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Programmer

587658

Electric Square

Negotiable

Brighton, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Programming and Development

ASAP

12/11/2019

11/01/2020

Associate

Permanent | Full Time

No

Brighton, England, United Kingdom · Engineering

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Programmer to join our Brighton-based team working on an exciting, new unannounced project.

The Game Programmer is responsible for designing, developing, testing and implementing systems and game code, and is happy to turn their hand to any task required. They are an active member of the code team, setting an example for less experienced programmers.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, writes, tests and implements systems and game code.
  • Works with designers, artists and other personnel involved in the development process as required to create the highest possible quality product.
  • Helps to develop technical design specifications and is able to implement them.
  • Tests and refines gameplay features throughout the development cycle of the project.
  • Estimates own tasks and delivers high quality code to that schedule.
  • Performs code reviews with the team to ensure code quality.

Experience and Qualifications:

Required:

  • Proficient in C/C++
  • A year’s experience working in the video games industry.
  • Worked on game engines such as Unreal and Unity.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of industry standard development practices: source control, asset pipelines, issue tracking, external QA and localisation teams.
  • Exposure to post-launch on-going product development and delivery.
  • Continuous integration and build automation experience.
  • Worked in an Agile development environment.
  • Experience with art packages and pipeline development.
  • Experience with low level optimisation, shader programming, physics or mathematics.
  • Shipped one AAA game.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including with team members outside of the code team.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively including planning, organising and prioritising in conjunction with the code team.
  • Writes clear, debuggable, maintainable and performance targeted code.
  • Able to break down and structure tasks to meet deadlines efficiently.
  • A professional ‘can do’ attitude and a strong team player.
  • Highly self-motivated with a positive mental attitude and pride in delivering quality.
  • Excellent bug diagnosis and debugging skills.
  • Demonstrable portfolio of relevant extra-curricular or hobbyist projects.



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