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Experienced C++ Programmer – Unreal Engine Cross-Platform Games – Hybrid/Onsite Wakefield, UK

Location: Wakefield, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26121 Posted: 6 months ago

OPM are working with a leading AAA Game Developer based in the North of the UK. They are seeking an ambitious, driven, and enthusiast individual to join their team to develop AAA games for an unannounced world class IP?

As an Experienced Programmer you will be self-motivated with a high level of initiative and able to work unsupervised. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly adapt to and support in-house working practices and assist in mentoring Junior Programmers, as well as the usual responsibilities of an experienced Programmer.

The team delivers code for multiple high-end projects with a focus on optimising code and delivery outcomes.




Develop and implement cutting-edge, intuitive solutions for next-gen gameplay, debugging, maintaining and extending your own and existing code

Write robust and maintainable code, optimising code for performance per platform

Meet game design and technical requirements as well as internal coding standards, communicating with designers, artists and other coders to ensure game requirements and quality

Identify and solve development obstacles or risks that arise, suggesting improvements and implementing solutions to improve performance and reliability

Write and maintain technical documentation

Research new tools, techniques and processes and feedback to the team on how they can benefit Rebellion

Collaborate productively within a large multi-disciplined project team environment, communicating ideas and issues clearly, and supporting all coders on your team as required

Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure, meeting multiple production objectives and deadlines



Previous experience in a similar role

Excellent C/C++ skills at a professional level

Ability to quickly familiarise yourself to work with a large existing codebase

Ability to prototype as well as producing final code

Strong debugging, profiling and optimising, system design and 3D math skills

Good spoken and written communication skills, as well as team working with game developers from all disciplines across the projects

Excellent initiative, self-motivation, organisational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to accept and follow direction

Any knowledge of console, general games and/or multiplayer development, and/or development tools such as Visual Studio and Perforce/other version control systems would be an advantage

Unreal experience would be preferable but not essential




Huge array of benefits including but not limited to:


Holiday: 26 holiday days annually, increasing with service to 31 days, plus national public holidays

Private Medical Insurance: PMI scheme offers comprehensive cover to access private medical treatment, taking the stress and strain out of waiting for treatments via the NHS

Pension Contribution: Tax efficient salary sacrifice contributory pension scheme where the studio matches 4% of salary, plus 10% of any contribution you make

Healthcare Cash Plan: Cash-back on treatment costs, from flu jabs to chiropractors

Dental & Vision: Cash-back on routine or emergency costs, free eye tests

Income Protection: Financial help if unable to work due to illness or injury

Critical Illness: Financial help if diagnosed with critical illness

Life Assurance: Financial security for your loved ones at a difficult time

Flexible Hours: Flexible start and finish times




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Tags: C Categories: Programming , Technical


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