Added by on 2016-05-19

Gearbox Software Recruiting Physics Programmer, UI Programmer, Engine Programmer, Tools Programmer, Animation Programmer & UI Artist/Designer

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Physics Programmer

Overview:

Gearbox Software is a family of talented, inventive and passionate individuals who want to collaborate with smart, committed, capable people with a quality of character that seek to inspire and be inspired – that care about creativity, happiness and the desire to make wonderful, engaging and exciting things that our customers feel is very valuable so that we may learn the lessons of experience together and share together in the rewards from a job well done.

Responsibilities:

The programmer in this role will help to maintain and improve the utilization of physics related technologies which support our games and target platforms. Programmers in this role will also help to develop new physically based systems in addition to providing assistance and advice to designers, technical animators, and other team members in regards to the optimal use of physics related systems.

Required Skills:

A passion for games and physics.
Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or comparable professional experience in these subjects.
Strong math skills, especially in regards to linear algebra and/or vector calculus.
Excellent C++ skills.
Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills.

Desired Skills:

Experience writing physics engines targeted at games.
Experience with Unreal Engine and third party physics engines (PhysX, Havok, etc.)
Understanding of modern collision detection techniques, iterative solving methods, and spatial partitioning algorithms.
Understanding of rigid body physics, soft body physics, smoothed particle hydrodynamics, and vehicle physics.
Knowledge of Lagrangian-based constraint dynamics.
Experience with multithreading.

Apply here:- https://gearboxsoftware.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=16
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UI Programmer

Overview:

Gearbox Software is looking for a full-time programmer with strong usability and interface development experience to join our User Interface Group.

Responsibilities:

Your mission will be to help deliver the best-possible customer game-play experience by presenting the player with all the relevant information needed to complete the game’s tasks in ways that are functional and pleasing.

Specifically you will:

Liaise with the game designers and the UI Team Leads to understand the UI requirements for a given feature
Work directly with artists and other programmers to implement efficient and maintainable, modular and reusable UI systems
Be a voice to help advocate for the player’s user-experience
Create custom tools and scripts as necessary to help the UI mission-at-large

Required Skills:

Computer Science, Math, Physics, or similar college degree, or commensurate Game Industry experience
Demonstrable proficiency with C++
Passion for video games in all their shapes and sizes
Experience with version-control systems
Deep-seated awareness of User-Interface concerns, especially usability and the presentation of information
Obsessively attentive to details
Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal capacities

Desired Skills:

Familiarity with Unreal Engine / UDK development
Scaleform / GFx experience
Flash and AS2.0 / AS3.0 background
Current-generation console development experience

Apply here:- https://gearboxsoftware.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=18
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Engine Programmer

Responsibilities:

The programmer in this role will develop and maintain the low-level engine systems and architectures which support our games and target platforms. These systems include content loading and streaming, memory management, networking, I/O, etc. Programmers in this role will also support and advise the game project teams as well as technical content developers.

Qualifications:

A passion for games and taking advantage of the capabilities of our target platforms
Computer Science degree and/or 3+ years game industry experience
Understanding of game physics
Understanding of networking concepts and implementations
Experience with multithreaded programming
Performance optimization experience
Must be able to work well in a team environment
Excellent C++ and OOP skills
Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills

Desired Skills:

Strong understanding of math and computer graphics
Experience shipping games
Unreal Engine experience
Console experience
Experience with version control systems (CVS, SourceSafe, Perforce, etc.)

Apply here:- https://gearboxsoftware.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=14
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Tools Programmer

Overview:

Gearbox Software is looking for a full-time tools programmer. Driven individual needed to support, maintain & develop new features for existing designer-facing tools. Applicant should be willing to solve performance and functionality issues with the tools as well as have a strong passion for problem solving. Individuals should be organized and capable of taking ownership of various features and have experience with gathering, interpreting, and discussing requirements. Solid written and verbal communication skills are crucial, and a background in creating and maintaining existing tools systems is a strong plus.

Responsibilities:

Maintain and enhance existing tools systems used by all projects
Interface with project team members to help them diagnose tool issues as needed

Qualifications:

Computer Science degree and/or 2+ years experience in professional software development
Ability to design flexible software that allows for future extensions
Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
Experience with version control systems
Advanced C++ skills
Proficient C# skills
Database development experience
Experience in a variety of programming languages, scripting languages & technologies, suited to developing tools applications in an effective manner
Excellent creative problem solving abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent bug finding & fixing skills
Excellent User-Interface design skills
Have a passion for developing high-quality software
Familiarity with Unreal Engine 3

Apply here:- https://gearboxsoftware.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=17
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Animation Programmer

Gearbox Software is looking for a full-time Animation Programmer to join our animation technology team.
An animation programmer has an important role at Gearbox Software. Animation is key to the player’s experience and interacts with every area of development: design, art, effects, audio, performance, etc. It is the animation programmer’s responsibility to collaborate with other people and departments to ensure that our animation systems achieve the artistic, fun, and functional goals of our games.

As an animation programmer, you will:

Interface with animation, design, and engineering teams to create solutions that meet project goals
Innovate and improve animation-centric tools, pipeline, and technology

Required Skills:

Computer Science degree and/or 2 years game industry experience
Experience in at least one animation technology (runtime systems, motion blending, procedural animation, compression, physics-based animation, IK, etc.)
Work well in a team environment
Excellent C++ and OOP skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong Math Skills

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of animation and design principles
Familiarity with animation techniques and authoring packages (Maya, Max, Motion Builder, etc)
Experience with Unreal Engine and/or familiarity with other animation engines (Mechanim, Morpheme, Havok, etc.)
Familiarity with modern design patterns and software architecture
Current and/or next generation console experience
Experience with version control systems (Git, SVN, Perforce, etc.)

Apply here:- https://gearboxsoftware.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=11
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UI Artist/Designer

Overview:

Gearbox Software is looking for a passionate, talented artist with a knack for UI and iconography. Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements listed below.

Responsibilities:

Work in tandem with the User Interface Lead to form an overall style for the game’s front end, HUD and menus. Design and create vector and bitmap-based icons. Build UI content in Flash and implement into the game via Scaleform. Work in tandem with the Marketing Department to create web content, printed advertisements and other marketing materials.

Qualifications:

At least 3 years of professional experience as a UI Designer
Excellent graphic design skills
Ability to present lots of information in limited screen space with a focus on form & function
Ability to create high quality iconography
Expert in Photoshop
Ability to rapidly prototype designs in a variety of visual styles
Team player with a great attitude & love for video games
Ability to create new art assets or match existing art styles

Desired skills:

Scaleform experience
Flash experience
Video game industry experience

Apply here:- https://gearboxsoftware.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=23
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