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Programming Lead - Gaming Industry

Job Title: Programming Lead - Gaming Industry
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + additional benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 15728/001_1560328511
Contact Name: Adam Blackwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Programming Lead - Gaming Industry - Wakefield - PERMANENT OR CONTRACT (£50-60k per annum / market rate daily and negotiable length)

Access Computer Consulting PLC are working with a large Games Label in Wakefield (Yorkshire) to find a Lead Programmer for their wide range of exciting projects, both internally and with their partners.

Our client are looking for a team member that possess first class planning / architecture skills as well as technical skills. You must be capable of looking ahead, taking risk out of projects and communicating the same messages with your teams.

You will play an integral role in introducing new tech, prototyping, training, mentoring and developing the code skills of the team.

Successful candidates must be able to clearly and accurately communicate progress to managers and producers.

Key Skills and Experiences required:

  • C++

  • Unity and/or Unreal

  • Managerial/leadership experience

  • Exceptional communication with all stakeholders

  • Xbox/Playstation/Nintendo development/programming experience

  • Experience working with AAA titles/games

  • Exceptional mathematics skills

  • Experience working on gameplay systems and be able to solve technical problems in this area

  • First-class project planning skills

  • Proven ability to Prototype and introduce new tech solutions.

As mentioned above, my client would be willing to take a contractor on day rate to fill the role. Please get in touch to discuss this option.

For a more in depth chat, please apply with your CV via the link and I'll give you a call.