In collaboration with other departments, the Senior Programmer will aim to maintain a high level of technical innovation and code quality. They will look for creative ways to improve existing features, workflows and development processes. This position is based at our Edinburgh offices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Working with programmers, designers and artists to implement game features.
  • Following direction given by the Lead Programmer to create and take ownership of various aspects of the game.
  • Ensure that technical processes are in place that allow for and promote high quality end results.
  • Adapting to new languages, technologies and platforms quickly.
  • Performing effectively under pressure and meeting deadlines to ensure the game is completed on time and to a high standard.
  • Mentor junior coding staff.

 

Required Skills:

  • Programming experience on one or more shipped titles at a senior level.
  • Computer Science Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Multiplayer game development experience.
  • Experience developing across multiple platforms including console and PC.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of C# and C++.
  • Excellent understanding of a number of industry-standard game engines, with particular emphasis on Unity.
  • Good knowledge of all areas of game programming.
  • Detailed knowledge of object oriented design.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • An excellent understanding of the entire development process.
  • A good knowledge of agile project management methodologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Comfortable dealing with staff at all levels of the organisation, as well as with external parties.
  • In-depth knowledge of current game trends.
  • The ability to solve technical problems creatively and with simple, efficient and effective code

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