Games Systems Programmer – AAA Console Developer – UK

Location: Guildford, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #10580 Posted: 2 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

OPM are thrilled to be working with a well-established developer of high-end interactive and immersive Console and VR experiences.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

You’ll be engineering brand new features, from basic prototypes through to robust, reusable systems that underpin all of the studios upcoming games. You’ll also be crafting realistic and expressive characters, innovative game mechanics and smooth, responsive control systems for a stable of AAA projects.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

•          Expert in C++ –

•          Shipped games on PC, console or mobile.

•          Comfortable specifying a task with designers and collaborating on a shared codebase with engineers as you are taking feedback from directors and producers.

•          Practical – sometimes a rapid prototype is needed to quickly test an idea. Other times a mission-critical system needs detailed planning and consultation.  You have an instinct for what level of engineering is needed, and you can work efficiently at any level.

•          Passion for Games – you’ve probably been playing games forever. You understand an engaging player experience and are confident reproducing it in code.

•          Knowledge of animation systems.  Using blend trees, state machines and procedural systems to create believable human performances in software.

•          Experience with Virtual or Augmented Reality.  How to work with motion controllers and headsets as well as an awareness of how VR changes traditional game mechanics and UI principles.  Ideas for maximising the benefits of VR, without being hampered by the constraints.

•          Understanding of network coding for multiplayer games.  Managing the state of each game object and providing a smooth, glitch-free experience to all clients.

•          Experience shipping games on console or PC.  Detailed knowledge of SDK and technical requirements of Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox One or high-end Windows PC.

•          Managing the state of each game object and providing a smooth, glitch-free experience to all clients.

•          Detailed knowledge of SDK and technical requirements of Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox One or high-end Windows PC.

 

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