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Core Tech Programmer – PC and Console Games – UK

Location: Cambridge, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Frontier Developments


OPM are incredibly happy to be partnering with one of the UK’s most established Games Developers with a history of excellence spanning more than twenty years.


They currently have several exciting cutting-edge projects encompassing a range of genres.  They have a reputation for technological innovation and their programmers get involved in all aspects of system architecture, design and implementation, bringing an extremely high standard of professionalism to the development of all of their games, and fully contribute to a dynamic, creative and fun environment, working with advanced technology on the leading games consoles.


Required skills and Experience:

  • Advanced understanding of C++ and object oriented programming
  • Well organized, and capable of code design
  • Experience of DirectX Graphics, Console toolchains, GUI APIs, LUA scripts, or ASM are also useful
  • Familiarity with Xbox 360/Xbox One and Playstation 3/Playstation 4 development. Networking/Multi-Threading is a plus
  • Good communication skills
  • Either a good degree, or solid track record, in Computer Science, Maths or Physics
  • Possible specialisation in one of the following fields: networking, 3D Graphics and Shaders, Animation, Physics, AI, Audio, Networking, low-level code and optimisation


With in-house platform abstraction libraries, using a PC development environment to target the major consoles. Game programmers write platform independent game code using the in-house game engine and technology, while engine and tool teams work on company-wide technology and lower level target specific, optimised code.


Tagged as: Engine Programming

Tags: Engine Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


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