LEAD RENDERING PROGRAMMER

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Lead Rendering Programmer who is ready for the challenge of producing an AAA title on the next generation platforms.

Reporting to the Technical Director, the Lead Rendering Programmer will manage our team of rendering coders and drive through all aspects of an ‘AAA’ game’s rendering requirements in accordance with the Art Director’s vision. Working and managing the team every day, the Lead Rendering Programmer will enforce and inform the Engine Code Director’s vision for the project, hold reviews and provide feedback to the team, lead-by-example, and push the boundaries of rendering for video games.

 

Key Responsibilities

• Work with artists to interpret their creative direction and build rendering code to achieve it.
• Work closely with the Technical Director to plan and implement new rendering features.
• Implement rendering features to a high quality.

Technical Requirements

  • Excellent 3D maths skills.
  • Strong graphics background with knowledge of cutting edge rendering techniques.
  • Advanced understanding of current graphics hardware, APIs and shader programming languages.
  • Strong understanding in C/C++.
  • Experience working with games consoles (Xbox360/PS3/XBone/PS4).
  • Unreal Engine 3 or 4 experience a big advantage.
  • Worked on at least 1 published title.

Skill Requirements

  • A passion for playing and developing exceptional games.
  • Lead a team, with industry wide renown in the creative vision for the project. Conduct regular reviews and manage the coding team to excellence.
  • Be a positive, active, and contributing team member.
  • To be proactive and helpful with ad-hoc problem solving.
  • Must be detail oriented with an extremely high bar for the quality of delivery.
  • Able to work independently, prioritize and handle pressure.
  • Must have excellent time management skills to perform in a fast paced, high volume, high-pressure environment.
  • Good verbal and written interpersonal and communications skills.

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Long-service holiday reward
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga & Life Drawing.
  • Quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Overseas Relocation Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Finder’s Fee
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses
  • Free Seasonal Flu Jab