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Lead Programmer – Games – North UK

Location: Sheffield, North, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Sumo Digital


OPM are assisting one of the UK’s most prolific and secure independent game developers in their search to add to their team.  They’re looking for new team members with the drive, passion and ambition that will help make the current projects the best they can be.

The studio environment is relaxed, friendly and built upon the basis of every team member having the opportunity to shine and have a realisable input into the games they create.

The Role:

This is an exciting Lead Programmer opportunity working in Unreal 4 on a large, undisclosed AAA project currently in pre-production.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Understand and direct the work of the coding team
  • Mentor the code team and lead by example
  • Work with the team and production to achieve the highest possible quality product

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Proficiency in C/C+ with proven experience
  • Proven, professional experience working in the game industry required
  • Experience in console programming
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Practical experience with 3D math
  • Worked on at least 2 shipped games
  • Experience with asset pipelines dealing with large scale data sets
  • Experience working on at least one large scale game project

Demonstrated Ability To:

  • Communicate effectively within a large group/multiple project environment
  • Think critically, and apply analytical skills in resolving complex issues
  • High personal standards as demonstrated in quality and pride of work
  • Create complex systems from start to finish
  • Quickly master tools and development processes
  • To take direction and criticism
  • Meet deadlines designated for team projects
  • Professionalism and the ability to function well within a team
  • Mentor less experienced programmers
  • Self-motivate

They offer competitive salaries and excellent employee benefits. The environment itself is relaxed, friendly and built upon the basis of every team member having ownership and a realisable input into the games they create.

Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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