Games Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - Oxford

Job Title Games Programmer
Skills Required AI / Artificial Intelligence,Tools,Web / Browser,Physics,Gameplay,Mobile / iOS / Android,Graphics / Engine,Core Technology,UI / Front End,Animation Programmer,Flash / Actionscript / HTML5,Database / SQL
Job Description Summary and Purpose

As a Games Programmer you will provide robust, well designed code in order to fulfil the Product Owner’s vision. Candidates will be skilled and passionate developers, with a creative mind-set and a burning enthusiasm for making great games. You will have a desire to learn from others to further develop your skills, as well as being a big team player and helping to drive projects forward. 

Responsibilities

  • Produce robust, high-quality code that adheres to the company coding standard.
  • Assist in maintaining code quality across the team.
  • Author technical designs and other documentation as required.
  • Write and code individual programs according to specifications
  • Write code for programming for computer games which may include A.I. or 3D engine development.
  • Estimating code tasks and assignments, and adhering to SCRUM methodologies.
  • Work with other disciplines [Design, Art etc] to plan & execute work


Experience and Skills

  • 2.1 or higher Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or comparable science
  • At least 2 years professional experience of programming games in C++
  • At least 1 shipped title and experience of a full production lifecycle
  • Thorough understanding of C++, including OOD
  • Demonstrable understanding of Vector, Algebra and 3D mathematics
  • Ability to work within a dynamic and collaborate development team
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for making games!


Want to really stand out? Know about these!

  • Mobile and social game development experience.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Flash and ActionScript.
  • Previous experience of PHP and web-server development.
  • Knowledge of 3D animation technology.
Salary Based on Experience
Location Oxford
Job Category Programming
Date posted 23/04/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of NaturalMotion using their internal reference Games Programmer.
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