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Senior Technical Developer – London

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #22863 Posted: 3 years ago

OPM are working with a London based Games Studio looking for a Senior Technical Developer.


The Senior Technical Developer plays a key role in ensuring that all new and current games are released at the highest possible quality, whilst also running smoothly and efficiently on popular devices. To serve this need, the Senior Technical Developer should have expert level skills in both optimizing and debugging Unity3D projects on mobile platforms. In order to succeed in this role, it is also expected that the successful candidate will also be mindful of efficient workflows in content creation and be capable of devising improvements.




•          Take ownership and acting as the point of contact for tasks assigned to them

•          Demonstrate initiative and implement features as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

•          Deliver features to the level of quality expected of a world class developer

•          Assist in defining tasks in sprint planning

•          Assist their Lead Engineer in writing technical design documents

•          Participate in code reviews

•          Promote good programming practices

•          Take ownership of existing modules, extending and refactoring them.




•          Comprehensive understanding of Unity 3D

•          Proficient in C# and knowledgeable in its uses and limitations in Unity 3D projects

•          Capable of integrating third party SDKs (e.g. advertising networks)

•          Strong profiling and debugging skills

•          Can break down and estimate tasks accurately

•          Analysis of existing modules of reasonable complexity and extend them within given time constraints

•          Experience with source control solutions, preferably Perforce

•          Able to work independently with minimum supervision

•          A degree in Computer Science, or equivalent industry experience

•          Extensive experience with Unity3D

•          Shipped at least one iOS and/or Android title, preferably both

•          Experience maintaining a live mobile title

•          Worked in an Agile environment

•          Experience with Unity UI

•          Understanding of shader programming and mindful of mobile GPU limitations in implementation and optimization work.

•          Practical experience of Photon Networking middleware

•          Exposure to CI pipelines, especially Jenkins

•          Worked on multi-platform products




•          Flexible office working hours

•          25 days of annual leave + 8 UK Bank holiday + Christmas company day(s) off

•          1 day off if you get married (Wedding Day)

•          Sick pay

•          Fresh fruit selection delivered 3 times a week, Free monthly breakfasts, Team Lunches

•          Beer fridge & Selected wines + other beverages

•          Weekly Football, Snooker table, ping pong tournaments, poker nights, Office events, social gatherings, Fun Games room

•          Birthday Cakes/Cards

•          Summer & Christmas parties, Roof terrace area

•          Training Budgets

•          Contributory pension scheme

•          Private healthcare, Reduced gym membership, life insurance, critical illness & Disability cover

•          Childcare vouchers

•          Season ticket loan (for tube/rail costs), Annual mobile phone/tablet allowance

•          Mobile Phone/Tablet Purchase Allowance

•          Well being Allowance

•          Personal Travel Allowance

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