Senior Programmer
Gaming
Warwickshire
Competitive + Benefits

Senior Programmer

Ref: 133| Posted: 23rd Sep 2020

SENIOR PROGRAMMER – Computer Games / Video Games - Warwickshire

Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Programmer to join and progress with an Award Winning and fast-growing Gaming Developer.

 

LOCATION: Warwickshire

Based in Leamington Spa, known as one of the UK’s biggest Gaming hub locations.

Not only is this location the hot spot for a career in gaming, it is also a nice place to live.

 

What makes it GREAT?

-Company has very low staff turnover, Excellent sign that they look after their staff.

-Recent Award for “Best Places to Work 2019”

-Unique projects, shaping the future of gaming.

-A highly successful and profitable business, a stable employer where you can progress your career for the long term.

-Exciting time to join their business as they look to unveil a new landmark project this summer.

-Fantastic company culture, big enough to keep you busy, but small enough to know your name, excellent option if you are fed up with being treated like just another number.

-Top company benefits and great working environment.

-Flexible working hours.

-Ethical business with strong values

-A reputation for promoting good work life balance and also a good social environment, with plenty of lunchtime social activities organised by staff, including board games, a table tennis league and a running club.

 

COMPANY:

We are seeking a Senior Programmer to join our client, a fast-growing gaming developer based in Warwickshire, working on exciting projects with a long-term pipeline of work to fuel further growth of the business and your career.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the technical team to design and own systems in a multiplayer environment using C++ within Unreal Engine 4, initially on PC.
  • Drive improvements throughout the codebase alongside the rest of the technical team.
  • Build strong collaborative working relationships with all members of the team and studio, regardless of discipline or seniority.
  • Understand the audience and core goals and game ethos.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A passion for Unreal Engine compliant C++ and game architecture systems.
  • Proven track record of debugging, performance analysis and optimisation in games development.
  • Familiarity with version control, continuous integration, bug tracking and code review systems.
  • Proactive individual with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of mixed disciplines, with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and implement algorithms to specification.
  • Solid foundation in maths, particularly 3D geometry.
  • Flexible individual able to impact and build consensus across interdisciplinary areas of a project.

 

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience with graphics programming
  • Enthusiasm for working with rendering systems.
  • Experience using Unreal Engine 4.
  • Familiarity with Mobile and Console platforms.
  • Experience applying Automated Testing with Unit and Integration tests.
  • Familiarity with the constraints of developing networked games.
  • Experience developing Games As A Service.
  • Basic understanding of scripting languages (e.g. Python/Lua).
  • Familiarity with UGC games (e.g. Roblox, Dreams, Garry’s Mod).

 

REMUNERATION:

The successful Programmer will receive:

-Competitive Basic Salary

-Flexible Working Hours

-Relocation Allowance / Assistance

-Paid Overtime

-Private Health Cover

-Gym / Health Club Memberships

-Life Assurance Scheme / Critical Illness & Income Protection

-Digital Allowance

-Office Kitchen fully stocked with snacks and treats.

-Regular team lunches, company funded trips and events.

 

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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