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Lead Core Engine Programmer – Console – London

Location: London Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #10095 Posted: 2 years ago

Rocksteady Studios


Our London based client is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. Reporting to the Engine Director they are looking for an exceptionally talented Lead Core Engine Programmer who is ready for the challenge of leading a Core Engine team to create a world class engine that will be a key factor in the production of their next AAA title.



Ultimately, lead the Core Engine team to produce world class results.

  • Conduct regular reviews and manage the Core Engine to maximise their performance through:
  • Regular 1on1s to understand issues they have and push their development
  • Setting out areas of responsibility for each team member such that they feel motivated from having ownership for areas of the Engine without being overwhelmed
  • Setting clear personal development goals and monitoring their progress towards achieving these goals
  • Communicating the long term plan for the team so each team member understands how their piece fits in to the overall picture


Setting an open, positive culture within the Core Engine team:

  • Create an open culture in the team where studio members know what your team is up to and feel confident coming up to your desks to discuss any issues
  • Maintain a cool head and calm communication in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Overall, lead by example in your day to day communication with the team


Engine responsibilities include:

  • The long term strategy of the core engine development with planning done to avoid key issues before they happen and adherence to communicated deadlines
  • Implementing the core engine features required for the game to a world class standard
  • Manage day to day and long term platform support requests (excluding rendering and audio)
  • Manage profiling and optimisation (aside from the Draw thread and GPU, handled by the Rendering team)
  • Memory management and resolving engine crashes and other engine-related issues
  • Unreal Editor support and other tools processes
  • Automated build process


To apply please send a CV to

Max Hurd – Programming Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214420


Skype: max.hurd.opm


Twitter:  @MaxHurdOPM


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