Lead Gameplay/Engine Programmer wanted/full time remote position

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Job Title Lead Gameplay/Engine Programmer wanted/full time remote position
Job Category AI / Artificial Intelligence,Tools,Lead Programmer,Network / Online / Server,Physics,Web Developer,Technical Director,Gameplay,Mobile / iOS / Android,Graphics / Engine,Build Engineer,Core Technology,Audio Programmer,UI / Front End,Animation Programmer,Flash / Actionscript / HTML5
Job Description You will be a part of the creation of a first-ever VR/AR World of Science and Technology experience; a collaborative Virtual and Augmented Reality gaming platform between industry leading scientists and universities for one of the world’s biggest industries. If you are interested in pushing the boundaries of VR and AR through Science and Technology with a gamification element, this may be the opportunity for you!
We are seeking a full-time Lead VR Programmer to join our dedicated team. We need your expertise in creating fun and engaging game systems to thrill a whole new audience of scientists. We believe that VR and AR are the future of scientific research and education and would like you to be a part of our future.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of programmers to develop the vision and drive technical excellence of the experiences
  • Ensure the engineering team adheres to established coding standards and embraces efficient and robust engineering practices
  • Create and iterate new VR and AR gameplay systems for interaction and content creation
  • Implement gameplay systems in a self-organizing, interdisciplinary team
  • Write and maintain technical design and software system documentation
  • Analyze and optimize systems as required

Required Qualifications and Skills:
  • Strong C++ knowledge
  • A minimum of six years’ game programming experience
  • Former experience in leading a team of programmers
  • Ability to design and communicate gameplay systems to a team
  • Experience with 3D game engines
  • Self-sufficiency
  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a similar discipline (i.e. Physics, Math, EE, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:
  • Unreal Engine 4 development experience and
  • Experience working on multiplayer games in general, ideally on a MMO are a huge plus
  • Shipped console/PC title experience
  • VR and/or AR experience as a developer or user
  • Performance optimization skills
  • Experience in client / server architecture as well as implementing multiplayer gameplay
  • Knowledge of database development (MySQL, Oracle, ... )
  • Familiar with JSON, XML, JavaScript, and/or Python

  • The candidate must have the willingness to travel
  • You will work with the latest technologies and collaborate closely with our international developers

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency that values diversity and does not discriminate.  We encourage clients to welcome applicants from all backgrounds

Please contact Cassandra Donnelly on 01279 871330 cassandra@interactiveselection.com if you are interested in this position. Please forward your CV in a Word format. View Many More Interactive Selection Jobs .
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Salary Competitive with Benefits
Location Remote, UK & Europe
Job Category Programming
Date posted 04/12/2017
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Interactive using their internal reference 2893.
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