Gameplay Programmer

Updated: 30/05/2019
Salary: £0.00 to £0.00
Location: England-Greater London
Sector: IT & Telecomms
Description:

The Gameplay Programmer plays an important role in bringing our games to life. The ideal candidate will be approachable and enthusiastic when it comes to discussing requirements from people from a variety of disciplines. Reporting to the Lead Programmer, the ideal candidate will be able to fluently translate designs into technical descriptions of tasks, doing so with a panache that comes from a knowledge and enthusiasm for games, especially mobile gaming.

The ideal candidate will be very much a self-starter, capable of showing initiative and a willingness to develop their skills and knowledge; taking on more complex tasks when their Lead Programmer assigns them.

 

PERSONAL TRAITS:

  • An analytical mind
  • Communicates well with people from different backgrounds
  • Result-oriented
  • Open minded and humble
  • Flexible and adaptable to unfolding project needs
  • Passionate about Gaming!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define the steps necessary to deliver on an assigned task and executing on them.
  • Accurately estimate time required to deliver on tasks
  • Identify risks associated with tasks
  • Participate in regular code reviews

SKILLS:

  • Proficient in C# with good understanding of object oriented development
  • Debugging and problem solving
  • Experience of common algorithms, design patterns and data structures
  • Understanding of the constraints working on mobile games brings
  • Can analyse an existing module of reasonable complexity and extend it 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 3 years games programming experience
  • 2 years’ experience with Unity
  • Shipped at least one iOS and/or Android title
  • Worked in an agile environment

BONUS EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience of UnityUI development
  • Worked on multi-platform products
  • Experience developing F2P Mobile products
  • Understanding of LiveOps requirements
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

BENEFITS:

  • Flexible office working hours
  • 25 days of annual leave + 8 UK Bank holiday + Christmas company day(s) off
  • 1 day off if you get married (Wedding Day)
  • Sick pay
  • Fresh fruit selection delivered 3 times a week, Free monthly breakfasts, Team Lunches
  • Beer fridge & Selected wines + other beverages
  • Weekly Football, Snooker table, ping pong tournaments, poker nights, Office events, social gatherings, Fun Games room
  • Birthday Cakes/Cards
  • Summer & Christmas parties, Roof terrace area
  • Training Budgets
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare, Reduced gym membership, life insurance, critical illness & Disability cover
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Season ticket loan (for tube/rail costs), Annual mobile phone/tablet allowance
  • Mobile Phone/Tablet Purchase Allowance 
  • Well being Allowance 
  • Personal Travel Allowance