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Lead Developer – Multi-Platform VR Games – London

Location: London, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

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OPM are working with a brand new independent games development studio in London founded by a team of games industry veterans.

They are on a mission to conquer the world of virtual reality and push the boundaries of the imagination to create entertainment experiences that will engage and blow the senses. As a studio, they will draw on their vast experience in animation, games development, film production and storytelling to produce and market the best in VR games.

The current focus of the studio is on multi-platform virtual reality gaming experiences across major entertainment franchises and proprietary IP. The studio is currently looking for a lead developer to work across all key projects including a major IP launching in February 2019.

The Lead Developer will be central to major studio projects, working in a small team and in a fast paced start-up environment. They need someone who is not afraid to get hands on with all aspects of the games development, working closely with the creative director and the rest of the project team. Over time they’re looking for someone to progress through to a CTO role as they upscale the size of the team and it’s capabilities.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Expert generalist C++ programming experience
  • Strong development experience using Unity and C#
  • Ideally you’ve worked in a similar role on a number of shipped titles for PC and console platforms
  • Ability to work on multiple areas of the game
  • Enjoys working with people from other disciplines like art/design
  • Confident communicator and leader, with an open and tolerant attitude
  • Experience with VR development and optimisation
  • Experience with multiple disciplines of programming such as gameplay, UI, tools etc
  • Experience with graphics and shaders
  • Genuine love of problem solving, engineering and the games industry

The studio will consider applications from freelancers for the interim, while they continue to find a permanent Lead Developer.

Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical

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