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Lead Programmer – Multi-Platform Games – Manchester UK

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #5247 Posted: 7 months ago

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

OPM have partnered with a great studio in Manchester looking for a Lead Programmer to join their expanding established team creatinjg games on a variety of platforms.

Our client is seeking highly skilled and motivated lead level candidates who can work with them to develop exciting experiences, in a welcoming studio where you will be integral in shaping their games. In joining their team, you would have the opportunity to take ownership of key components of a full games production and further develop your skills and career.



•           Strong working knowledge of C++

•           Familiarity with working in 3rd party engines like Unreal Engine 4 and Unity

•           Multiplatform development experience

•           Approachable attitude and work ethic

•           A self-motivated worker who can prioritise tasks for entire code team

•           Exceptional management and communication skills.

•           Sound understanding of software development practices.

•           Ability to adapt or suggest adaptations to existing Engines and Workflows

•           Good working knowledge of continuous integration practices


•           Take the lead in code direction for the studio.

•           Provide concise development progress updates to production team.

•           Able to provide feedback, guidance and advice to code team as needed.

•           Identify development risks on projects and develop contingency plans to put into place with the team.

•           Be able to grow and develop the code team, with a focus on mentoring, developing team members and performance management.

•           Be responsible for ensuring the team follows solid coding practices and maintaining a high bar for code quality.


Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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