Associate Software Engineer -Vicarious Visions - (Temporary)
As an Associate Game Programmer you will be a generalist technical contributor creating new games for existing or new Activision franchises. While working on a team with engineers, artists, and designers, you will be expected to demonstrate strong self-initiative and come up to speed quickly. Possible platforms include all major consoles, as well as handheld and mobile devices. This is a temporary position lasting 8-12 months depending on need.
Vicarious Visions (www.vvisions.com) has gained critical acclaim with hit games such as Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure®, Guitar Hero®, and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2®. Our games repeatedly push technical boundaries to deliver addictive, immersive gameplay and art that brings favorite characters and worlds to life. We are also home to the pioneering Alchemy® middleware technology and tools that are used to power hit titles across Activision.
• Implement and debug software in C++ and other languages.
• Participate in design and code reviews.
• Follow group standards and best practices.
• Work under the direction of senior engineers and seek guidance when working in new areas.
• Participate in a multi-discipline development team using the Scrum process.
• Collaborate effectively with other disciplines including art, design and audio.
• Document completed designs, tools, and code.
• Recently completed Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Game Development or related field.
• Experience developing games for personal or class projects.
• Very strong aptitude in C++.
• Strong aptitude in math and analytical thinking.
• A positive attitude and ability to work on a multi-discipline team.
• A strong desire to learn and understand the technologies involved in game creation.
• A passion for developing high quality games.
Applicants must complete a short technical test and a technical interview.
Come work with us on our exciting new titles! We offer a modern work environment, an outstanding compensation and benefits package, a fun team environment, impressively affordable living, and an exceptional quality of life.
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United States-New York-Albany
Activision - 17 months ago
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