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Lead Gameplay Programmer – AAA Games – Liverpool, UK – Permanent

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24938 Posted: 7 months ago

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

Project: AAA Games

OPM’s client is rapidly growing with many high-end games in development across multiple genres including Narrative Adventure and Action Shooter titles. They are a team of professional, friendly developers who form a world class studio staffed with excited, passionate creators who love to collaborate across varied, inspiring, and challenging games.

The successful candidate will develop and iterate on player experiences across the multiple immersive-combat simulations scenarios, ranging from FPS to space flight combat.


  • Supervising a team of 2-4 programmers, helping schedule and prioritise their tasks
  • Mentor team members and assist them in development and performance
  • Create technical design specifications for complex projects and implements them
  • Communicate closely with the Development Manager to plan and execute the development roadmap
  • Perform code reviews with the team to ensure code quality
  • Collaborate closely with users to define their needs and refine requirements
  • Strive to improve user experience, capabilities and performance


  • Expert knowledge of C++
  • Background with multiplayer programming and optimization
  • Background mentoring team members and aiding in their development
  • Outstanding problem solving and code optimisation skills
  • Capability to work on shared and legacy code-bases
  • Great English verbal and written skills
  • Experience on a shipped title or relevant experience and seeking a new challenge


  • In-depth code base development experience
  • Online game and/or MMO development experience
  • First Person combat development experience


  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance
  • Work remotely within the UK
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Counselling

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 418!

Tagged as: AAA, English, Gameplay Programming

Tags: AAA , English , Gameplay Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


Daniel Fox

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