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Lead Programmer

  • Location: Tenerife, Spain
  • Salary/rate: £35,000 - £70,000
  • Date posted: 20/04/20
  • Job reference: 7657a
  • Permanent
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 839737 or alan.dixont@amiqus.com to find out more
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