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Prototyping Engineer – Games – East Anglia

Location: Cambridge, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Jagex

OPM are working with one of the UK’s longest standing independent studio that are looking for two talented Game Developers to join their new product development team, working on developing brand new unreleased products. You will be responsible for designing and coding fantastic game prototypes that will contribute to the building of the future of their studio.

They are looking for interesting and creative people who revel in solving unique and interesting problems daily to join them. The successful candidates will be proficient in all aspects of programming and also able to code in a succinct and efficient manner.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Prototype – You’ll be the spearhead for new game development taking ideas, others and your own, and bringing them to life to be tested in the real world.
Design – While development will be your bread and butter, you’re no code monkey. You’ll guide the design of new ideas, molding them into the next big thing.
Iterate – As ideas are tested you’ll take on feedback from the studio and beyond, integrating into prototypes to fully realize the potential of each concept.
Solve – Working on the cutting edge will generate new and exciting challenges, you’ll be solving complex technical and design problems to bring ideas to life.

Essential Requirements:

Code – They need developers that can hit the ground running, producing fast, fun & testable prototypes with a strong understanding of coding standards in modern languages.
Be Agile – This is a fast moving environment in which prototypes are thrown away as fast as they’re made. You must be adaptable and agile in your attitude and process.
Learn – You need strong technical ability, but you’ll also be expected to take on new skills and learn as you work, growing as a developer.
Communicate – You must be able to work well with in a close knit team and share your thoughts effectively and confidently

Desirable Skills:

Unity – This is our primary prototyping platform, so any level of experience in Unity is a plus
Unreal – An expert in Unreal development? Perfect, we want prototypes in which every engine conveys the idea effectively.
Risk Takers – New Product Development is about the new, the different, we love people who are willing to go the extra mile and take a chance.

Want to know more? Get in touch!

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