Senior Game Programmer (Gears of War Franchise)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Programming and Development
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Bromley
Posted:
13-Nov-17
Company:
Splash Damage
Job Ref:
922096


About Splash Damage

Splash Damage is an independently-owned studio on the outskirts of London, and we're all about crafting engaging multiplayer experiences. Our recent projects include our multiplayer shooter Dirty Bomb as well as Gears of War 4. We're currently expanding our team for exciting new projects and are looking for superstars to help us make them happen. We look after our staff with a comprehensive package of perks and benefits, and have been awarded The Sunday Times's Best Companies accreditation three years running. Come join us!

The Role

As a Splash Damage Senior Gameplay Programmer, you will be responsible for implementing new and exciting game features.  You will be required to effectively manage your own time and workload.

You will primarily be working with the Design team, helping them to realise their ideas through rapid prototyping and iterative agile development. You will also work closely with the AI Programmers to coordinate gameplay and AI requirements as well as the Animation and Audio teams, hooking up new gameplay features to the animation and audio systems as required.

- Work with the Design Team to define gameplay requirements

- Work with the various content generation teams to make great-looking and fun games

- Work with Production to time plan and maintain roadmaps

- Have a passion to create new game-related features

Essential Skills and Experience

- 4 years professional game development experience

- At least one shipped title

- Experienced and proficient in C++

- Experience with multiplayer programming

- Ability to write clear, maintainable and portable code

- Ability to estimate work complexity and time costs

- Good verbal and written communication skills

- Good understanding of game-development related mathematics

Preferred Skills and Experience

- Experience with Unreal Engine 4 at source code level

- Multiplatform development experience

- Experience with multi-threaded development

- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics related field

- Experience working in small focused teams

Perks & Benefits

Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children 
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children 
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution 
- Complimentary gym membership  
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses 
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service  
- Brand new state of the art office 
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance 
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday. 
- Childcare voucher scheme 
- Employee assistance programme 
- Referral fee

Find out more on our  Perks & Benefits  page.

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

Find out more on our  Culture page.

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