Senior Graphics Programmer

Programming · Frisco, Texas
Department Programming
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


Senior Graphics Programmer

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit

Gearbox Software is looking for a full-time experienced Senior Graphics Programmer to join our game development team. Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements:


  • Collaborate with artists, designers and other team members to prototype and implement graphics features (rendering, lighting, shaders, culling, shadows, postprocess, etc.) to help achieve state-of-the-art visuals.
  • Fix bugs and optimize code in existing rendering systems
  • Implement appropriate testing and debugging support as needed
  • Support product performance goals by architecting and implementing systems with performance in mind
  • Contribute to the overall technical direction of the project by participating architectural design sessions and code reviews


  • 5+ years game industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work closely with designers and programmers
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Very strong C / C++ design and coding experience in a multithreaded codebase
  • Extensive experience with writing and debugging DX12 rendering code and shaders
  • Experience with low level CPU, GPU and memory profiling
  • Experience with developing and profiling on console platforms
  • Shipped titles in a graphics programmer or similar role
  • Excellent math skills with strong knowledge about 3D graphics algorithms and techniques
  • Passionate about keeping up with the latest graphics tech


Bonus Points For:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with Vulkan / OpenGL graphics APIs
  • Experience with real time Ray Tracing technology such as DXR
  • Experience with developing art and content pipelines
  • Solid low-level understanding of GPU and CPU hardware

    Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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    • Location
      Frisco, Texas
    • Department
    • Employment Type
      Full Time
    • Minimum Experience