While this shouldn’t be seen as confirmation that the forthcoming Nintendo NX will support Unreal Engine 4, a recent Software Engineer job position within Nintendo states that the company is looking for someone with experience with existing video game engines such as the state of the art Unreal Engine 4. Here’s the job listing details.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
We are seeking an engineer to join a team responsible for design, development, debug and delivery of system drivers and tools for Nintendo gaming systems. The successful candidate will be a high-energy problem-solver with a passion for excellence and a proven track record. We are looking for people who are excellent team players, and who also work well on individual assignments. In addition, the successful candidate will be a high-energy problem-solver with a passion for excellence. An interest in system software is essential. In this position, the engineer will receive a very rewarding experience working with key technologies for gaming systems.
SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS
- BS or MS in related field (MS preferred)
- Excellent programming skills and knowledge of C
- Excellent software design, problem solving and debugging skills
- OpenGL or DirectX programming recommended
- Familiarity with existing game engines (such as UE4) is a plus
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