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Lead Gameplay Engineer – AAA MMO Games – London

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23687 Posted: 12 months ago

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

Job Title: Lead Gameplay Engineer

Job Location: London, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Project: AAA MMO


OPM are partnered with one of the most innovative companies in interactive entertainment, winning numerous awards and receiving critical acclaim worldwide.

Their newest studio, based in London, is currently growing their team and have a unique opportunity for a talented Lead Gameplay Engineer to join them and help lead the technical vision of their project working closely with the production and design teams daily to craft the vision of core gameplay.


  • Experience with leading AAA PC/console development teams
  • Extensive experience using C++
  • Experience in the technical design, implementation and maintenance of game systems such as: traversal, AI, navigation, combat and real-time networking.
  • Versatile and proactive, with a desire to contribute to a wide range of engineering tasks
  • Experience with software debugging and optimisation.


  • Lead the gameplay team and give direct input on the feature roadmap
  • Identify technical barriers and suggest solutions
  • Developing a range of gameplay features and game systems, primarily using Unreal Engine
  • Performing code reviews to maintain quality and share knowledge
  • Bug fixing and optimization
  • Working closely with designers to flesh out features and create good gameplay feel
  • Working closely with other disciplines such as animators and artists to provide code support
  • Continual learning about state-of-the-art games systems and coding best practice


  • Free lunches, drinks and snacks
  • Flexible work hours
  • Life Insurance
  • Private Medical and Dental
  • Annual Transportation grant
  • Annual Sports grant


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 422!

Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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