Lead Gameplay Programmer - Unannounced MMO
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Jagex Games Studio is looking for a talented and driven Lead Gameplay Programmer to join the tribe to work on an unannounced new MMO.
The successful candidate will be part of the core team that’s developing an innovative new MMO and be responsible for turning the designs of game’s various systems and features into reality.
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 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 Responsibilities:
Managing and leading the development team
Building the key systems for the game
Providing feedback and guidance to the other developers
Multiple years’ experience as a developer at a non-indie game studio
Shipped two+ non-indie games
Currently either senior or lead programmer at a game studio with a focus on gameplay rather than infrastructure
Very strong Unity and C# skills
Experience of code review and best practice systems
Line management experience
Experience working in an Agile development environment
Good experience of client-server communication and protocols such as IP, TCP, UDP and HTTP
Understanding of artificial intelligence techniques
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.
Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.