Lead Programmer – AAA Games – Brighton UK

Location: Brighton, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23051 Posted: 1 month 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/Senior Programmer

Job Location: Brighton, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Project: AAA Games


OPM’s client has established a reputation as one of the most creative and exciting studios in the UK. They are internationally recognised as pioneers of storytelling with a flair for creating imaginative games.

They are looking for world-class coders to join pre-production on an exciting and unique project, with an unannounced original IP. The successful candidate will have top notch C++ skills, experience at a senior level of development in UE4, and a passion turning complex code challenges into elegant gameplay experiences.


  • Excellent code design skills
  • Experience as lead on at least one shipped title
  • Expert in C/C++
  • Strong working knowledge of Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience in PC and/or console programming
  • Practical experience with 3D math
  • Worked on a minimum of at least two successfully shipped games
  • Experience working on at least one large scale game project


  • Lead the code team to achieve the highest possible quality product
  • Assist with planning and direction of the work of the code team
  • Encourage best code design practices within the code team
  • Write high quality source code
  • Work with designers to implement gameplay and user interface elements to the designers' specifications
  • Liaise with Quality Assurance to fix bugs
  • Maintain stability of development environment for the entire development team


  • Find and fix complex bugs in any area of the project
  • Create and own complex systems from start to finish
  • Author technical designs and best practices
  • Plan work and meet deadlines designated for team projects
  • Mentor less experienced team members


  • Superb benefits package
  • Generous holidays and flexi-time.
  • Out-of-office events
  • Regular studio Game Jams


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

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