Senior Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - England

Job Title Senior Programmer
Skills Required Programming
Job Description Our client is one of Europe’s leading games developers, whose aim is to produce innovative videogame products of the highest quality on a range of formats covering Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, Wii, PS Vita, Facebook & iOS as well as online.

They are now looking for a Senior Programmer to join their team.

Job Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement new gameplay code, including features such as strategy, mechanics, logic, combat systems, AI, UI, audio code, etc
• Meet game design and technical requirements as well as internal coding standards
• Maintain and debug your own and existing code
• Write and maintain technical documentation
• Optimise code and data for memory usage and performance per console
• Identify and solve development obstacles or risks that arise
• Research new tools, techniques and processes and how they can benefit Rebellion
• Support all coders on your team, including juniors and seniors as required
• Collaborate productively, communicating ideas and issues clearly across disciplines
• Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure, meeting multiple production objectives and deadlines

Requirements of the Job:

Minimum of 3 years C++ experience in professional games development, including experience of completing a PS3 and/or Xbox 360 title. A strong academic background is also preferred with a 1st class or 2:1 degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or other science-related subject, but not essential if you have appropriate experience.

• Excellent C/C++ skills at a professional level
• Ability to quickly familiarise yourself to work with a large existing codebase
• Ability to prototype as well as producing final code
• Strong debugging, profiling and optimising, system design and 3D math skills
• Good knowledge of console, general games and/or multiplayer development in a professional games development environment
• Good use of common development tools such as Visual Studio and Perforce/other version control systems
• Good spoken and written communication skills, as well as teamworking with game developers from all disciplines across the project
• Excellent initiative, self-motivation, organisational and problem solving skills, with the ability to accept and follow direction
• A genuine interest in playing games

More details are available by contacting Danny Johnson at Aardvark Swift via email: danny@aswift.com or call 01709 834777
Salary £Negotiable DOE
Location Oxford, UK, England
Job Category Programming
Date posted 07/03/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Aardvark Swift using their internal reference 8663_DJ484SP.
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