C++ Engineer Co-Op - Skate

About the Employer

C++ Engineer


“Motive” is the driving force within us that takes us from an idea, to reality. We’re not talking about the expected, the conventional, the cliché. We want none of that. Instead, we choose to prioritize innovation through experimentation, and creativity through fun. Motive provides a safe, trusting and empowering environment where everyone feels supported to make brave decisions and to take these creative jumps. Curious about what the future of games could look like? Great, so are we.


  • Meeting with Product Owners and Technical Leads to identify and understand requirements.
  • Designing and implementing solutions for a massive digital distribution platform.
  • Participating in code reviews
  • Building and maintaining continuous integration, static analysis and other software development systems.
  • Learn the basics of our proprietary game engine
  • Create workflows for design gameplay team in our game engine
  • Create prototype gameplay features for Skate


  • Working towards a B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field.
  • Strong working knowledge of C++
  • Experience in object-oriented design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of good software engineering practices.
  • Knowledge of memory management, multiple processor use, and runtime optimization.
  • Knowledge of how to use a debugger to solve complex problems.
  • Experience with another programming language(s) (C#, Java, Typescript) and platforms (tablets, game console) is a major plus.
  • Knowledge of source code management: Perforce is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent detail-oriented, problem solving skills.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, principles and solutions.
  • Dependability and commitment to projects/tasks.

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.