You are using the web browser we don't support. Please upgrade or use a different browser to improve your experience.
"icon arrow top"

Network Programmer New

140/2111/132550

Aardvark Swift

Negotiable

Sunderland, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Games and Level Design,Programming and Development

06/01/2020

13/02/2020

13/04/2020

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

Driven by a passion for creating unique and innovative video game experiences, This studio was founded in 2011 and has developed titles across multiple platforms including VR.

They’ve undergone rapid growth over the past couple of years, increasing their headcount to 60+, ramping up its frequency and scale of projects, and remains a major player in the UK games development industry exhibiting at international gaming festivals such as EGX, GDC, Tokyo Game Show and PAX.

As their new Network Programmer, you will work on building and maintaining the networking infrastructure used in the studio's online multiplayer projects.

Sound fun? If you’re up to the challenge, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities

  • Help optimize the bandwidth usage of real-time online games

  • Help maintain and extend the prediction/interpolation code base designed to improve packet loss handling

  • Work with designers to implement efficient multiplayer gameplay functionality

  • Work with in house and external testers to debug and fix networking related bugs

  • Maintain coding standards and practices set by project leads

Required

  • Ability to work in or relocate to Sunderland, UK
  • Minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in Games Programming or equivalent

  • Highly proficient in Unity and C#

  • Strong knowledge of networking principles

  • Network programming experience in a games development environment

Preferred

  • 2+ years experience in the games industry
  • VR development experience
  • Android development experience

What we can provide

  • A relaxed working environment with a casual dress code
  • Experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation support
  • Travel pass scheme



Keep Calm and waka waka...