REMOTE + 4 Day Week Trial – Unreal Engine Lead Programmer

Location: Derby, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26156 Posted: 2 weeks ago

This forward-thinking studio is currently trialing a 4 day working week model. For more information, please contact

Our client has grown from Indie Developer to AAA, with exciting new IP’s and projects with partners in development they are expanding their programming team.

They are looking for an experienced Lead Programmer to join their team on an exciting new multiplayer shooter: Wardogs. As a Lead Programmer, you will be working closely with the game development team. You’ll work with other programmers, designers, artists, animators and producers to build out game systems and features.


  • Manage the programming team successfully to meet short, medium and long term goals of the project.
  • Scope, estimate and evaluate tasks for the programming team
  • Breakdown large features into achievable tasks for other programmers
  • Work closely with the Tech Director as well as other departments to deliver their vision of the game
  • Mentor programmers at all levels and be the glue bringing the team together to share knowledge and processes
  • Develop solid and meaningful relationships in order to understand the needs, goals and skillsets of everyone on the team.
  • Iterate on existing features and mechanics
  • Write extensible, stable, efficient code


  • Experience programming multiplayer games in UE4
  • Shipped at least one title using UE4 and/or on consoles
  • Must recognize the importance of efficient networking in a multiplayer game
  • Have a strong grasp of C++, software design, programming and debugging
  • An understanding with multiplayer game programming
  • Ability to communicate with a multidisciplinary team
  • A methodical mind and the ability to think outside the box
  • A strong work ethic with a willingness to learn and constantly improve
  • Strong communicator with the ability to articulate systems and ideas effectively

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 418!

Tagged as: Gameplay Programming, Senior/Lead Programmer, Unreal Engine

Max. file size: 10 MB.

Tags: Gameplay Programming , Senior/Lead Programmer , Unreal Engine Categories: Programming , Technical


Daniel Fox

Lead Recruitment Consultant

See Daniel's jobs

Develop:Brighton 2022

OPM will be at Develop:Brighton for the conference and awards in July! This year, Kim, Daniel, Darren, Hannah, Jackie and…

Read more

How to Get a Career in Video Games

Are you passionate about video games and want to try creating your own for a living? The gaming industry is…

Read more

Four Day Workweek Games Industry Survey Results

6th June 2022   The way people work is shifting and changing in historic ways. To improve employee contentment, well-being,…

Read more

Copyright © 2022 OPMjobs Ltd. 408 Wellington House, 90-92 Butt Rd, Colchester, CO3 3DA, United Kingdom