Senior Graphics Programmer - PC - Beenox
Activision - Beenox Studio
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
TimeMonday, 9 August 20217am - 8am PDT
DescriptionBeenox is a video game development studio created in 2000. Located in beautiful Quebec City, Canada, Beenox is a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Publishing Inc., one of the world’s top game developers.
The studio is proud to contribute to the development of the Call of Duty video game franchise. Beenox has also contributed to the resounding success of the Crash Bandicoot, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Skylanders, Spider-Man, and Guitar Hero franchises.
With the arrival of new creative mandates and a continuing involvement in the blockbuster franchise Call of Duty, you will have the opportunity to showcase your talent and expertise to millions of players around the world!
In addition to continuing to lead the development of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PC, Beenox continues to provide key development support to Call of Duty: Warzone, including the creation of new content for the upcoming seasons. This is your chance to work on challenging, ambitious and creative projects with the best team ever!
Competitive salary and vacation policies
Studio closed two weeks during Holiday break
Ample opportunity for internal growth both leadership and expertise
Overtime paid 1.5x hourly wage
Comprehensive insurance coverage paid in major part by employer
Employer contributions to pension plan
Free French or English classes
Gym and physical activities on site
… plus a ton of social activities and unforgettable events!
Your primary objective will be to develop and optimize the DirectX rendering pipeline in the game engine. You will be responsible for ensuring the stability and performance of our games.
You will also collaborate with our external partners at other Activision studios to develop and promote Beenox’s graphic programming expertise. Lastly, you will monitor technological advances and participate actively in continuous improvement initiatives for graphic rendering.
More specifically, as a senior team member, you will be required to:
Mentor your colleagues and become their go-to resource person;
Use your expertise to make your team thrive and be recognized;
Be able to navigate uncharted waters; tackle complex problems and find solutions tailored to the needs of the studio and its mandates;
Be recognized for your ability to problem-solve and known for showing initiative and resourcefulness;
Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, a willingness to go the extra mile, and ingenuity in improving existing technologies.
Find optimal solutions to the challenges of graphic rendering for games currently in development;
Establish rendering systems that meet the industry’s standards for best practices;
Develop modules for the game engine and cutting-edge graphic rendering tools;
Be the content expert for all questions about graphics;
Support new specialized peripherals for the project;
Ensure the quality and performance of developed features;
Provide user support for developed features;
Participate in knowledge transfers with the team so that members can develop their skills;
Work with and support other departments to keep production pipelines optimal.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in game development for PC, console or mobile;
Experience delivering at least two video game development projects;
Proven skills in graphical programming;
Proficiency in C++;
Experience with OpenGL, Vulkan or DirectX libraries;
Knowledge of DirectX and DirectX 12 rendering pipelines, along with Shader Models 5.1 and plus;
Good grasp of mathematics;
Passionate about video games;
Positive attitude and ability to work well with a team;
Well organized and able to meet deadlines;
Ability to take charge of complex tasks and turn in quality work;
Perk: Experience in PC and console development.