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Rockstar Games Recruiting Senior Graphics Programmer & Animation Programmer

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Senior Graphics Programmer

Category: Other
Company: Rockstar Games
Location: Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Rockstar North is seeking a senior graphics programmer to help breathe life, realism and fun into our next-generation games. This is an exciting opportunity to develop cutting-edge graphics and visual effect systems, working together with the art department to create optimal, attractive solutions for our games. Interested applicants should possess an excellent grounding in graphics theory, good math skills, a keen eye for detail, and a natural ability to communicate as part of a creative team.

Responsibilities

Develop new and enhance existing graphics technologies (rendering, lighting, shadows, shaders, culling, scene management and others) to help achieve state-of-the-art visuals.
Work closely with the rest of the programming team to assist in integrating graphics technologies, identify extensions to that technology, and help create those improvements.
Work with others to expand our next-generation graphics pipeline including advanced lighting and rendering techniques, and special effects.
Help evangelize and facilitate the sharing of successful graphics approaches from the game projects across Rockstar’s studios.

Qualifications

At least one shipped console or PC title; preferably on the Xbox and/or Playstation consoles.
Experience in identifying bottlenecks and optimizing existing / future rendering code.
Significant knowledge of how to program the vertex and pixel shader hardware units.
Knowledgeable in variety of special FX techniques.
Experience with multithreaded programming.
Ability to debug engine level code.
Experience optimizing both performance factors and memory footprints using hardware and software profilers (PIX, GCM Replay, Tuner, Vtune, etc.).
Ability to research existing approaches and adapt those to new or modified uses.

Skills

Excellent C/C++ programming skills.
Excellent HLSL and Cg programming skills.
Experience with 3D graphics APIs (Direct3D 11+, vendor specific and/or OpenGL).
Being versatile and regularly proving a readiness to tackle new challenges.
Ability to work with artists, designers and other content creators to make sure they can get the most out of the technology.
Passionate about playing and making games!

Apply here:- http://www.rockstargames.com/careers/position/464f67dc/rockstar-north
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Animation Programmer

Category: Other
Company: Rockstar Games
Location: Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Rockstar North is currently seeking an experienced Animation Programmer.
Commercial games experience is essential with at least two years and one published title on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 or Xbox One to demonstrate your skills.
We are looking for a talented engineer to help us in developing advanced character animation systems for large scale games. You should have a positive attitude, a passion for games and be able to communicate with people as effectively as you do a computer.

Responsibilities

Develop, maintain and extend current animation systems on Xbox One and PS4.
Develop and integrate cutting edge animation technologies working closely with colleagues at different Rockstar studios.
Develop and support the connections between the animation, AI and physics systems.

Qualifications

Strong C/C++ programming skills.
Strong OO design skills.
Strong 3D maths background.
At least 2 years commercial games programming experience with an emphasis on character animation.
A passion for games and in particular for leveraging advanced animation technology to create an immersive game experience for the player.

Apply here:- http://www.rockstargames.com/careers/position/5963ae81/rockstar-north
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