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Visual Concepts

Foothill Ranch, California - United States
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Senior Engine Programmer


Who We Are:

At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-SKU titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry. 


What We Need:

Our Foothill Ranch studio is looking for an experienced Sr. Engine Programmer to contribute to the next iteration of the award-winning NBA 2K franchise. In this role, you will be responsible for owning major runtime systems, including designing and implementing performant and maintainable multiplatform solutions.


What You Will Do:

  • Write clean, maintainable, and performant code
  • Work with content and engineering partners to identify problems and validate solutions
  • Factor development efforts into prioritized tasks
  • Map the limitations of existing solutions and identify new solutions where required
  • Profile, optimize, configure, and tune for multiple platforms
  • Help triage build and productivity blockers
  • Model best practices and supervise junior programmers, as required


Who We Think Will Be a Great Fit:

  • 5+ years of programming experience on commercial software projects, ideally in the video game industry or related fields
  • Experience shipping AAA game titles
  • Fluency in C/C++, multithreading, 3D math, and memory systems
  • Ability to debug and optimize complex systems
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Functional knowledge of PS4, Xbox One, and Switch development tools


Nice to Have:

  • Experience with production graphics pipelines

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