Graphics/Rendering Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - North West

Job Title Graphics/Rendering Programmer
Skills Required Programming
Job Description Graphics/Rendering Programmer

One of the UKs leading Games Studio based in the North West is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Graphics/Rendering Programmer to be a key contributor on a new IP for a next generation console.
The Rendering / Graphics Programmer primary responsibility is to design and implement complex engine components.

Key Accountabilities
- Work with the Lead Graphics Programmer to implement Art department visual ambitions.
- Work with the Art department to help implement Art pipelines, tools and processes.
- Work with the Art department in order to ensure visual quality realises their vision.
- Take an active role in improving rendering performance.

Technical/Functional Skills
- Fluent in C++ and shader languages (ideally HLSL, but possibly GLSL/Cg).
- Ability to balance aesthetic requirements with performance needs.
- A good knowledge of at least one modern graphics API (D3D9, LibGCM or OpenGL)
- Knowledge of Direct3D 11 (shader model 5, compute shaders, tessellation etc.) - Desired, but not essential
- Practical experience with 3D math
- A good knowledge of existing graphics techniques (e.g. shadow mapping, dynamic lighting, effects, culling).
- Active interest in new graphics developments, such as advances in real-time GI or new uses for GPU compute.

More details are available by contacting Ben Shatford at Aardvark Swift via email: or call 01709834777
Salary £Excellent + Benefits
Location North West, North West
Job Category Programming
Date posted 18/04/2013
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Aardvark Swift using their internal reference 7989_BS07989RP.
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