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Senior / Lead Programmers


Aardvark Swift


Brighton, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Programming and Development




Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


We're working with one of the UK's most prominent games companies to build up their new Brighton studio, which has already established a reputation as one of the most creative and exciting studios in the UK, pioneers of storytelling with a flair for creating atmospheric, rich and imaginative games.

We're now helping them to find a lead programmer, to work with them on an original IP, a first-person action adventure, for multiple platforms, including next-gen consoles. Up to the challenge?

If you’ve got top notch C++ skills, experience at a senior level of development in Unreal Engine 4, and a passion turning complex code challenges into elegant gameplay experience then this is the role for you!

    • Work with the code team and production to achieve the highest possible quality product
    • Assist with planning and direction of the work of the code team
    • Work with designers to implement gameplay and user interface elements to the designers' specifications
    • Liaise with Quality Assurance to fix bugs
    • Maintain stability of development environment for the entire development team
    • Proficiency in C/C++, minimum of 5 years' experience
    • At least 2 of which using Unreal Engine 4
    • 4 years' experience working in the game industry required
    • Experience in PC and/or console programming
    • Practical experience with 3D math
    • Worked on at least 2 shipped games
    • Experience with asset pipelines dealing with large scale data sets
    • Experience working on at least one large scale game project

You are made to feel part of the family, they offer a super benefits package including generous holidays and flexible working hours. Their new, regular studio Game Jams are a highlight - staff spend a full day developing and pitching their own game ideas for possible development for the studio!

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