Programming Lead -Indie Studio - Yorkshire, UK

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Job Reference: BBBH3246
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Games Programming
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: Competitive Rate

As one of the oldest independent studios in the UK, it has been an amazing year with the launch of our product onto the new console platforms, new IP going through Steam Early Access and also onto Xbox One and PS4, along with the signing of publishing deals with a variety of talented indie developers. As such they have a need for experienced developers to help both their internal teams develop even better games and provide support for their external partners with a wide range of services.

This is a truly senior role – we are looking for team members that possess first class planning / architecture skills as well as technical skills. You must be capable of looking ahead, taking risk out of projects and communicating the same with your teams. You will play an integral role in introducing new tech, prototyping, training, mentoring and developing the code skills of the team.
We are looking for a Lead/Senior Programmer to join our development teams on exciting new projects. You will be able to show first class planning / game architecture skills as well as technical skills. You must be capable of truly looking ahead, taking risk out of your project and communicating the same with your team.

Essential Skills:

  • 5+ years working in the games industry
  • Excellent working knowledge of C++
  • Experience working on gameplay systems and be able to solve technical problems around this
  • Able to communicate clearly especially when relating to technical issues
  • Ability to manage others within a team, producing schedules and maintaining a clear communication path for issues as needed.
  • Provide a level of excellence in technical architecture and execution.
  • First class planning skills, looking ahead to take risk out of projects.
  • Knowledge of console programming.
  • Knowledge of mobile programming and associated languages.
  • Knowledge of Unity and/or Unreal.
  • Proven ability to Prototype and introduce new tech solutions

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