• Mobile Graphics Engineer

    Location US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/28/2019 2:15 PM)
    Job ID
    785043
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch – with full source. The Lumberyard team aspires to help game developers create the highest quality games, engage massive communities of fans, and connect their games to the vast compute and storage of the cloud.

    We’re just getting started with Lumberyard. We have an excellent team with long tenure building some of the industry’s most respected games, but we are still growing fast and have many positions left to fill. We’re looking for pioneers who can imagine and deliver world-class technology for tomorrow’s most celebrated games. We’re looking for the best people in the industry to join our team of veterans. If you’re excited about the opportunity to invent and build with the entire sandbox of Amazon’s ecosystem, including AWS and Twitch, we want to talk to you.

    As an engineer on our core engine team, you will collaborate with artists, platform partners, and other engineers to chart our technology roadmap and deliver on it. Your ambition is to empower content creators and developers to deliver the revolutionary next generation of real-time interactive experiences. You are capable both of solving difficult, low level performance, device, rendering, and platform problems, as well as inventing high level solutions to entirely new classes of problems in uncharted technology waters.

    As a Sr. Mobile Graphics Engineer on our core engine team, you will collaborate with our game teams to deliver cutting-edge engine technology on mobile platforms:
    The Role:
    · Be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining engine level graphics technology on Android and iOS platforms.
    · Research cutting edge rendering techniques and algorithms, and drive practical adoption and implementation of them on the team.
    · Drive design and architecture decisions that result in strong balance of performance, flexibility, and maintainability.
    · Write a lot of high performance, highly maintainable code that can scale to varied device specs.
    . Optimize graphics performance on mobile devices with hardware constraints.

    Basic Qualifications

    · Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or equivalent experience).
    · 5+ years of professional software engineering experience, working on multi-discipline teams.
    · At least 1 released real-time 3D game or application on which you were a key contributor in graphics/rendering.
    · Strong computer science fundamentals in design, algorithms, and data structures.
    · Strong knowledge of a mobile graphics API such as Vulkan, Metal or OpenGL ES.
    · Advanced software engineering skills, including the ability to write performant, maintainable, and robust code in C++.
    · Good communication skills and ability to work effectively on shared projects with designers, artists, testers, and other developers.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Shipped at least one high performance real-time 3D title on Mobile
    · Expertise in Mobile GPU hardware architecture and Android graphics API such as Vulkan or GLES
    · Deep experience with graphics performance profiling and optimization.

    · Engine level rendering architecture experience in Lumberyard, Unity, Unreal, CryEngine or other 3D game engines.


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