Polyphony Digital - ポリフォニー・デジタル Polyphony Digital - ポリフォニー・デジタル

Car Simulation Development Engineer

For the improvement of "Gran Turismo" car simulation engine, and recreation of vehicle specific mechanisms.

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    Work Details

    ・Improvements to parts of the vehicle simulation
    ・Recreation of special mechanisms unique to specific car models
    ・Compatibility programming for various input/output devices

    Involves working to refine parts of the "Gran Turismo" series vehicle simulation in order to raise its level, and recreating special mechanisms such as hybrid systems and active suspension that are equipped on specific automobile models. Will also be involved in the improvement and adjustment of game pad and steering wheel controller input feel and feedback.

    We are looking for persons who have an interest in both actual cars and simulation, that have the ability to imagine the dynamics of a car even when adequate resource material is not available, and translate that into game specifications.

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    ・Automobile driving license
    ・Programming ability in C++
    ・An understanding of college graduate level mathematics and mechanics

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    ・Knowledge regarding automobiles
    ・Experience developing physics simulators
    ・USB Device programming experience
    ・Circuit/race track driving experience
    ・Intermediate Japanese language skill (or at least willingness to learn)

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    Terms and

    • Important Notice

      These are terms for working in Japan. For job positions outside of Japan, terms will be separately arranged according to the location.

    • Employment

      PDS(Product Development Staff) Employee

      *The PDS(Product Development Staff) Employee is a standard employee format for game creators with superflex work hours, yearly salary contract, and special incentive bonus.

    • Salary

      Yearly salary, with reviews every year.

      For the year following employment, 1/12 of the yearly salary set at the time of employment is paid every month.

    • Other benefits

      Commute fee

    • Bonuses

      Incentive Bonus (royalty system according to sales of game title developed)

    • Working Hours

      Superflex (Need only to arrive at the place of work within standard work hours)

    • Days off/
      vacation days

      2 day Weekends, holidays, summer, year end/year start, paid holidays

    • Insurance

      Employment insurance, Work accident insurance, health insurance, employees pension insurance

    • Place of work

      Yamatane Fukagawa Bldg. No. 1 2F, 1-1-1 Echujima, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan
      TNC-TV Building 2F, 2-3-2, Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka City, Japan

    • Benefit Package

      Partner housing loan, savings scheme, recreational facilities, partner recreational facilities/sports clubs, etc.

    • Application

      Experienced persons meeting the recruitment details

    • Deadline for

      Until positions are filled (limited number)

    • New Graduates

      There is no position opening specifically for new graduates, but if you meet the application requirements for experienced employees or have the equivalent skills and qualifications, please apply even if you are currently enrolled in college/schools.

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    • Online Application

      Please proceed to the application form from the button below.

    Application Form
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    • Engineering Team

      The team is responsible for various work involving programming within the company. Rather than being confined to specific fields selected at the time of employment, there are many staff who work across different fields. Depending on your interests and abilities, it is possible to be active in a variety of different subjects.

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