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Gameplay Programming Lead – Unity – Cambridge UK

Location: Cambridge UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago


OPM are working with one of the UK’s most established studio’s, best known for its expertise in the MMO sector. They have a studio boasting 300+ professionals all dedicated to crafting the best titles for the millions of players that enjoy their games.

They are looking for a talented Lead Gameplay Programmer to join the tribe to work on a new unannounced MMO.

The successful candidate will be part of the core team that’s developing an innovative new MMO and be responsible for turning the designs of game’s various systems and features into reality.

They are willing to consider a Senior level candidate looking to make the step into more of a managerial role. Half of your time will be spent hands on coding and as a Lead ensuring code quality and guiding your team.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Managing and leading the development team

Building the key systems for the game

Providing feedback and guidance to the other developers


Essential Requirements

Very strong Unity and C# skills

Proven, professional experience as a developer at a non-indie game studio

Shipped two+ non-indie games

Currently either senior or lead programmer at a game studio with a focus on gameplay rather than infrastructure

Experience of code review and best practice systems

Line management experience would be a plus


Desirable Qualities:

Experience working in an Agile development environment

Good experience of client / server communication and protocols such as IP, TCP, UDP and HTTP

Understanding of artificial intelligence techniques


In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.


Tagged as: Gameplay Programming

Tags: Gameplay Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


Max Hurd

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