Salary on application
City of London, United Kingdom
Games and Level Design
Permanent | Full Time
Lead C++ Developer in London
Are you a C++ Developer with plenty of experience under your belt? Are you looking for a new challenge in a high responsibility role?
We are looking for a Lead C++ Developer to take responsibility for the development team at a highly successful studio in London. They work on creating software that is used for stunning visual displays at high-level productions including concerts and theatre performances. Their mission is to make live experiences thrilling and awe-inspiring for audiences, want to be part of the excitement?
As the Lead C++ Developer in this team, you will take on a range of responsibilities from producing code, to mentoring junior team members to develop their skills. This means that you will need several years of experience in software development behind you, as well as a passion for creating show stopping visuals, to become a part of this studio’s future success.
Lead C++ Developer responsibilities:
Produce well-written code
Provide support to users of the software
Design and maintain new core systems
Upgrade existing systems
Help develop automated testing systems to ensure integrity of code
Mentor more junior members of the team to develop their skills
Essential requirements for this role in London:
8+ years’ software developing experience
Experience of C++, Python, Visual Studio, DirectX and Windows technologies
Has been involved in the production of 1+ commercially released software product
Background in real-time systems
Strong communication skills and attention to detail
The following skills would be beneficial to the role but are not essential:
Networking, audio, system architecture
Experience of automated testing, media servers and games industry experience
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to take on the challenge of being a Lead Developer in a highly successful and thriving company. If you become part of the team, you will benefit from some industry leading perks such as £400 a year, to spend on tickets to concerts and theatre performances, giving you the chance to experience the displays that you create in action. You will also receive awards for long service and the chance to get involved in regular social events throughout the year, alongside various other benefits.
We would love to hear from you regarding this role if you have a background in a similar environment to this studio or in a game studio.
Tags: Lead C++ Developer, C++ Engineer, Software Engineer, Lead Software Engineer
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