Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Job Board

Sr. Graphics Programmer


Contact: Hiring Dept.
Velan Studios
Email

Description:

We are Velan Studios, an independent game developer with a passion for the unconventional, and we are looking for great programmers with graphics expertise to add to our team. We have three requirements:

1. We use C (our preference) and C++ (if we must), to create games and related things. You must be very comfortable in C and C++, and have produced at least one major project using C/C++.

2. Our curiosity drives us. You must be deeply curious about something, and have some evidence of that curiosity. We are looking for candidates that demonstrate of a pattern of persistent and self-motivated exploration.

3. At least five years of graphics programming experience on modern console/mobile hardware.

We use a collaborative, cross-discipline, and iterative development process. We work on constrained hardware (CPU, GPU, memory) and with hard performance targets (60Hz refresh rate). Beyond that, the problem domain is very broad. Some of the big-ticket items on our backlog right now:

• Work with art director to establish unique visual style. Write the tech to make it happen.

• Understand the graphics performance characteristics of our target hardware. While graphics is your area expertise, we do not hire programmers so that they may work exclusively in one specialized area. Programmers should own areas of our technology, but have the flexibility to work across the codebase.

In addition to the two requirements above, future members of the programming team need to be ready to embrace our studio values including:

• World class through unconventional thinking.

• Respect for players and colleagues. Ready for the responsibility that comes from that respect.

• Regional technology and game development community engagement.

If you think Velan Studios might be a fit for you, please apply: • Email [email protected] with a resume and cover letter. Put “Graphics Programmer” in the subject line. • In your cover letter, please share one thing you are passionate about – it can be completely unrelated to programming and games – and what personal or professional output has come from this interest.

Mayor Patrick Madden announced the City of Troy is moving forward with the demolition of the former Leonard Hospital building in north Troy. The city is seeking qualified contractors to remove the abandoned medical facility – located at 74 New Turnpike Road in the Collar City’s historic Lansingburgh neighborhood – by October 1, 2019.   Mayor…
Hudson Valley Community College and the Capital Region Workforce Development Board have teamed up with social services organization Northern Rivers Family of Services to offer a new “Learn Where You Earn” program to give employees a chance to further their education right where they work. Starting this summer, Hudson Valley will begin offering…
PLANADVISER has named HANYS Benefit Services as one of its 2019 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers. PLANADVISER’s Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers is an annual list of the retirement plan advisers and adviser teams at the top of their respective peer groups in terms of assets under advisement or number of retirement plan clients—including sponsors…
May
09
Market, develop & connect at our must-attend event of the year! The Annual Dinner {with a twist} & Business Expo is the Chamber’s premier event of…
5:30 p.m. Networking & Expo Booths
May
22
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event! These luncheons are a purposeful and effective way…
11:30 a.m. Check-In & Lunch; 12-1:15 p.m. Networking
May
23
A four week training series is designed for certified and pending certification MWBE business. Learn how to adapt your business model and cash flow…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Networking; 8-9 a.m. Program Training