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Lead Programmer


Aardvark Swift


Toronto, Canada


Programming and Development




Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


Have you ever thought of packing up all your belongings and making the move over to Canada?

This awesome studio is looking for a Lead Programmer to manage the programming team at their Toronto office. You should be passionate about providing high-level direction, supporting a team of engineers, and getting their hands dirty with day-to-day development.

You should be an accomplished engineer that enjoys collaborating closely with the engineering team to build a technically excellent game across multiple platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead & manage a programming team at technical and personnel level
  • Create best practices for coding & conduct regular code reviews
  • Encourage & guide the creation of technical design documents
  • Setup a process to review the game regularly during the dev cycle & identify areas for improvement
  • Ensure solid coding practices, technical briefs & code reviews are maintained
  • Take responsibility for recruitment, on-boarding, development & professional training of your team
  • Propose solutions to improve the development of projects
  • Maintain a strong understanding of multiplayer FPS games

The skills & experience you will need:

  • Proficient in C++
  • 5+ years industry programming experience
  • Previous leadership/mentoring experience, or leadership interest & potential
  • Experience developing AAA titles on multiple console platforms
  • Experience in UE4 or similar engines
  • Comfortable wandering around unexplored game design territory, and excited to help refine ideas into shippable features

Keep Calm and waka waka...