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Lead Programmer

  • Location: Tenerife
  • Salary/rate:
  • Date posted: 06/04/20
  • Job reference: 7657
  • Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

Amiqus have partnered with No Brakes Games, who are now looking for a Lead Programmer to join their team, to work on a new unannounced game!

This is an incredible opportunity to join the team in a critical role, during the prototyping and pre-production phase.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate strong leadership and coding skills.

This role is located in Tenerife and will provide a relocation package and competitive salary for the right candidate.  Due to COVID-19, you will be able to work remotely until travel restrictions ease. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and mentor the team of programmers: share your experience, expertise, and lead by example.
  • Be a champion for quality at the studio having a “player-first” attitude, actively working to improve the player experience.
  • Define objectives and be committed to meeting these on time.
  • Take ownership of the code architecture and technical quality.
  • Actively write code for systems / features alongside other programmers.
  • Support Production in defining and planning the scope of the game.
  • Identify risks within development and actively provide solutions.
  • Establish and drive best practices amongst the team.
  • Communicate and collaborate with other disciplines including Design, Art & QA.
  • Work closely with the Lead Designer to ensure that feature requirements are met.

 

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience using Unity.
  • Extensive experience using C#.
  • Experience developing games for PC and Console platforms.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • An understanding of networking.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Quality focused, with a “player-first” approach.
  • Highly organised, self-motivated and proactive individual.
  • Knowledge of version control such as Github.
  • A solid understanding of physics games.
  • Prior experience in a senior / leadership role.


Nice to have:

  • Experience working on character action / 3D platformers.
  • Experience in implementing networking for games.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity, based in sunny Tenerife and will provide a relocation package and competitive salary, with the ability to start work remotely. 

 

Please click apply or contact Kim Hunt on 01925 839730 or kim.hunt@amiqus.com to find out more

 

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