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Lead Programmer

  • Location: North East
  • Salary/rate: £40,000 - £48,000
  • Date posted: 03/04/20
  • Job reference: 7774
  • Permanent

A North East based Games studio are currently looking for a Lead Programmer to join their growing team.

Founded by established industry experts, the team are made up of award winning developers who have come from AAA backgrounds and have a history of releasing a range of high quality games, some of which have been adored in the games industry. 

They are looking for this individual to have high energy and passion for video games and constantly come up with new and innovative ideas to keep their player base engaged. Your core function will be to implement features to go into the game such as easy to use mechanics and slick gameplay, while mentoring/managing a small team with an 80% (hands-on coding) 20% (managerial) split. 

This role can offer this Lead Programmer a chance to own quite a large area of the project and would suit someone who enjoys working in a small team and in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity to get involved in the concept phases and really make a difference on the final output.
In return the studio can offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, annual bonuses and private healthcare. They also offer amazing perks such as an onsite cinema, custom games room and regular team events/parties. Also, the chance to work with games industry veterans who have a great track record of delivering high profile successful projects.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years’ experience in the games industry
  • Strong experience with C++ Development
  • Past projects released on Console/PC (preferred) or mobile platforms  
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work with a studio, who are growing rapidly and can offer good career development. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to will.hudson@amiqus.com
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