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Senior UI Programmer

PlayStation, San Diego, CA - Sorrento Valley

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Senior UI Programmer

San Diego, CA (Sorrento Valley) 

Are you an experienced game developer with a penchant for high quality, 3rd person, Action/Adventure games?  Do you enjoy PlayStation’s library of games and their top-tier studios?  Have you always known how beautiful San Diego is, but never found an opportunity to live there?

Then this is the opportunity for you!

Sony PlayStation is building a new game development team in partnership with the Visual Arts Service Group (VASG), an award-winning, full-production studio that specializes in Animation, Motion Capture, Cinematics, Art and Scanning.  This is the same world-class team known for its contributions to beloved franchises like Uncharted, Death Stranding, God of War and more.  For more than a decade, we have shared knowledge, support and cutting-edge techniques with the very best developers in the industry: Naughty Dog, Kojima Productions, Guerrilla Games, Santa Monica Studios, Sucker Punch Productions, Bend Studio, Japan Studio, Insomniac Games and more.

This high visibility project is being developed in collaboration with a major Sony development studio.  Though currently unannounced, we have a clear vision and plan to release.  The new game development team will leverage our existing expertise and premier talent, guaranteeing a high visual quality bar for the title. 

Don’t wait… we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Implement in-game user interface systems
  • Partner with the designers and artists to develop a cohesive and manageable UI
  • Profile and optimize UI performances
  • Prototyping and refining UI components

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science or at least 5 years professional experience
  • Strong C++ programming ability
  • Extensive UI Design/User Experience portfolio
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Self-motivated with an ability to take initiative
  • A passion for playing and developing exceptional games

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience designing and building at least one large, complex UI
  • Console programming experience

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category. 

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. 

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

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