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Games Industry - Lead Programmer

Job Title: Games Industry - Lead Programmer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: Up to £65000 per annum
REF: 14776/001_1528447181
Contact Name: Kieron Holmshaw
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Do you want to stamp your mark on the way games are programmed and what tools are used? Do you enjoy helping junio members of the team to progress?

I am helping my client look for a Lead Programmer to establish a new development environment in a new office. This is a great opportunity to work in a strategic role - you will look ahead, take trisk out of projects and help your team do the same.

You will be instrumental in introducing new tech, prototyping, training, mentoring and developing the code skills of the team.

This really is a senior role and you will bring with you first class planning and architecture skills as well as the following skills: -

Essential Skills:

  • 5+ years working in the games industry.

  • Proven team management experience including producing schedules and maintaining a clear communication path for issues as needed.

  • Excellent working knowledge of C++.

  • Excellent Maths skills

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

  • First class communication skills.

  • Provide a level of excellence in technical architecture and execution.

  • First class planning skills, looking ahead to take risk out of projects.

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of console programming.

  • Knowledge of mobile programming and associated languages.

  • Knowledge of Unity and/or Unreal.

  • Proven ability to Prototype and introduce new tech solutions.