UI Engineer

Engineering Irvine, California


Description

Blind Squirrel Games is seeking a brilliant and experienced UI Engineer to create fun and versatile UI systems on AAA cross-platform titles. Our UI Programmers drive development for user interfaces and are responsible for helping team leadership solve complex UI issues. If you enjoy working in a collaborative, creative environment and delivering a quality experience that puts the gamers and viewers first, apply today!

Responsibilities: 

  • Implement UI features to the highest quality best suited for the project’s timeline.
  • Confer with the Lead UI Programmer to establish complex UI features and tasks that you should own for the project.
  • Collaborate with the Lead UI Programmer, artists, and designers to ensure the UI meets the requirements for all involved parties.
  • Offer advice to the Lead UI Programmer where needed to develop usable and robust UI systems.
  • Mentor junior and mid-level engineers on relevant best practices and modern technologies.
  • Other duties may be assigned to accomplish company or department objectives.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Experience:

3+ years of professional experience in AAA UI game development


Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or equivalent work experience

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • A passion for user interfaces, user interactions, and the overall user experiences
  • High degree of proficiency writing rich client code with C++ and ActionScript 3
  • Prior localization experience
  • Excellent architecture and software engineering skills
  • Effective communicator in a team-oriented environment
  • Familiar with development on PS4, Xbox One, and/or Nintendo Switch
  • Experience with Scaleform a plus
  • UE 3 or 4 experience a plus
  • Enthusiastic about game development and games