Lead Programmer – UE4 - Console & PC – Norway

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Job Title Lead Programmer – UE4 - Console & PC – Norway
Job Category Programming
Job Description Our client is looking for an experienced, talented and versatile Lead Programmer to join its development team.

In this position you will advise the Producer and other leads on feature planning and oversee the implementation of major game features, working in close collaboration with the other leads. You will be responsible for defining performance targets across multiple platforms and ensure these targets are met before release. You will also manage a team of programmers, ensure coding standards and code review processes are followed as well as taking part in recruitment activities. You will be expected to mentor more junior members of the programming team and ensure code reviews and technical discussions are carried out to make sure there is a great balance between high quality and timely delivery, and with every change to our code we strive to leave it in a better state than when we started. You will be able to touch a lot of different gameplay systems, and you will need to be flexible and eager to both learn and teach.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the design team and technical lead on game features and planning
  • Manage a growing team of engineers, providing direction and mentorship, and ensuring the team produces reliable, maintainable and efficient code
  • Develop and implement gameplay features and systems
  • Facilitate communication between the game team, production teams and core technology team
  • Additional duties include assisting with content creation for game development and assisting with quality control of all products.


Requirements:
  • Extensive experience in programming/engineering development, including having worked on at least one title in a similar position of responsibility
  • Ability to lead engineers, providing technical direction, as well as mentoring members of the team
  • Aptitude for breaking down complex problems and high-level product requirements into technical design and tasks
  • Strong C++ skills, including experience working in multithreaded and memory constrained environments
  • Strong communication skills


Desirable:
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine.
  • Experience working with current generation console platforms (Xbox One, PS4, Switch)
  • Experience with Python


You need:
  • To have good written and oral communication skills in English
  • To have a passion for games and your profession
  • To be able to work independently and to be self-directing
Salary DOE
Location Norway
Job Category Programming
Date posted 21/02/2019
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