Senior Graphics Specialist

Apr 29, 2022
Stockholm, Sweden
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

As a Senior Graphics Specialist as part of the Tech & Services team, you will develop new and existing systems in the Clausewitz Engine that powers Paradox Development Studio’s world-class games such as Stellaris, Crusader Kings III, Victoria 3, and exciting unannounced games.

In this role you will…

  • Brainstorm around and drive design and implementation of the graphical subsystems in our Clausewitz engine and Grand Strategy Games

  • Work together with programmers and artists to improve their experiences using the engine and ensure their needs are met

  • Research and develop graphics rendering techniques suitable for Grand Strategy games. This includes both GPU programming through shaders and C++ programming targeting modern graphics APIs

  • Collaborate directly with the teams developing our existing and new Grand Strategy games


  • Deep knowledge of 3D graphics and GPU technologies, including shaders and shading languages (DirectX 11, DirectX 12, Vulkan, HLSL, GLSL, MSL)

  • Expert knowledge of modern C++

  • Experience with multithreading and concurrency

  • Good profiling, debugging, and optimization skills

  • Good interpersonal skills for working closely with programmers and other disciplines

  • Comfortable communicating in English, both written and spoken

Experience in the following is a plus

  • Strong skills in 3D math, trigonometry

  • Experience developing graphics on Playstation 5 and XBox X|S

  • Experience in physically based shading

  • Experience in creating unique/custom VFX algorithms/approaches

  • Experience with GPU ray tracing

The right candidate is a senior graphics engineer who is motivated to drive design and development of engine features and write efficient and high-quality code. You will be an important part of the Tech & Services team who work closely with our game teams to deliver robust, efficient and flexible systems that bring our Grand Strategy Games to our fans. At Paradox, we pride ourselves in providing opportunities to develop and learn new skills so we are looking for candidates who are interested in expanding their talents and working with new technologies.


Some of our benefits include:


If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be  a great addition to our team.

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