Senior & Mid Generalist Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - North West

Job Title Senior & Mid Generalist Programmer
Job Category Programming
Job Description Senior Programmer Next Gen - 45-55k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Our client is an independent software developer who are looking for a talented Senior Programmer for their New IP for Next Generation consoles.

The Senior Programmer will have at least 6 years experience, and will have at least 3 published games on; PC, console, hand-held, or mobile devices, working as a senior programmer on at least 1 project. An excellent knowledge of console programming is essential, and a good knowledge of networking, physics, AI, graphics programming and developing for mobile platforms is desirable.

The studio puts a strong emphasis on delivering high quality games, to strict deadlines and achieves this through careful planning and the support of a strong and experienced management team.

Technical planning, including creation of schedules, and TDDs
Mentoring and training of team members
Evaluation of internal technology
Evaluation of middleware
Ensuring schedules are met by the programming team
Ensuring the correct team is in place for your projects
Working closely with Programming Manager to achieve project technical goals
Production of code to a given schedule
Ensuring the code produced adheres to the game design
Production of regular milestone builds

Essential Skills
Strong programming skills in C++ and OOP
Strong logical mind-set and the ability to problem solve
Fully conversant in revision control software such as Perforce
Worked on at least 4 published titles (at least 2 as a lead)
Ability to manage a team of programmers
An extensive knowledge on as many of these key areas of games programming as possible gameplay, physics, AI, rendering, user interface, networking

The successful candidate will play a key role in the future development of the studio, and will enjoy a generous salary and benefits package.

More details are available by contacting Ben Shatford at Aardvark Swift via email: or call 01709834777
Salary £45-55K
Location Yorkshire, North West
Job Category Programming
Date posted 04/01/2013
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Aardvark Swift using their internal reference 7235_BS105SP.
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