Graphics Engineer - UE5

Los Angeles, California


Rogue Initiative is seeking a Graphics Engineer to join a world class team as we continue to push the limits of Unreal Engine 5 to create blockbuster graphics and visuals for our action-adventure game. 

Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Rogue Initiative is a global studio offering on-site, hybrid and fully remote working options. 

Your Day-to-Day

  • Work with the art and design departments to execute the artistic vision of the game. 
  • Optimize memory usage and performance across all target platforms including PS5, Xbox X/S and Windows PC. 
  • Prototype new tools and techniques to facilitate more efficient art content production. 
  • Craft new shaders and effects. 
  • Write clear, portable, and highly functional code. 
  • Smooth out glitches and errors related to any part of the graphics pipelines. 
  • Develop and pitch improvements to processes and pipelines while maintaining existing core technologies. 

What we're looking for in a candidate

  • Experience completing at least one full development cycle on a recent AAA video game. 
  • High proficiency with C/C++, either through 2+ years of professional experience or personal projects. 
  • Experience with DirectX, GPU, and multi-threaded programming. Proficient with writing vertex, pixel, and compute shaders using HLSL or equivalent. 
  • Educated in the latest rendering techniques, technologies, hardware, and APIs. 
  • Strong in math including linear algebra, trigonometry & calculus. 
  • Calm, upbeat and collaborative attitude working with multiple deadlines. 
  • Avid gamer with a passion for dreaming up worlds and experiences to discover and explore. 
  • Experience with HDR, PBR, and both forward & deferred rendering. 
  • BA or BS degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience. 
  • Experience working in Unreal Engine. 

We greatly value camaraderie, team spirit, and talent. We’re not into excessive crunching or the typical AAA grind. Been there, done that. We do provide a fully-stocked kitchen, periodic company outings, a bonus plan, a family-style atmosphere, and an exceptional benefits package.

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Rogue Initiative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.