Lead Games Programmer

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Job Title Lead Games Programmer
Job Category Lead Programmer,Gameplay,Mobile / iOS / Android
Job Description Lead Games Programmer

Salary range DOE + performance related bonus.

What We are Looking For:

We are looking for an experienced and talented programmer to join our growing team of developers.  This is a great opportunity for someone with a background in mobile game design who is looking for an exciting new challenge.


  • Work with the production, backend, design, and art team leads to create task estimates and schedules for the client team
  • Track development efforts and asses risks
  • Balance active code development with management requirements and responsibilities
  • Ensure the delivery of practical and timely solutions by the client team that meets the game design and technical requirements
  • Ensure code is modular, self-contained, and defensive
  • Lead regular technical design and code reviews
  • Ensure coding standards are followed, and help to enforce good programming practices within the team
  • Ensure the creation of technical documentation is of a high standard
  • Mentor, manage, and regularly review individuals to build an effective team
  • Optimise code and data for memory usage and performance as required


  • 5 years of game industry experience, with at least 2 years as a lead programmer or higher
  • Experience leading a team of multiple programmers
  • A clear understanding of the particular challenges in game development, such as art workflow, performance optimisation, memory management, and supporting multiple platforms
  • Excellent math and communication skills

Why Choose Us?

  • Competitive salary with quarterly bonus scheme.
  • Flexible work hours
  • Staff social outings
  • Pension and Gym Membership
  • The chance to work with a fun group of developers!

This is a permanent position in Nottingham. Applicants should send their CV and covering letter to jobs@lockwood-publishing.com.Due to the level of interest we are currently unable to sponsor work visa applications for this role.

Many thanks for your interest

About Lockwood:
Lockwood Publishing is one of the leading independent UK mobile games companies. Our most successful product to date is a 3D virtual world on mobile called Avakin Life.We want to hear from talented and passionate developers who can help us implement our incredibly exciting and ambitious road-map. As part of the team at Lockwood, you will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your design expertise. Our working environment is extremely open, and all team members have complete access to any metrics they wish. We hold regular company-wide briefings to ensure team members and departments are aware of the direct impact their efforts have on the progress of the project. Best of all, because we believe team members deserve more than a pat on the back for their effort, we offer a bonus scheme that pays out 50% of any increase in record quarterly profits directly to the team.
Salary DOE
Location Nottingham & Leamington, UK & Europe
Job Category Programming
Date posted 28/11/2017
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