Associate Lead Tools Programmer - AAA - North England

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Job Title Associate Lead Tools Programmer - AAA - North England
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,Database / SQL
Job Description We are seeking to recruit an Associate Lead Tools Programmer on a permanent contract based at our studio in North England

Working together with Art, Animation and Design teams, you will help make cutting-edge editors and craft a great user experience for our Creative departments. The tools you forge will be used for building content for AAA games on all current platforms (including mobile and console) across the studios.

Main Responsibilities
  • Maintain and develop software for other departments.
  • Maintain and develop automatic test suites for checking the quality of released tool chains.
  • Develop release and distribution mechanisms allowing Art and Design Leads the control they want for handling the distribution of new tools technology.
  • Assist with general game system code and server tool support.
  • Minimise platform specific or special case code.
  • Maximise re-use of code.
  • Ensure that code is designed and written to be robust and stable with minimal bugs
  • Ensure that code builds and any problems are resolved prior to committing.
  • Contributing to the ongoing development of tools-related technologies.
  • Identify poorly coded / implemented systems and restructure existing code to make it more efficient.
  • Debugging difficult problems.
  • Support Lead Programmer in supplying cover where required.
  • Assume responsibility for systems and be able to resolve problems when required.
  • Identify deficiencies across systems maintained by the team.
  • Assist Lead Programmer in designing architecture.
  • Undertake relevant on-the-job training where required and keep up to date with industry advancements and technologies.
  • Provide coaching to Senior Programmers, Programmers and Junior Programmers where appropriate and with direction from the Lead Programmer.

Core Skills & Experience
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Computer Science, Maths or related subject.
  • Fluent in C++ and object oriented programming.
  • Knowledge of C#/WPF.
  • Sound knowledge of 3D maths.
  • Demonstrates dependability and commitment to projects / tasks.
  • Ability to think creatively to solve coding problems.
  • Flexible approach with the ability to adapt with change.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

We are always on the lookout for bright, talented and motivated people to join our AAA studio and to be part of everything we do, because we know it is the talent and dedication of our employees that has made our more than 25 years of success possible.
We offer successful candidates a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Our work environment is inclusive, relaxed and friendly – one of the best things about working here is our fantastic people!  We expect high levels of ambition and innovation from our colleagues and an ability to flourish within the dynamic entertainment industry in which the company operates.

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 Northern England, UK & Europe
Job Category Programming
Date posted 19/10/2018
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Interactive using their internal reference 3117.
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