Senior Programmer (Brighton)

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Job Title Senior Programmer (Brighton)
Job Category AI / Artificial Intelligence,Tools,Lead Programmer,Network / Online / Server,Physics,Gameplay,Mobile / iOS / Android,Core Technology,Audio Programmer,UI / Front End
Job Description Following success and growth plans, this cutting edge games studio are looking to expand their team of senior programmers. This studio has a great reputation, and is well thought of - to join their ranks would be a career enhancing move.

If you’re comfortable taking on any challenge given you and experienced enough to deliver, this could be the role for you. We are looking for smart, energetic, friendly people to join us.

So what will you be doing day-to-day?
•Prototyping and coding gameplay features
•Taking part in the design process of the gameplay
•Creating base gameplay system and tools for the gameplay designers to extend
•Ensuring that game scripts are well designed, and are optimal in terms of CPU and memory consumption

What sort of tech wizardry do you need?
•At least 3 published games (console, mobile or desktop) and a few years industry experience under your belt.
•Wide experience of the architecture of current games (networking, AI, rendering, gameplay, peripherals, tools, data processing pipelines …) – you are the kind of person who can fill the blanks in this list.
•Deep knowledge of at least a couple of these areas, gained by writing the relevant systems in your published games.
•Actively been involved in mentoring or leading junior team members and you enjoy doing it.
•Expert knowledge of C++ or C# and aptitude to learn new languages quickly.

Want to really stand out? Know about these!
•Database design and implementation, ideally at scale
•Shaders and rendering techniques
•Motion, animation, physics and kinetics
•Console or mobile hardware
•Multiple language paradigms
•User interface and user experience design and implementation
•Build and deployment process
•Content tool creation and maintenance

I recently met this studio whilst attending the Develop awards, they manage to balance making cool cutting edge games with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Culture is key here, they love to socialise so this studio would suit someone looking for a place to really enjoy where they work!
Salary 35000 - 55000
Location Brighton, UK & Europe
Job Category Programming
Date posted 15/07/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Amiqus Games using their internal reference Alan_bri_sen.
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