Rendering Engineer (VR)

Crytek is looking for a motivated and passionate Rendering Engineer with focus on virtual reality for the CRYENGINE team.

Relocation & Remote Work
Although we believe living close to our studio helps foster team spirit and stronger bonds between team members, we understand that people have different needs and expectations for their place of residence. You have a choice of three location options, allowing you to work with Crytek from anywhere you wish:

1. Come to our modern headquarters in Frankfurt and receive an attractive relocation package and have access to all of our benefits.

2. If you are already living in a European Union member state, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there. 

3. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country outside of the European Union, we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain CRYENGINE’s cutting edge virtual reality pipeline.
  • Focus on the unique aspects and limitations of current and future virtual reality devices.
  • Develop innovative rendering solutions for the virtual reality environment.
  • Profile virtual reality applications and develop optimizations in the VR context.
  • Evaluate common VR related pitfalls and propose improvements and solutions.
  • Oversee the operation of supported and upcoming head-mounted displays, as well as the techniques specific to virtual reality.
Requirements
  • 2+ years of professional experience as a Rendering/Graphics/VR Engineer, preferably in the gaming industry.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Excellent C++ programming skills.
  • Good understanding of the graphics pipeline.
  • Experience in some high performing rendering API (Vulkan, DirectX 11/12).
  • Solid shader programming skills (GLSL/HLSL).
  • Basic GPU and CPU debugging and optimization skills (RenderDoc/PiX).
  • Experience with cross platform engines preferably experience with CRYENGINE.
  • Team player and self-motivated.
  • Desire to learn, share and contribute.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparency.
Pluses
  • Experience with consoles.
  • Understanding of the hardware pipelines of recent GPUs.
What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Working with cutting edge technology
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment. 
  • ...and much more! 

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