Description

We are looking for a Senior Gameplay Programmer to design, develop and debug code for new and existing features and gameplay systems within our products.


Responsibilities

  • Work in an interdisciplinary team of artists, designers and engineers to design, prototype and implement new gameplay and user centric features
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and find solutions to overcome them
  • Work within the constraints of our existing proprietary technology and develop new technology when necessary
  • Promote and adhere to best-practice with regards to code quality and performance
  • Collaborate with the Leads to plan and schedule tasks
  • Collaborate with our QA teams to identify and fix bugs in a timely manner
  • Keep up to date with the latest advances in gameplay and programming techniques in the games and wider technology industries
  • Help mentor and support more junior members of the team
  • Write system documentation and test cases for assigned systems

Requirements

    Required Skills and Experience

    • 5+ years programming experience developing games or similar products
    • Strong experience of C# and a good working knowledge of C++
    • Experience of developing and shipping software using Unity
    • Self-starter who is comfortable taking ownership of a feature or task
    • Good working knowledge of commonly used algorithms and techniques
    • Excellent communication skills; you must be comfortable collaborating with colleagues from non-programing disciplines such as art, design and community
    • Strong 3D maths skills
    • Experience writing and debugging multi-threaded code
    • Experience of the full development life cycle from design through to shipping
    • A pragmatic approach to solving technical and non-technical problems
    • Ability and desire to learn and master new and unfamiliar technologies and code


    Desirable Skills

    • Experience of working on online/networked games
    • Experience working on multi-platform software projects
    • Experience of developing software for Android and/or iOS
    • Good understanding of animation systems and techniques such as IK
    • Experience of writing editors and tools for use by end-users
    • UI programming experience
    • Experience of working within and optimising for tight CPU, GPU and memory budgets
    • Experience developing game camera systems
    • Good knowledge of the casual & F2P games market
    • Experience tuning gameplay based on results of metrics/analytics
    • Knowledge of Go and/or Lua
    • Experience in a Continuous Delivery environment, working on a live product
    • Familiarity with Agile development practices
    • Experience developing for console, handheld or embedded platforms
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
Salary

Competitive Salary

Job Type

Full-time

Come join us

Benefits of working here

  • Extremely competitive bonus scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Core hours attendance (10am-4pm)
  • Staff social outings
  • Pension or Gym membership available
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Industry leading software including Unity, 3DS Max and Maya
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