Programmers - Game Mechanics - Traveller's Tales

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Tt Games Ltd
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We're looking for bright, talented & motivated people to join our Game Mechanics department on an 18 month contract basis. We have a variety of positions from front line development to lower level system work based at either our Knutsford or Wilmslow offices, both at senior and non senior programmer levels. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain some invaluable experience as we restructure our underlying game engine, whilst working on AAA game titles.

Main Responsibilities:

- Analyse and understand the game design documents in order to define the required functionalities and the game system that must be developed.

- Comply with all coding standards, ensuring the creation of high quality, performance-minded coded.

- Maintenance of existing game mechanics.

- Fixing issues on the Jira database as directed.

- Liaising with Artists to provide assistance in the use of technology.

- Document and clarify requests of Artists for new technology and improvements to existing technology.

- Understand the concepts of the LED editor system that forms the basis of existing and future game mechanics.

- Clarify the design of new game mechanics with Associate Lead / Head Programmer to ensure consistency.

- Exploration of new practices to continually improve the quality of game development.

- Provide time estimates for non-trivial Jira issues.

- Implement gameplay for non-standard game mechanics and levels, including game bosses.

- Document new systems on Wiki.

- Produce and maintain editors based on the LED system.

- Undertake relevant on-the-job training where required and keep up to date with industry advancements and technologies.

- Mentoring Programmers and Junior Programmers with direction from Lead Programmer.

- Advise leads on matters relating to ensuring that cross team systems address the needs of the end users.

- Develop an understanding of existing systems, and their current code structure

Skills & Qualifications:

- Degree or equivalent qualification in Computer Science or related subject.

- Fluent in C++ and object oriented programming.

- Demonstrates dependability and commitments to projects / tasks.

- Ability to think creatively to solve coding problems.

- Flexible approach with the ability to adapt with change.

- Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.

To apply please send your covering letter and CV to

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Tt Games Ltd
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