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Unity Lead Developer

Job Title: Unity Lead Developer

Location: SKC Games Studio, The EpiCentre, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 7LR

Reports to: Technology Director

Studio: SKC Games Studio

Company Overview:

SKC Games Studio, an independent video game developer based in the UK. Our focus is on creating engaging, enlightening and informative story-driven RPGs that challenge players of all ages.

Our mission is to revolutionise the gaming industry by delivering unparalleled entertainment that utilises cutting-edge technologies and immerses players in new and exciting environments and worlds. Our first franchise is a series of fictional role-playing games set in an overarching Metaverse with a non-fictional context, designed to provide both entertainment and thought-provoking content. We pride ourselves on our innovative approach to player engagement, drawing on real-world detail to create a fictional world that feels personal and dynamic.

Job Overview:

SKC Games Studio, a leading game development company, is looking for a Unity Lead Developer to join our team for an upcoming sci-fi open-world game project. As the Unity Lead Developer, you will be responsible for leading a team of developers to create, design, and implement game mechanics, systems, and features within Unity. This position requires a strong technical background in Unity programming and a deep passion for gaming.


  • Lead Unity development for a sci-fi open-world game project.
  • Collaborate closely with game designers, artists, and other developers to deliver high-quality game features.
  • Develop gameplay systems and mechanics in Unity.
  • Ensure technical excellence by creating and maintaining code standards.
  • Ensure the project is delivered on time and within budget.
  • Manage a team of developers, providing mentorship and guidance.
  • Continuously improve development processes and tools.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure seamless integration between different systems.


  • Excellent understanding of Unity game engine.
  • Strong experience in C# programming language.
  • 5+ years of experience in game development.
  • Experience working on at least one shipped title.
  • Experience managing a team of developers.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well in a team environment.
  • A passion for gaming and interest in sci-fi genre.
  • Experience with multiplayer game development is a plus.

Desired but non-essential:

  • Mastery in C# and Python.
  • Technical Animation Skills (Rigging, skinning, scripting).
  • Experience with ShotGrid

If you are passionate about game development and have the skills and experience required for this role, we encourage you to apply today. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

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Unity Lead Developer

Cambridge, UK
Haverhill CB9, UK
England, UK
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 05/12/2023

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