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Lead Programmer

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary/rate: Competitive, reflects experience
  • Date posted: 07/09/20
  • Job reference: 7914
  • Permanent

Amiqus have a Lead Programmer position, with a studio of talented developers – are you a Senior or Lead Coder that relishes the challenge in building great gameplay?

Working on a significant IP, the upcoming title is a sequel to an already established Sci Fi title. The project is currently NDA but with a strong premise in looter-shooter concepts, so think Borderlands or Destiny.

The opportunity is to lead a mid-size team of Programmers as they utilize Unreal Engine 4 to create amazing moments in video game history.


Responsibilities


• Guide and manage development of systems project wide, including in gameplay code, engine code, online systems, and external tools.
• Work closely with other departments to ensure cross discipline communication and work occurs smoothly.
• Advise on feasibility, implementation strategy, and scheduling of features for project planning, as well as providing broad estimates for such features.
• Mentor and guide other coders on the team.
• Implementation of software in C++ and other languages.
• Continually expand knowledge of new game technologies and systems.
• Review and advise on technical processes across departments.
• Work on a cross-platform codebase that includes the major consoles.
• Perform engine upgrades to support new features and platforms, while maintaining compatibility with custom engine changes, game features, and assets.


Essential Experience


• Shipped at least one UE4 based game.
• Minimum 3 years experience working with Unreal Engine.
• A passion for making and playing games with an eye for detail and feel for good gameplay.

If you have experience and would like to know more about the opportunity, get in touch. Leon.Loughran@amiqus.com or 01925 839 747

 

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