Relic Entertainment, a wholly owned studio of SEGA, is the award winning RTS developer of Homeworld, Dawn of War and Company of Heroes, and we’re looking for a Lead Rendering Programmer to work in our Vancouver studio. We have delivered rich, thoughtful strategy games throughout our history and our vision is to continue making games that people love to play.

As a Lead Programmer (Rendering) you will…

  • Shape the long-term technical roadmap for the game engine behind Age IV, Dawn of War and Company of Heroes,
  • Own the development and improvement of rendering technology and tools on our proprietary game engine
  • Be the go-to development support person behind shader, lighting and FX integration
  • Collaborate with artists and designers to ensure content fulfills their vision
  • Share knowledge among the studio and nurture the development of junior programmers

We are looking for someone who has…

  • 7+ years of programming experience using C++
  • Shipped successful AAA titles on PC or console as a rendering programmer
  • Lead a rendering team through an entire development cycle
  • A computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with DirectX 11/12/Vulkan/LibGNM and HLSL
  • Strong knowledge of 3D math and linear algebra
  • A love for games
  • A down to earth attitude
  • Passion to evolve, grow, and lead

 It is a bonus if you have…

  • A website or github account with samples of your code

Are you game? We’d like to hear from you!  
Please apply through our careers page (www.relic.com) and we will be in touch shortly to let you know about next steps.    

This is Relic   
We have a culture of kindness, transparency, and play. There is a lot of heart and passion at this studio – we get to work on projects we’re proud of and we work hard to be the best at what we do. We are curious, we strive for excellence, we build on each other’s ideas, and we celebrate each other’s great work. Relicans organize movie nights, game tournaments, life drawing, community and charity events, and more. Basically, we believe that good work starts with a community you’re excited to spend your day with, both in and out of the studio.  

Relic benefits include an extended benefits package, RRSP/DPSP matching program (subject to eligibility requirements), local discounts to gyms and restaurants in the area, and regular studio and community events. For designated roles, relocation and immigration assistance may be available.
  
You will also become part of the SEGA family (in addition to Relic, this includes Creative Assembly, Sports Interactive, Hardlight Studio, and Amplitude Studios), which gives us access to the resources to enable us to build on our legacy of innovation.  

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