3D Graphics-Metal Software Engineer

3D Graphics-Metal Software Engineer

Job Overview

Location
San Francisco, California
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
32842
Date Posted
8 months ago
Recruiter
Zara Davies
Job Views
126

Job Description

Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen. 

We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!


 

Our Company 

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences. We’re passionate about empowering people to craft beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen. 

We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to building exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!  

The Opportunity  

We are looking for an experienced graphics software engineer with a deep understanding of 3D graphics application engineering, the Metal API, familiarity with CPU and GPU architectures, and a deep sense of software craftsmanship to participate in the design and implementation of our next-generation 3D modeling graphics software.mo 

We are a tightly knit team developing state-of-the-art software and delivering robust, fast and resource-conscious components to product teams. 

Our team will closely collaborate with Adobe's UX design and research teams to turn groundbreaking ideas and technologies into shipping features. 

What you'll do  

  • Work collaboratively with UX designers, engineers, and researchers to architect, develop, maintain, and optimize new software solutions leveraging the Metal API on macOS and iPadOS 

  • Port and optimize existing Windows software components to macOS/iPadOS leveraging its native graphics APIs 

  • Design and implement modern algorithms by writing robust, high-performance code 

  • Develop experiments to explore tradeoffs between various possible implementations 

  • Identify and fix application bugs and performance bottlenecks 

  • Review code on a near daily basis and give detailed, constructive feedback 

  • Work closely with many different product and teams across Adobe to integrate software across organizational boundaries 

  • Provide leadership to the group and mentorship to junior-level engineers 

What you need to succeed  

  • 5+ years writing production code 

  • Proficiency with C++ design patterns (C++17 preferred) 

  • Deep knowledge of the Metal API 

  • Strong familiarity with macOS and iPadOS 

  • Familiarity with the Vulkan API 

  • Experience writing (and/or porting) cross-architecture and cross-platform code 

  • Experience with high-level APIs and frameworks 

  • Experience in profiling, debugging, and testing complex systems  

  • Experience with optimization and profiling tools 

  • Experience in at least one scripting language, Python in particular 

  • Welcomed expertise: 

  • Universal Scene Description (USD) API and frameworks 

  • Modern graphics APIs beyond Metal and Vulkan (OpenGL, DirectX)  

  • 3D content creation tools (e.g. Maya, Cinema4D) 

  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail  

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent professional experience or education 

 

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely. 

If you’re looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer. 

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of gender, race or color, ethnicity or national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. 

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