Software Engineer PhD Intern (Frostbite Physics) - 6 Months

About the Employer

We are EA

At EA, we have one simple vision: become the world’s greatest games company. We are a community of artists, storytellers, technologists and innovators working in one of the most dynamic industries today. We’re building a company that thinks about player experience at every step. We are transforming for a digital future and work as one team. We take risks and we dream big. And together, we are changing the way millions play every day.

The Challenge Ahead

Frostbite UK, based in EA’s Guildford campus, is a growing team that plays an essential role in providing an outstanding cross-platform physics engine and features that directly inspire creativity in EA’s franchises. Following recent success with franchises such as FIFA, Dragon Age, Need For Speed, Battlefield and now Star Wars Battlefront we are inviting applications from Masters and PhD students to join our team as an Intern.

We are looking for an Intern to join our team in July 2020 and engage with game teams around the globe to provide outstanding physics development and performance on PS4, Xbox One, PC, iOS, and Android. You will execute on all aspects of software engineering including testing and optimisation but also opportunities to grow your skills with participation on continued research and development in our collision, simulation and tools libraries.

Intern Role Requirements

  • Currently studying towards a PhD
  • You can commit to a full-time paid internship for 6 months (July to December 2020)
  • C++ programming experience in games, physics, graphics, scientific or numerical simulations
  • Understanding of mechanics, math and numerical methods

About the Frostbite UK Team

Frostbite UK is based in EA’s UK office in the centre of Guildford. It is a dynamic and creative place to work with on-site facilities including a restaurant, gym, fitness classes and numerous clubs. Our campus is easily accessed from the mainline train station, town centre and other local amenities. We promote a collaborative working environment and put a great value on our employees’ work-life balance.

Our creative work ethos rewards new and different ideas. It is an environment that attracts brilliant talent from around the globe. No matter which of our studio locations you join, you'll feel the support of EA's global brand, while thriving on our outstanding campuses. At EA, the excitement you feel throughout each workday is made possible by a culture that inspires you to do the best work of your career.

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