Graphics Programmer

Deadline: 26 June. 2020
Positions: 1
Location: Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, Nicosia, Cyprus
Type: Full-time employment

Graphics Programmer

The Centre is building a team of Software Developers to join its fast-growing team of passionate and enthusiastic professionals. The Software Development Team will play an integral role in transforming our research outputs to market-ready solutions and together with our researchers will be a vital part of the knowledge-transfer initiatives of RISE. The Graphics Programmer will be part of the Software Development Team of RISE.
Main Responsibilities of Graphics Programmer
  • Follow design specifications to develop, test, debug, install, document, and maintain new software applications
  • Follow design specifications to develop new and enhanced functionality for existing software applications
  • Prepare code and documentation in support of program development
  • Provide graphics programming support to research teams
  • Build VR features for a range of uses
  • Author new shaders and effects
  • Collaborate with 3D-artists on graphics techniques

Desired Qualifications & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, interactive multimedia or engineering discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Master’s degree considered an advantage
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience as a Game or Graphics Programmer is a must
  • Professional experience in programming C/C++ and C#
  • Background in object-oriented design and software engineering methodologies
  • Experience developing applications in Unity3D, Unreal or similar engines
  • Experience in developing VR applications and working with VR headsets (e.g., Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, etc.) will be considered a plus
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
  • Understanding of graphics pipeline
  • Excellent knowledge of both spoken and written English
Experience with GPU-accelerated programming, e.g. CUDA 
Application Process
For full consideration, interested candidates should submit the following via email to and use the Email subject line “Application: SD-GP-01: Graphics Programmer”
  1. Cover letter which clearly specifies availability date for full-time employment
  2. Full CV (including contact details)
  3. Optional - Code Repository, Portfolio (in pdf format or website) or any other proof of work experience for the position
  4. Contact details of two professional referees. Referees will be contacted only for shortlisted candidates
Application Deadline: Friday, June 26, 2020.
In case you previously applied for a post at RISE, a new application is required.
For general inquiries, applicants may contact the HR Department of the of the Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies at
For non-EU applicants a work permit will be required.
All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.
For additional information about the Software Development Team and Benefits of the position please click here.

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