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Lead C++ Programmer Console Games Studio UK – REF 2625

Our client is a co-development studio working with some of the biggest AAA games studios in the world based in the NW of England. They are now looking for a C++ Lead Programmer to join their talented team and help work on their latest exciting projects.
As part of your role you will be responsible for developing, motivating, and managing a team and be pivotal in terms of shaping the studios upcoming projects.

What you will be doing?

  • Leading designing, writing, testing, development and implementing systems and game code
  • Mentor and provide feedback to team members, improving the volume and quality of work implemented
  • Protype, Architect, Refractor game systems during different phrases of development
  • Improve existing game production workflow
  • Improve CIS and ensure broken builds can be solved within timely constraints
  • Communicate effectively across multi-disciplinary teams
  • Implement and take ownership of estimating tasks and deliver high-quality code to that schedule

Who you are?

  • 5+ years of experience in programming or a similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or relevant field
  • Excellent C++ skills and ability to code and architect game systems/tools
  • Experience leading a team of gameplay engineers
  • Knowledge and experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with multi-threading, optimisation techniques and profiling
  • Solid understanding of debugging, performance, and algorithms
  • Knowledge of 3D asset creation
  • Experience with a wide range of gameplay systems including networking, AI, gameplay, and UI
  • Experience programming for console games
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills


  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Great benefits schemes including medical and dental insurance
  • No crunch
  • Opportunity to work with a friendly and supportive team
  • Personal development opportunities


If you are interested, please forward your CVs to quoting the reference number 2625.

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Lead C++ Programmer Console Games Studio UK – REF 2625

United Kingdom
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 12 Mar 2024

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