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Lead Client Programmer – F2P Mobile Games Developer

Location: Nottingham, Midlands, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Lockwood Studios

Job Title – Lead Client Programmer – F2P Mobile Games Developer

Job Location –Nottingham

Job Type – Permanent

Salary – Excellent salary plus bonuses

Job ID – 13721


OPM are working with a leading independent UK mobile games company responsible for creating a highly successful 3D virtual downloaded by millions of player worldwide.


They are currently looking for a Lead Programmer to join their successful team to work in a managerial capacity.


Are you a talented and passionate developer that can help deliver and implement their incredibly exciting and ambitious roadmap?


The role will give you a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your programming expertise.



  • Work with production, backend, design and art team leads to create task estimates and schedules for the client team and track development efforts across the team.
  • Balance active code development with the management requirements and responsibilities of a discipline lead.
  • Ensure the delivery of practical and timely solutions by the client team that meets the game design and technical requirements.
  • Ensure code is modular, self-contained, and defensive and observes the technical constraints on the system by leading regular technical design and code reviews.
  • Ensure coding standards are followed, and help to enforce good programming practises within the team.
  • Ensure the creation of technical documentation is of a high standard.
  • Mentor, manage and regularly review individuals to build an effective team.
  • Optimise code and data for memory usage and performance as required.



  • Extensive game industry experience, with at a background as a lead programmer or higher.
  • Experience leading a team of multiple programmers.
  • A clear understanding of the particular challenges in game development, such as art workflow, performance optimisation, memory management and supporting multiple platforms.
  • Excellent math and communication skills.
  • Passion for game development and game technology.
  • A deep understanding of development on mobile platforms, and mobile SDKs.
  • Experience developing networked games.


Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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