2D/3D Developer

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Use your experience in 2D/3D graphics programming to develop software and 2D/3D visualizations that make a difference in everyday lives and impacts the world around us. In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop GIS visualization technology and expand the 2D/3D capabilities of the ArcGIS platform. You will design and develop world-class software products supporting the needs of geodesigners, urban planners, architects, engineers, and others working with geographic information.


  • Design and develop leading-edge 2D/3D GIS software
  • Research, analyze, and implement state-of-the-art features in real time rendering technology
  • Solve complex problems with design, algorithms, development, and user experience
  • Find, analyze, and fix bugs/performance problems in a timely manner
  • Build and ship quality software by working effectively with members of other software development teams in an agile, highly interactive, and creative environment


  • 2+ years of experience working in the field of 2D or 3D computer graphics
  • Bachelor’s with 4+ years of experience or master’s with 2+ years of experience in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field, depending on position level

Recommended Qualifications

  • Familiarity with one or more of the following areas of specialty:
  • Color management and overprinting for prepress workflows
  • Font/text processing (including text layouts for different languages)
  • DirectX, OpenGL APIs (including GLSL/HLSL shader programming)
  • Advanced software algorithms for hi-performance computer graphics
  • 2D/3D data pre-processing/visualization algorithms to handle large volumes of input data
  • Fast disk I/O (caching/paging) techniques to cache intermediate data flow
  • Human interaction device interfaces (keyboard, mouse, 3D input and touch devices)
  • Working knowledge of graphics interchange file format specifications such as PDF, SVG, JPEG, and PNG
  • Familiarity with the Esri ArcGIS platform and online services or other GIS products

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.


Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.


Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email askcareers@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.


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