Senior/Lead Programmer – Unity – REMOTE WORKING

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23583 Posted: 2 months 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: Senior/Lead Programmer

Job Location: London, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive


OPM are working with a BAFTA winning studio seeking a remarkable Lead Programmer, with extensive Unity experience, who will be responsible for leading and mentoring a small team of programmers in collaboration with other departments.


They run development entirely remotely and this role requires you to undertake the vast majority of work at home. Appropriate equipment, dev kits and software licenses will be supplied as required. There will be travel to London required on a fortnightly basis for team meetings.



  • Masters or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Expert C/C# and object-oriented programming skills
  • Extensive experience with Unity
  • Experienced with console and mobile development
  • Knowledge of OpenGL, DirectX and Physics Engine
  • Knowledge of Network / Live API such as Gamesparks / Playfab
  • Familiarity with performance bottlenecks and ways to resolve them, multi-threading, OS concepts, system programming, optimization etc



  • Create the architecture and technical plan for their latest IP.
  • Code various core systems alongside their Generalist Programmer.
  • 60% coding / 40% planning and management split.
  • Help them build, lead and manage a programming team from both a technical and personnel-driven perspective.
  • Determine the technical needs for the team to work on a project assigned or third-party middleware.
  • Help in setting up best practices for coding and conduct regular code reviews.
  • Set up a process to review the game at regular intervals during development cycle and identify areas of improvement.
  • Encourage team to create a strong technical document on different development platforms/consoles.
  • Set up processes while working in collaboration with other teams (internal or external) to efficiently meet the technical needs of the assigned project.
  • Plan and evaluate the work performed by team and analyse the impact on the project.
  • Identify risks involved with the development of games and provide solutions to resolve complex problems.
  • Provide estimate time to complete programming task/objectives and be committed to meet them.


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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