Senior Rendering Engineer

EA Vancouver

EA Vancouver

Other Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, July 17, 2023

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Requisition Number:179372
Can this position be remote?: No

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

Senior Rendering Engineer

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

We exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow our employees to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

Join us in driving the next revolution in games.


Frostbite is EA's state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine. Our global team empowers game creators to shape the future of gaming by developing creative engine features and outstanding tools. We are honored to have thousands of game developers all over the world using Frostbite to create some of the most amazing games and player experiences in the industry.

You will be part of an experienced and passionate team that owns the low-level hardware abstraction layer, enabling Frostbite to leverage the power of all supported platforms.


As a senior rendering engineer on the Rendering Backends team you will:

  • Develop and maintain our low-level, cross-platform graphics hardware abstraction layer for the Frostbite Engine

  • Develop and maintain tools that ensure high-quality experience for render engineers using Frostbite

  • Collaborate with game team engineers and the Frostbite rendering team to deliver new rendering features

  • Lead performance profiling and optimizations on multiple platforms

  • Report to engineering management


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Math or related field

  • Strong C++ knowledge with at least 7 years of professional programming experience in real-time rendering

  • Experience working in rendering for multiple shipped titles on current-generation consoles (PS5, XBSX, PC)

  • Expert knowledge in one or more low-level graphics APIs (DX12, Vulkan, console, etc)

  • Expert knowledge of modern cpu/gpu hardware architectures

  • Experience with Graphics Debugging Tools (PIX, Renderdoc, console, etc)

  • Experience with memory management and multi-threading with related debugging and optimization experience

Bonus Qualifications

  • Professional experience working on Device Drivers

  • Professional experience developing graphics debugging tools / utilities / visualizers

  • Test-driven development experience

  • Significant experience using source control systems (p4, git) in large code bases

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.