UI Software Engineer

May 30, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

EA SPORTS is one of the leading sports entertainment brands in the world, with top-selling videogame franchises, award-winning interactive technology, fan programs, and cross-platform digital experiences. EA SPORTS creates connected experiences that ignite the emotion of sport through industry-leading sports video games, including Madden NFL football, FIFA soccer, NHL® hockey, and EA SPORTS UFC.

The Advanced Technology Group is part of the EA SPORTS Tech organization, focused on developing cutting edge game features and engine enhancements in close collaboration with game and engine dev teams. Team members will be part of a cross-functional team tackling a variety of technical challenges beginning from proof of concept to implementation for titles across EA.  A key priority for this group is to partner with the Frostbite team, our Game teams, and our central art team to create meaningful user facing experiences and content workflow improvements.  This role will work on our strategic, multi-year project in unifying our Create-a-Player tools and experiences while innovating on the created character heads for all EA SPORTS titles.

The UI Software engineer will develop the tech, tools and frameworks that form the foundation of the user interface and get the chance to work in a dynamic team to develop interesting features every year. Above all, we're looking for an engineer who is excited to use their talent and experience to build AAA quality games.

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Design new features or new additions to existing features.
  • Work with designers to gather requirements and propose tech solutions.
  • Monitor performance and stability impact from your changes and address any issues that may arise. 
  • Oversee implementing a feature's core logic, game flows, and screens/components.
  • Work together with a team of UI engineers in a collaborative environment and report to a team lead.

 

Your Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of C++ software development
  • Experience adapting to existing multiple coding styles.
  • Experience with Entity-Component-System
  • Experience shipping UI code for AAA title 
  • Experience embracing challenges and find creative ways to overpass them.

Bonuses:

  • Experience building user interface.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience.



BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

 

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

 

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

 

BASE SALARY RANGES

 

  • British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):

      º $115,100 - $161,200 CAN Annually

 

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.



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