At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, San Jose, Vancouver and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

 

What We Need:

Visual Concepts Blue Shift Studio, based in Boise Idaho and Parkville Canada is seeking an experienced Senior Graphics Programmer to join our team. Our ideal candidate would have a passion for making exceptional games, rendering technology, have excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a team environment. This role will report directly to the Director of Engineering of the studio.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Research, develop and implement new rendering technologies
  • Optimize and maintain existing rendering technologies
  • Identify and resolve issues in the rendering and data build pipelines
  • Work in collaboration with engineering, art and design teams to enhance NBA2K
  • Drive visual improvements to the character and world rendering pipelines
  • Participate in system-wide upgrade initiatives to keep our rendering tech current

 

Who Will Be A Great Fit:

  • Minimum of 5+ years in relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Advanced C/C++ and HLSL and strong knowledge of 3D math
  • Experience with industry standard API’s such as DirectX and OpenGL
  • Solid understanding of data structures and optimization trade-offs
  • Demonstrate ability to write efficient, portable, reliable, and readable code
  • Experience with multiple hardware system platform development
  • Proficient debugging and trouble-shooting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Love for video games (not just ours!)

To learn more about Visual Concepts and our studio locations, check out our website at www.vcentertainment.com

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