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Lead Unity Programmer


Skillsearch Limited

Salary on application

Leeds, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Community Management




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time


Lead Programmer in Leeds

This growing development studio in Leeds is looking for a Lead Programmer to head their programming team as well as liaising with third party companies. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is approachable and highly motivated. As Lead Programmer you will be partially responsible for recruiting new team members alongside the technical director and other programming leads. It will also be your responsibility to plan technical training and skill development for your existing team members.

This independent game developer has been established for almost 30 years and is certainly proud of its award-winning status and reputation for creating premium games. Their titles range across PC, console and mobile devices, so are available to a huge range of individuals.

We can guarantee that working here is not all work and no play, as the team are self-confessed hard-workers with a passion for games, but they always know how to have fun whilst doing it, so are on the hunt for individuals who will work just as hard alongside their passion for the gaming world!

Whilst working in the team here, you will benefit from excellent career progression prospects, as you will be both pushed and supported create the best work you can, whilst striving for your career goals. You will also benefit from health care and life insurance, a subsidised gym membership and regular social events, which foster genuine friendships within the team.

Lead Programmer responsibilities:

Support teams with your knowledge and experience

Review schedules and technical planning

Ensure projects are delivered on time

Be a technical contact for external partners for their projects

Identify risks and ensure plans are put in place to deal with them

Key requirements for this role in Leeds:

Experience in a Senior/Lead role in games development

Experience managing a team

Experience reviewing job applications and interviewing new staff

Experience developing games in Unity

Excellent knowledge of C#

Alternatively, apply online directly by attaching your CV below.

Tags: C#, Lead Programmer, Console, Programming,

A little bit about the city: Leeds

As the UK’s fourth largest city, Leeds is considered the most successful business, financial and legal hub outside of London across the UK and has often been rated as one of the best places to live in the UK on cost of living and happiness factors. Although a big city, Leeds city centre is actually very compact, taking only 30 minutes to walk from one side to another. Home to cultural legends such as Alan Bennett and Damien Hirst, as well as being full of galleries and museums, culture is one thing Leeds is not short of. Although historically an industrial city, Leeds isn’t all factories and traffic! With a variety of green spaces, parks and good schools, this city is a great option if considering relocating with a family.

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