Software Engineer, Graphics
Pocket Gems - San Francisco, CA

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Pocket Gems, a mobile gaming company based downtown San Francisco, CA has become a dominant player in the mobile entertainment space. After having two of the top five top grossing iTunes apps in 2011, hitting 100 million downloads in 2012, and experiencing the most profitable quarter in our company history in 2013, we are looking for a talented Mobile Graphics specialist who will own and help advance our 3D capabilities.

As an early member of our 3D graphics engineering team you’ll have the blue sky opportunity to architect and build our 3D stack from the ground up that will power graphically rich next-gen mobile games that delight millions of users.

To be successful in this role, you will have a strong grasp of graphics programming and practical experience in gaming. You’ll be able to exercise your unique insights into the mobile gaming and advance our capabilities across our platform.

Drive the design and development of components of our new 3D stack

Collaborate with product managers on game teams to identify and execute high-impact features for our 3D engine that help us ship top-quality AAA games

Work closely with artists and drive the development of tools that need to be built for a production quality 3D art pipeline

1+ year(s) of practical experience in Mobile Graphics Programming

One or more AAA mobile game titles shipped

Strong knowledge of OpenGL ES pipeline and ability to write high performance shaders

BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

Working knowledge of iOS, Android, Unity, Unreal Mobile Engine, or comparable preferred

A burning desire to push the boundaries of mobile graphics

Pocket Gems offers top-notch benefits, including a Premiere PPO health plan. We cover 100% of the cost of employees’ Medical, Dental and Vision premiums (and 75% of the cost for their dependents), as well as short and long-term disability, and life insurance. We also offer flex spending & dependent care accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits and a 401(k) plan. And most important - free lunches, dinners, drinks & snacks Monday through Friday! Pocket Gems is located in beautiful downtown San Francisco, one block North of the Montgomery Street BART station.