhancements.
  • Contribute to core EA technologies in an architecturally sound way to promote collaborative development efforts.

Who You Are:

  • Passion for the development craft and can demonstrate knowledge in the following rendering areas: lighting, shadows, mesh processing, low-level graphics API, GPGPU, animation/deformation, particles/VFX, or shader experience.
  • Experience with the 3D scene construction, graphics pipeline, and graphics debugging.
  • 3D math skills, especially linear algebra.
  • Understanding of C++ language, best practices, and architectural considerations.
  • Communicate well with non-technical partners, such as artists, designers, and producers.
  • Demonstrate debugging skills.
  • Experience with parallel programming, resource management, and GPU considerations.

Pluses:

  • Experience with C++.
  • Understanding of scripting languages (Python, Lua) Or C#.
  • Experience with performance and memory profiling tools.
  • Experience with a few of the following art related tools: Photoshop, 3DS Max, Maya, Or ZBrush.
  • Experience in embedded systems, especially console development.
  • Relational database proficiency

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

Comprehensive health and benefit packages and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes outstanding people to make outstanding games, we offer great compensation & benefits packages and a culture that values creativity and individuality.

Are you ready to join a winning team?

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.