Senior Programmer (Generalist) – High profile franchise - London

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Job Title Senior Programmer (Generalist) – High profile franchise - London
Skills Required Programming
Job Description _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Job Title – Senior Programmer (Generalist) – High profile franchise - London

Job Location – UK/London

Job Type –Permanent

Job Salary – Competitive

Job ID - #1763

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Are you a Generalist Programmer looking for a Senior role?

Are you looking to join an established and high profile franchise team with substantial responsibilities?

Would you like to define, and ultimately deliver, the next generation of a prestigious title?

Key duties

- Designing, developing, documenting, testing and maintaining highly accessible game-play features and engine systems, in collaboration with other programmers, designers and artists. Tackling feature based work subject to experience/ability e.g. high level graphics, animation, UX, online & social integration, audio, etc.

- Your software will include substantial game related systems, as well as components that will contribute to our internal studio engine & SDK. In this respect, you will represent the needs of the project in related discussions with other technology/project teams.

- Continuously striving to deliver a highly entertaining interactive experience. Troubleshooting technical issues throughout the team. Proactively and methodically improving quality and efficiency.

- As a senior member of the team you will provide support to the franchise technical director – raising professional standards, developing best practice, acting as a role model, mentoring more junior staff, and operating as a stand-in for the TD as required.

Skills and Experience:

- Excellent C++ programming skills. Proficiency in maths and 3D geometry. Good analytical and problem solving skills.

- Robust software engineering and software architecture principles. A solid understanding of game architecture, including the development of reusable software libraries. Experience of working with and interfacing to a large codebase, including systems such as: graphics, physics, animation, audio, and networking.

- Objective profiling, analysis and optimization skills. Experience of designing code and data structures with performance in mind, and the use of performance analysis tools.

- A methodical approach to debugging, practiced over a number of years, and honed to high degree of proficiency.

- Passion and aptitude for practical game development. Experience of working in small focused work groups, and interfacing with a large multi-discipline team. Excellent communication skills.

- Ability to self-prioritize and execute with minimal supervision. Experience of leading a small team of programmers, providing support and guidance in daily tasks.

- Multi-platform development a benefit.

- A successful shipped console title or mobile/tablet application gaining critical acclaim.

- Experience of game prototyping and rapid iteration on creative ideas.

- Familiarity with development software and tools, such as Microsoft Visual Studio, Perforce, SN-Debugger, Hansoft. Experience of Perforce administration would be an advantage.

- Experience of managing and configuring build systems, specific experience of Jenkins would be beneficial.

- Scripting language experience, such as Python & JavaScript. C# language skills.

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To apply or for further information about the role please contact Daniel on +44 (0) 1206214418 or mail a copy of your CV to <a href=mailto:officemanager@opmjobs.com>officemanager@opmjobs.com</a>

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Daniel Fox | Senior Technical Consultant
OPM Response LTD | Ground Floor, Anderson House, 228 Old London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, CO6 1HD
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Tel: +44 (0) 1206 214421
Fax: +44 (0) 1206 214429
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Salary DOE
Location London
Job Category Programming
Date posted 28/04/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 2744.
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