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Lead Programmer – Multi-Platform Games – Manchester UK

Location: Manchester,UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

Fabrik Games

An exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Gameplay Programmer to join a rapidly expanding team at an established games studio, based in Manchester.

Our client is seeking highly skilled and motivated candidates who can work with them to develop exciting experiences, in a welcoming studio where you will be integral in shaping their games. In joining their team, you would have the opportunity to take ownership of key components of a full games production and further develop your skills and career.



  • Advanced knowledge of C++ / C#.
  • Familiarity with working in 3rd party engines like Unreal Engine 4 and Unity.
  • Multiplatform development experience.
  • Good Experience as a Lead Coder or Tech Director role
  • Approachable attitude and work ethic.
  • Self-motivated worker who can prioritise workload of entire code team.
  • Outstanding management and communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of game development practices.
  • Able to suggest and implement improvements to the company’s development practices.
  • Well versed in current and emerging Software / Hardware



  • Take the lead in technical strategy and code direction for the studio.
  • Provide concise development progress updates to production team.
  • Able to provide feedback, guidance and advice to code team as needed.
  • Recognize development and technical risks on projects and implement contingency plans and process to prevent/minimize risk in the future.
  • Recruiting coders to build a strong code team.
  • Mentoring and developing team members with a focus on performance management.
  • Being the standard bearer for coding practices in the studio.
  • Developing and maintaining a high bar of quality for the code team.
  • Frequently review work and provide feedback to the development team.
  • Work closely with other team leads to ensure positive working relationships across all disciplines.
  • Working closely with Production team to schedule tasks for entire code team to ensure milestones are met.

Tagged as: Technical Director

Tags: Technical Director Categories: Programming , Technical


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