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Get a job: Kabam is hiring a Graphics Engineer

San Francisco-based mobile developer Kabam seeks a graphics engineer to join the team working on mobile games at Kabam's Los Angeles office.

January 12, 2016

3 Min Read

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Graphics Engineer, Kabam

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Kabam Los Angeles is on a never-ending mission to create unforgettable games for mobile devices. Our studio was built by passionate game makers dedicated to crafting playful, smart, addictively fun experiences.

We care about accessibility, depth, innovation, and production values… but most of all, we care about our community of players. We don’t just make games, we play and love them too, making player empathy a core value for all of us.

If you’re thinking about joining our close-knit team you should love games, be world-class at making them, and understand fundamentally that great business results come from great games and loyal players. At Kabam LA you’ll be working with some of the best developers in the world from hit games and franchises including Command & Conquer, Battle for Middle-earth, Empires and Allies, and Diablo.

Day to day:

  • Collaborate with the art team on improving existing rendering quality

  • Research new methods of pushing the visual quality of our games

  • Help identify bottlenecks in our art pipeline and work to improve them

  • Implement scalable rendering solutions for varied hardware devices

  • Assist where necessary within a small engineering team

  • Work closely with team members in a collaborative, agile and small team environment

Years Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience.

MUST Have Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of graphics APIs (especially OpenGL ES 2, 3), shaders, and hardware

  • Experience optimizing and profiling graphics performance across different hardware specifications

  • Solid understanding of 3D and graphics-related math

  • Solid CS fundamentals in algorithms and data structures

  • Enjoys working on small, agile teams

  • Motivated, and can work independently with minimal supervision

  • Good communications skills (written and verbal)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years’ experience with Unity3D and C#

  • iOS and Android API/hardware experience

  • Experience profiling and optimizing Unity3D game performance

  • Shipped titles on iOS and Android

  • Enjoys playing strategy games

Full Health, Dental, and Vision; 401k matching; $250 gym reimbursement; $1000 per year educational stipend; tons of snacks, drinks, etc.

Kabam is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 
**Successful applicants will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the U.S.**

Interested? Apply now.

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