Performance Engineer

Job typeGame Development/Publishing
LocationUnited Kingdom - Manchester
TypeFull Time
Posted DateJul. 26, 2019
TT Games Studios Limited, a division of WB Games Inc., are seeking to recruit a Performance Engineer.

The Performance Engineering Team work alongside designers, programmers, artists, animators and testers to help deliver high quality games on multiple platforms. This gives you the chance to be involved in the new engine from day one, influencing its design and implementation. On a daily basis, you may be expected to:
  • Work with testers, programmers, animators, artists and designers to ensure level designs perform well across multiple hardware SKUs.
  • Co-ordinate QA testing and automated testing to provide up-to-date performance/memory information to the game teams.
  • Identify performance issues (CPU/GPU) with both code & assets.
  • Develop/co-ordinate create solutions to performance issues.
  • Provide advice/tools/training on performance and memory optimisations to other departments.
  • Mentor Junior Performance Engineers.
The ideal candidates will have:
  • Demonstrably strong talent for programming, and optimising code/assets.
  • Experience optimizing both performance and memory footprints using hardware and software profilers (PIX, Tuner, Vtune, etc.).
  • A good understanding of common engine bottlenecks including CPU/GPU performance and streaming/multithreading issues.
  • Passion for working closely with world-class artists, animators and designers; supporting their developing day-to-day needs for profiling/optimising technologies and associated tools.
  • A highly self-motivated team player with the ability to dive in, understand code, and learn quickly.
  • Fluent in object-oriented C++ with strong debugging and documentation skills.
  • Strong 3D maths and physics skills.
  • A good degree or post-graduate qualification, or relevant experience, in Computer Science or a related subject.
  • Demonstrable experience in the games industry.

About TT Games

Responsible for the best-selling and BAFTA-winning LEGO videogame series, TT Games is in the business of delighting children and grown-ups alike. With 30 years of success behind our studio, and as a valued part of Warner Bros since 2007, we have incredibly exciting plans for future titles based on the world's biggest entertainment properties.

In late 2016 we were extremely proud to be joined by Playdemic, one of the UK’s most successful free-to-play mobile games developers and publishers. Their most recent title, Golf Clash, is a top-grossing smash hit on iOS and Android. Exciting news continued into 2017 as TT Odyssey was established, founded by some of the leading talent in the mobile games industry. TT Odyssey is the Brighton based, mobile-focused arm of Traveller’s Tales, designing from the ground-up a LEGO video game as a free to play mobile title.

We are always on the lookout for bright, talented and motivated people to join our AAA studio and to be part of everything we do, because we know it is the talent and dedication of our employees that has made our 30 years of success possible.

TT Games offers successful candidates a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Our work environment is inclusive, relaxed and friendly – one of the best things about working here is our fantastic people! We aim to support work-life balance, and some of the benefits we’re most proud of include: flexitime and other family-friendly benefits; discretionary bonus scheme; company pension scheme and life assurance. We also offer perks such as regular health and wellbeing activities (including on-site exercise classes), discounts on a wide range of company and partner products, free online training courses, complimentary fruit and a wide selection of drinks, social events and much more!

We expect high levels of ambition and innovation from our colleagues and an ability to flourish within the dynamic entertainment industry in which the company operates.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.