Senior Physics Programmer
- Overlook the maintenance and extension of the existing physics framework and tools.
- Evaluate and integrate alternative third-party solutions such as PhysX, considering their suitability for the project's requirements.
- Collaborate closely with designers, artists, and programmers to enhance the physics system, providing support in its application and tuning.
- Design and develop advanced features, ensuring seamless integration with existing physics, animation, and AI systems.
- Strategize and plan development activities in coordination with project management, considering resource allocation and timelines.
- Write clear, maintainable, and robust code, adhering to established coding standards and best practices.
- Conduct comprehensive testing, debugging, optimization, and documentation of implemented features.
- Mentor and guide junior members of the physics programming team, fostering their growth and knowledge acquisition.
- Test, debug, optimize and document your implementations.
- 5+ years of programming experience in game physics development.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
- Proficiency in C++ programming, demonstrating advanced skills and knowledge.
- Strong background in software engineering and proven debugging capabilities.
- Excellent understanding of 3D mathematics and its application in game development.
- Expertise in rigid-body dynamics, collision response, and simulations, particularly within the context of game development.
- Experience with SIMD, vector math development, optimizations
- Ability to quickly comprehend and master a large existing code base.
- Aptitude for researching and learning new techniques, adapting them to meet project requirements.
- Effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate efficiently on shared projects with animators, artists, designers, testers, and fellow developers.
- Game development experience, including having shipped a PC or console title.
- Familiarity with third-party physics engines such as PhysX, Havok or ISPC.
- Experience with multi-threading.
- Proficient in Xbox One and PS4 programming.
- Background in profiling, low-level optimizations, and resolving stability issues.
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