Senior Gameplay Programmer - Unreal Engine 4

Games Jobs - Production - Cambridge

Job Title Senior Gameplay Programmer - Unreal Engine 4
Job Category Production
Job Description Home to the iconic massive multiplayer online role-playing game RuneScape and its extended family of adventurous titles, we’re a leading games studio that places our players at the heart of everything we do. We’ve welcomed over 260 million players to RuneScape’s world of enthralling fantasy and, together with our team of passionate game creators, our community helps to shape how our games evolve. From casting votes on future game content, to interacting with the studio teams in live streams and in chat, we also join together in person at our celebrated fan convention, RuneFest.

Together with our players, we’re united as one Jagex tribe. Together we’re building deep and engaging multiplayer gaming experiences for players everywhere. We continue to recruit massively into RuneScape and RuneScape Old School as they have more platforms and expansions to conquer, we’re now also undertaking the exciting challenge of building up our company with Unreal Engine 4 experience.

Apply your passion for creating amazing online games and drive the development of technology based on Unreal that will enable an all-star team to help create a deep connected experience. Collaborate with peer discipline leaders and the production team to innovate and focus the development of an exciting new gaming experience.

HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE

- Programming in C++ 11/14
- Working with the rest of the team to produce fun and satisfying games systems and mechanics
- Iterating, bug fixing and seeking to continually improve all aspects of the game
- Rapid prototyping of new ideas
- Researching, innovating and developing new game technology
- Being proactive in finding ways to improve both how we work and how our games operate

WHAT WE NEED

- Proven commercial experience coding in C++
- In depth knowledge of UE4
- Experience with multiplayer functionality
- Knowledge of Software Architecture Fundamentals in object-oriented design and data structures
- A passion for code quality
- Experience with version control software such as SVN or P4
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent creative problem-solving skills where you value the input from producers, product owner and co-workers
- Experience with SCRUM / Agile development

EVEN BETTER IF
- Experience of working on networked and MMO games
- Experience with client-side systems and entity/component-based systems
- Experience working with Unity
- Experience of working on client/server applications

WHAT WE OFFER
If you join us you can expect a competitive salary and great benefits like fully paid for gym membership, bonus entitlement, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day. We also have GREAT coffee machines, an onsite canteen and pub and an in-studio cinema! Expect regular team events as well as EPIC company-wide parties to celebrate our successes. Does this sound like you? We'd love to hear from you! Get in touch.
Salary Competitive
Location 220 Science Park, Cambridge
Job Category Production
Date posted 12/02/2019
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Jagex Games Studio using their internal reference 2019-1630.
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