Intermediate / Senior Graphics Programmer

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

August 13, 2021
Full Time
Montreal, QC

TREBUCHET is looking for a Graphics Programmer to join the team on a new, undisclosed VR project.

The role of the Graphics Programmer at TREBUCHET is to ensure a balance between visual quality and optimal performance on all target platforms. This involves exploiting as best we can the technical limits related to the graphics power of the platform. In collaboration with other programmers and the artists, the Graphics Programmer is responsible for coordinating project optimization efforts, from analysis to implementation.


  • Program specific optimizations to target platforms;
  • Be knowledgeable about technical limitations and establish performance budgets specific to each platform;
  • Collaborate with both artistic and programming teams in order to be aware of artistic intentions and technical constraints of the project;
  • Review and analyze the code and the different visual elements of the project to detect performance problems and possible optimizations;
  • Monitor research and development in order to stay up to date on new technical advances in the industry.


  • 5 years experience as a Graphics Programmer or equivalent
  • Development experience on consoles (PlayStation 4, Oculus Quest)
  • Mastery of Unity, HLSL and C #
  • Excellent level of mathematics
  • Excellent sense of innovation and good understanding of the iterative process
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to visualize and communicate ideas
  • Autonomous, resourceful, versatile, organized
  • Can communicate orally and in writing in both French and English


  • Experience in procedural development;
  • Experience in VR development;
  • Experience in an indie studio.


  • Status: Permanent position, full time (35 h / week.)
  • An out-of-the-ordinary and dynamic work environment!
  • Health insurance program and telemedicine services
  • Annual bonus based on studio's revenue
  • 4 weeks vacation, including 2 fixed weeks during the Holidays (winter) as the studio is closed
  • Remote work for an undetermined period of time, possibility of flexible schedule once the sanitary crisis is over

We are a fair employer and diversity is important to us. We do not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, sex, gender or gender expression, sexual orientation, age or health condition(s).


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Working at TREBUCHET means being part of a small, creative and dynamic team. We offer a friendly work environment in an office space shared with other independent video game studios in Canada; we call it the Indie Asylum.

Based in Montreal's Mile Ex neighborhood, TREBUCHET is an independent game studio specializing in creating innovative games for virtual reality. Since we founded the studio, we've put all of our energy in making this medium progress, in a fun way!


We are big time "team players" and we thrive to have everybody be satisfied about their job. We make our own original IPs that carry the ideas from all of the team, care about every human being working with us and value the work they are doing. If you think you would belong in such a context, get in touch with us!


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