URGENT - Sr Gameplay Programmer wanted - London studio!

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Job Title URGENT - Sr Gameplay Programmer wanted - London studio!
Job Category IT / Technical Support
Job Description We may be heading for the big freeze - but you'll keep your job hunt warm with this role for Senior Gameplay Programmers in London!

If you're able to take a raw concept or idea and figure out a way of implementing it for the purposes of Gameplay, then this is the ideal role for any Senior Gameplay Programmer.

As a Senior Gameplay Programmer you will be responsible for implementing tasks to specifications. Within the Gameplay team, you will work on a wide range of areas in an established codebase, fully showcasing your array of skills, including:

• Artificial Intelligence
o Bring worlds to life by creating believable behaviours and routines for their inhabitants
o Navigate across varying terrain types, avoiding obstacles efficiently
o Work on strategies to produce fun and challenging combat encounters
• Character Mechanics
o Create blend trees that combine animations, which are driven from both player and AI input
o In conjunction with animators, finely tune and polish systems to produce the best combination of realism and responsiveness
• Gameplay Mechanics
o Weapon and damage systems
o Create the illusion of densely populated worlds

Qualifications
• Minimum of 2 years commercial games programming experience
• A degree in computer science, mathematics, or equivalent

Skills
• Solid C/C++ programming skills
• Strong math skills, knowledge of vectors, matrices and linear algebra
• Excellent problem solving ability
• Good team communication skills
• Passion for playing and creating cutting edge video game experiences

Desired Skills
• Experience solving complex vehicle AI problems
• Experience developing player character mechanics in a third person game

The perks are endless - gym membership, healthcare cover, team activities throughout the year and travel expenses paid. That's just the start! Your team will work around you to achieve the best possible results, for the studios PC/Console titles. Working in tandem with artists and animators will bring out your creativity to the fullest!

The role is urgent, so don't delay in sending your CV to apatel @creative personnel.co.uk for more info
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
Location London, Greater London, South East, England, England
Job Category IT / Technical Support
Date posted 07/04/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Creative Personnel using their internal reference 100037534401143.
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