Gameplay Programmer

Job Type:
Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
CPS Gaming & Digital
Job Ref:
SHG - 001

The main and routine tasks of the sound programmer are to:
•             Working as a bridge between audio and game play programming teams
•             Working on designing and implementing programming solutions for the audio needs of gameplay features.
•             Working in close collaboration with the audio directors and sound designers
•             Compile and understand a project’s sound-related intentions and set out development needs;
•             Assess existing features in the sound engine and establish whether they meet project intentions;
•             Suggest audio pipeline improvements by determining project needs and designing and implementing new systems whenever required;
•             Manage and challenge the audio memory resources and CPU budgets;
•             Work in close collaboration with the audio designers so that they can carry out the design intentions and remain on budget;
•             Ensure clear and structured programming, keeping in mind performance, maintenance and compatibility requirements;
•             Validate and verify whether the newly developed systems meet project intentions and are coherent with the existing code;
•             Identify and correct the bugs determined by other working units and the quality control team;
•             Document the work to transfer knowledge and enable users (other working units) to understand how to use the new systems and sound features;
•             Carry out all other related tasks.

Bachelor’s degree in general programming or computer engineering or equivalent training.

Skills and Knowledge :
•             Solid analytical and synthesis skills;
•             Problem-solving skills;
•             Autonomy and resourcefulness;
•             Good interpersonal and communication skills;
•             Flexibility when organizing work;
•             Ability to work as part of a team;
•             Ability to adapt to change;
•             Results focus;
•             Knowledge of terms, compression formats and audio middleware;
•             Knowledge of production working units.

Contact Details:
CPS Gaming & Digital
Tel: 0161 6725051
Contact: Aamar Ahmad

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