Graphics API Developer | ARM


Job Title: Graphics API Developer
Employer: ARM
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 23643_221798897


Job Details:

Job Overview

You will be joining our Performance Tools team, who design and develop the tools that games developers and application developers use to profile and debug their work for optimum performance, enabling the next generation of mobile games and other innovative graphics applications.

Are you passionate about mobile gaming, interested in building tools that help developers improve the efficiency of their games, or do you have an interest in the processes used in the development of graphics for applications? Then this role is for you, allowing you an in-depth view of the processes used by developers to create to graphics in applications and a role in shaping the tools those developers are using.

We are looking for a graphics API expert to join our team working on our newest graphics tool.

Working collaboratively as part of the Performance Tools team to extend, develop and maintain our suite of tools or to contribute to the design and development of new profiling tools


  • Understanding the processes used by the developers using our profiling tools
  • Contribution to the development of new features, including work planning, feature design, and consideration of User Experience / work flow
  • Design and development of new profiling tools and methodologies
  • The creation of automated tests, contributing to our DevOps pipeline to maintain the fast cadence and high quality of our releases
  • High quality engineering through approach reviews, code reviews and following modern agile software development process
  • Mentoring and coaching of junior team members
  • Documentation of designs / implementations

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong expertise in Vulkan or other similar graphics APIs
  • A strong understanding and practical experience of modern C++ programming
  • Strong abstract reasoning skills with an ability to focus on key concepts at all levels of detail.
  • You should be motivated, an independent problem solver, technically versatile, willing to be flexible and accept new challenges.
  • The ability to identify risks and propose mitigation strategies
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work alone as well as in a team
  • The desire to take ownership and accountability at work
  • Experience with scripting, in a language such as Python, and using the Linux command line.

“Nice to Have” Skills and Experience:

You may have

  • Experience developing games using Unity, Unreal, Godot or similar engines
  • Understanding of different computer graphics techniques and understand the associated tradeoffs
  • Exposure to ML / AI
  • Experience with OpenCL / Cuda style compute solutions
  • Android development experience
  • Experience working cross site

In return:

Arm is a global, diverse organisation of dedicated, innovative, and highly capable people. We believe great ideas come from a vibrant and inclusive workplace where everyone can grow, succeed, and share their outstanding contributions!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate in any way against any employee or applicant for employment.



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