Senior Principal Engineer, Graphics

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San Rafael, CA, United States
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Autodesk makes the software and tools that help people imagine, design, and make a better world. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with their software. Autodesk offers their employees benefits like:

  • Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision/Life
  • Work - Life Balance
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • 6 week paid sabbatical every 4 years
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • A "week of rest" at year's end
  • Senior Principal Engineer, Graphics

    Location: San Francisco, CA- United States

    Position Overview

    Forge Graphics Team at Autodesk is seeking a Senior Principal Engineer with experience in graphics who is passionate about building the next generation web visualization platform for design data. As a graphics domain expert on this team, you will closely work with the software developers building the platform and collaborate with graphics experts working on various products across the company. Responsibilities - Making a significant contribution to the design, architecture and implementation of next-generation web graphics platform for design data - Adding new capabilities to the 2D/3D web visualization component - Collaborating with internal teams, external partners and contribute to graphics opensource initiatives - Provide technical leadership and mentor junior engineers Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent experience - 10+ years Software Engineer experience - Extensive knowledge in WebGL, 3D web ecosystem, modern rendering APIs (OpenGL/Vulcan/DirectX/Metal) and shader languages like GLSL/HLSL - Excellent understanding of Design Patterns and Object-Oriented development - Excellent oral and written communication with cross-functional stakeholders and teammates Preferred Qualifications - Experience in developing 3D web/desktop graphics applications - Experience in designing, delivering and maintaining a public SDK, API or RESTful service - Experience with Agile development methodologies - Experience working with large geographically dispersed cross-functional teams

    About Autodesk

    With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It’s disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment.With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

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    Senior Principal Engineer, Graphics
    Autodesk, Inc.