Game Engine Developer- Unannounced MMO
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Jagex Games Studio is looking for an exceptional and passionate programmer to join the tribe and work on an unannounced, new MMO.
The successful candidate will work as part of the core team that’s developing an innovative new MMO along with all the technical requirements and challenges that encompasses.
We are looking for interesting and creative people who revel in solving unique and interesting problems daily to join us, with successful candidates being proficient in all aspects of programming and also able to code in a succinct manner.
This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with ambition and initiative to join a fast-paced online games company based in Cambridge, and help us achieve our ambitious goals for the coming year and beyond.
In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
We also have a full bean style coffee machine that provides hot drinks available throughout the day.
Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.
The successful applicant will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished office which includes contemporary break out areas, gaming zones, high tech meeting rooms, a huge Atrium with tiered seating and our very own private bar!
Main Duties and Responsibilties:
Programming using C# in a flexible and fast-paced environment
Researching, innovating and developing new game engine technology
Building the infrastructure for a new, large scale MMO
Being constantly proactive in finding ways to improve both how we work and how our games operate
Extremely proficient at using C#
A passion for innovating solutions and solving problems in a unique technology stack
Experience of working on client/server applications
Experience with one or more key game development disciplines such as rendering, tools, gameplay, AI, networking, etc.
Relevant qualification at degree level or equivalent experience
Games industry experience
Experience of working on networked and MMO games
Knowledge of other platforms including, but not limited to, Mac OS, Linux, iOS and Android
Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Bash, Perl or similar
To behave at all times in a professional manner, maintaining a positive and conscientious work ethic whilst also demonstrating initiative and determination to get the job done.
To work effectively with colleagues both within the immediate team and across the company whenever necessary.
To demonstrate a willingness to adapt to the evolving environment of the company, teams and work requirements.
Salary: Highly Competitive – depending on experience, plus excellent benefits package including annual bonus, private health care, gym membership and many more