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Lead Programmer


Aardvark Swift

£50,000.00 - £60,000.00 Per Annum

Liverpool, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Programming and Development




Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


This is your chance to become a Lead Programmer at a well established and fully independent studio in the heart of Liverpool whilst making your mark on a huge IP!  You will be working on a new and exciting project and joining the team and the project at its conception and watch it flourish into a AAA multi-platform game. 


Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop technical design specifications for complex projects and implements them
  • Liaise with the Development Manager to plan and execute the development roadmap
  • Perform code reviews with the team to ensure code quality
  • Work closely with users to define their needs and refine requirements
  • Design, create, document, maintain, and improve tools for all disciplines
  • Provide support for all disciplines in the use of the tools
  • Work to improve user experience, capabilities and performance
  • Investigate and evaluate third-party tools, libraries and frameworks
  • Propose new tools and functionality to improve team effectiveness and quality of life

Skills you have:

  • Excellent knowledge of C++ and C#
  • Experience with game engine content tools and pipeline
  • Excellent systems design experience
  • Excellent problem solving and code optimization skills
  • Ability to work on shared and legacy code-bases

Experience requirements:

  • Have shipped at least 1 game in a similar role
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar role
  • Current console experience required


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