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2K Games seeks the talents of a seasoned graphics programmer who enjoys a collaborative and creative work environment and is looking to push the boundaries of cutting edge 3D graphics. Research, develop, implement, and debug high-end and photorealistic graphics techniques applicable to characters and large-scale environments.
• Write code that fulfills the functional, graphical and technical requirements of the project.
• Provide the Lead Programmer with feedback regarding the time allotted to assigned tasks.
• Assist the artists with the creation of cutting edge environments and effects within technical requirements.
• Develop and maintain plug-ins and stand-alone applications used in the creation and preprocessing of geometry, textures, etc.
• Work with proprietary existing software technology and build new technology in order to fulfill the project’s technical requirements.
• Research coding techniques and algorithms in order to keep current on technological developments and advancements in the game industry.
• Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions to overcome identified risks.
• Required Experience and Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related discipline, or relevant work experience.
• Expertise with the C/C++ programming language along with a strong familiarity with OO design principles.
• Thorough understanding of 3D math.
• Expert knowledge of real time rendering techniques in relation to lighting and visual effects.
• Experience with multi processor programming.
• Experience writing vertex and pixel shader code.
• 5+ years of programming experience on commercial software projects.
• Commitment to code quality, documentation and sound testing procedures.
• Ability to research, analyze and optimize code to meet performance requirements.
• Ability to learn and master new technologies and code.
• Ability to work independently and efficiently under deadlines.
• Experience developing for game consoles (PS3, XBOX 360).
• One or more shipped PC or console game titles, FPS or RPG titles.
• Experience working on multi-platform software projects.
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