Position Title: Contingent
We’re Criterion, and we love making games!
Over the last fifteen years we’ve entertained millions of players around the world with our award-winning games. From Burnout & Need for Speed to the critically acclaimed VR mission for Star Wars Battlefront, Starfighter Assault on Battlefront ll and now Battlefield V: Firestorm, Criterion have always pushed the boundaries, delivering through technical excellence, world-class game feel and AAA audiovisual quality.
We place enormous value on creative collaboration, fresh ideas, and unique perspectives. Our studio is a healthy mix of industry veterans and newcomers working together to inspire, support, and educate one another. We encourage free experimentation, innovation and exploration very explicitly with regular “off-the-grid” time.
Criterion don’t put people in boxes. Folks here have freedom to navigate their careers the way their hearts take them – we’re not big on labels. Our features are built by teams who choose to work together, actively encouraging cross-discipline teams to solve the toughest problems.
The working day has space carved out for everyone to play games – by themselves or together, be they tabletop or videogames, we love them all. Learning from the widest range of experiences makes our own games better.
Over the years, we’ve learned that crunching is flat-out stupid, so we don’t do it.
What a Gameplay Engineer does at Criterion:
· Working as part of our engineering team, you’ll develop and specialise your programming skills, learning to turn ideas into implementations that ship in game
· Collaborates daily with other engineers and departments to deliver amazing features
· Implements, tests and maintains reliable and efficient code.
The next great Criterion Gameplay Engineer also needs:
· To be comfortable in C++ programming with a desire to enhance their skills.
· Good understanding of object-oriented design principles.
· A passion for bringing new ideas to the studio, a drive for teamwork, and engagement to become a better software engineer today in order to bring high-quality entertainment for our future titles.
What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!
· Competitive salary plus annual bonus scheme
· Central location in Guildford (5 minutes from main train station)
· Private medical insurance & dental care
· Pension scheme
· Life insurance
· Stock plans
· Free onsite gym
· Employee discounts
· Rail season ticket loan
· Annual game points and digital download allowance
· Onsite café
· 25 days holiday (including 3 days company shutdown days between Christmas & New Year)
· Two annual staff parties (Summer & Christmas)
· Casual dress code
· Games Area
We thought you might also want to know:
· More about our studio: http://criteriongames.com
· More about our location: http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/guildford
Take your career to the next level – apply today!
Community / Marketing Title: Gameplay Programmer
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
EEOText: EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.
Date Opened: 2019-03-22 18:31:22.227
EEO Employer Verbiage:
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.
Location_formattedLocationLong: Guildford, GB