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Senior Physics Programmer

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • Software Engineering
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You must have advanced C++ and physics simulation skills, experience with PhysX and Unreal, great communication and collaboration abilities, a team player mentality, interest in game design and other disciplines, and a passion for video games!
  • You will lead physics simulation features, collaborate with cross-discipline teams, optimize game engine tech, and mentor junior programmers. Push the boundaries of game development daily.

Requirements

  • An advanced understanding of C++ and real-time physics simulation
  • Experience with PhysX and Unreal or similar engines
  • Excellent communication skills and a passion for collaboration
  • Must be a team player and appreciate the importance of listening to others
  • An interest in game design and the concerns of other game development disciplines
  • A passion for all kinds of video games!

Responsibilities

  • Ownership of a wide variety of physically simulated features such as destruction, vehicles, character and cloth
  • Empowering team members from all other disciplines to make optimal use of third-party engines such as Nvidia PhysX as well as internally developed technology
  • Delivering features optimally and within schedule to appropriate quality levels
  • Proactively anticipating and identifying requirements, and developing solutions for technical and workflow issues
  • Research and development into current and next gen technologies to push the limits of game development in current and future projects
  • Being a positive, active, and contributing team member, both within the team and across the studio
  • Guiding and mentoring more junior physics programmers in the team

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of a Senior Physics Programmer in this role?

The main responsibilities include owning and implementing physically simulated features such as destruction, vehicles, characters, and cloth, supporting team members in utilizing third-party engines and internal technology effectively, delivering features on schedule and to high quality standards, proactively addressing technical and workflow issues, researching and implementing new technologies, and mentoring junior physics programmers.

What qualifications and experience are required for this role?

The qualifications and experience needed for this role include an advanced understanding of C++ and real-time physics simulation, experience with PhysX and Unreal or similar engines, excellent communication skills, a collaborative mindset, an interest in game design and other development disciplines, and a passion for video games.

How does a Senior Physics Programmer contribute to projects at Rocksteady?

A Senior Physics Programmer contributes to projects by developing and maintaining physics-based systems and gameplay, supporting teams in utilizing technology effectively, delivering features on schedule and to high quality standards, proactively addressing technical and workflow issues, researching and implementing new technologies, collaborating with team members, and mentoring junior physics programmers.

Entertainment & Media
Industry
10,001+
Employees

Mission & Purpose

Warner Bros. Discovery is a global media and entertainment company, known for producing and distributing a wide range of content, including films, television shows, and digital content. Their ultimate mission is to captivate audiences worldwide by creating compelling and innovative stories that entertain, inform, and inspire. With a strong focus on storytelling and creativity, Warner Bros. Discovery aims to enrich people's lives through entertainment and provide a diverse array of content across various platforms. Their purpose is to connect people through shared experiences and to continue being a leading force in the entertainment industry, shaping the future of entertainment in the UK and beyond.

Culture & Values

  • Act as one team

    Trust each other, succeed together, and grow together. Collaborate across teams and make decisions that are best for WBD overall. Prioritize growth, development, and well-being for our teams. Respect and support each other, and celebrate wins.

  • Create what's next

    Be curious, innovate, and focus on the future. Drive change, embrace disruption, and never stop learning. Use data and technology to transform what we create and how we tell stories and deliver. Experiment, fail fast, acknowledge mistakes and learn from them.

  • Empower Storytelling

    Put creators, consumers and partners at the center, and share extraordinary stories. Tell stories that entertain and inspire our viewers, communities, and each other. Foster creativity by giving the freedom to try new things and produce our best work. Deliver the best experience; anticipate what consumers want and be fan obsessed.

  • Champion Inclusion

    Empower others, have courage, and pursue equity. Amplify the voices of global storytellers to reflect audiences around the world. Intentionally seek out diversity, remove barriers, and create space for all to share ideas and be heard. Actively listen and lead with empathy, integrity, and transparency.

  • Dream it & own it

    Advocate the mission, move with speed, and drive results. Have an owner's mindset; bring a perspective, take decisive rapid action, and manage spend responsibly. Make clear choices, set ambitious goals, and be accountable for results. Speak up and fearlessly challenge the norm.