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Sr. Unreal Engine Developer

Activision Santa Monica, CA
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Job Title: Sr. Unreal Engine Developer - Central Tech
Reporting To: Sr. Visual Director
Department: Central Tech
Location: Santa Monica, California

Your Mission

You will be part of a new Central Technology effort to provide expert development in the Unreal Engine.

Your Mission is to work with multiple teams and new game ideas to build best-in-class functionality with Unreal and streamline the greenlighting and production of exciting new titles.

Responsibilities include:
• Work with artists, engineers, supervisors, and producers to determine and execute workflows, tool requirements, and optimizations related to Unreal Engine.
• Assist in designing, developing and supporting asset creation pipelines, tools and game mechanics which integrate with different specific studio pipelines.
• Maintain a solid understanding of the production pipelines at our studios.
• Jump into both long-term R&D efforts as well as short-term production support as needed.
• Integrate peripherals for creative process and contribute to advanced exploration of machine learning and AI integration.
• This is a great opportunity to influence strong existing brands on new platforms as well as work on unannounced future games.

Player Profile

• Strong working knowledge of Unreal Engine.
• A minimum of 3 years' experience in Unreal development and pipeline/workflows in games industry, production or VR
• High level understanding of the CG production process and digital content creation tools.
• Understanding of the state-of-the-art in game engines.
• Expert knowledge of Python, C++, and object-oriented programming practices.
• Solid software engineering skills, including the ability to write robust, maintainable, well-architected, well-documented code.
• Ability to work effectively with remote teams.
• Self-motivated and able to quickly learn new areas of development.
• Knowledge of Perforce, Jira, Shotgun, or similar version control and tracking.

Your Platform 

Activision Central Technology's CTX group is a team of artists, scientists, and engineers who collaborate with Activision studios to develop pioneering workflows and techniques for game content creation. We combine expertise from the game industry and the film industry to advance real-time visuals to levels which were previously exclusive to motion pictures. We are looking for an exceptionally skilled-and flexible- Unreal programming engineer to bring new technologies into production use!

Our World 
Great Games Start with Great People!  This is an exciting time to join us!

Activision has been changing the way people play for the past 40 years-as the leading developer and publisher of video games, our teams have created some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking, and beloved entertainment franchises in the industry. Ask anyone who works at Activision what their favorite thing about it is, and they'll tell you it's the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure, and resources, but our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee's brilliance. 

Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our current portfolio includes Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, and Crash Bandicoot™.

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe, is one of the largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies in the world. Sitting at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment, our employees are some of the best and brightest across engineering, entertainment, media, and technology. A member of the S&P 500 Activision Blizzard is proud to be included as one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies To Work For®," "World's Best Employers," as well as "Most Admired Companies." In 2019 we were honored to receive a perfect score on our entry to the Corporate Equality Index as a Best Workplace for LGBTQ professionals and once again made Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies in Gaming.   

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.




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