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Lead Technology Programmer – Independent Games Studio

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom (UK) Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

VooFoo Studios

Job Title – Lead Technology Programmer – Independent Games Studio

Job Location – Birmingham

Job Type – Permanent

Salary –  Negotiable

Job ID – 25956


OPM are working with a Birmingham based Games Developer seeking a Lead Technology Programmer.


This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and experienced senior lead programmer to join a  tight-knit team.


You’ll be fluent in C++, have exceptional maths skills and be well versed in low level libraries on PlayStation and/or Xbox platforms.


You’ll be working in a wide variety of engine related areas, including abstracting low level APIs and writing new state of the art systems, you’ll also be developing tools and working with other members of the team to ensure they remain at the cutting edge with regards to our engine technology. You’ll possess excellent communication skills and, ideally, have previous experience leading a team of programmers.




  • Developing and enhancing various components of a proprietary engine and associated tools.
  • Writing and optimising low level engine code.
  • Assisting with performance tuning and ensure maintaining target frame rates on all platforms.
  • Managing and supporting a small team of programmers.
  • Collaborating effectively with all areas of the business.




  • You should be fluent in C++ and possess a solid grasp of advanced principles such as template meta-programming.
  • Solid grasp of at least one low level graphics API.
  • Exceptional maths skills required.
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work within a team.
  • Must have experience writing low level engine code on at least one current/next gen console.
  • Very logical thinker.
  • You’ll have at least two published console titles, and will have taken a senior role in the development of proprietary engine code.
  • Previous experience of managing a team is a bonus.



Tagged as: Engine Programming

Tags: Engine Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


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