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Remote Lead Engine Programmer AAA – REF 2713

We are working with a well-established AAA games studio, who are looking for a Lead Engine Programmer to join their talented team and help drive the studio forward. This role is offered fully remotely.

What you will be doing:

  • Write high quality and maintainable code as well as optimise code for performance
  • Lead, manage and mentor the Engine programming department
  • Meet game design and technical requirements
  • Communicate across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure game requirements and quality is met
  • Develop and implement cutting-edge intuitive solutions for next-gen gameplay
  • Debug, and extend existing code
  • Provide day-to-day feedback and solve problems
  • Stay up to date with features from other engines

Who you are:

  • 8+ years of experience in an Engine programming role or similar
  • At least 2 AAA projects shipped from start to finish
  • At least 2+ years of experience leading a team of programmers
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 or 5
  • Excellent proficiency and knowledge of C++ skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication with the ability to articulate ideas effectively
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong mentorship and leadership skills
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills


  • Flexible working hours with no crunch
  • Remote/home working option
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Company social events
  • Professional learning and development opportunities


To apply please forward your CV to quoting the reference 2713.

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Remote Lead Engine Programmer AAA – REF 2713

United Kingdom
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience
High school

Published on 11/22/2022

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