Gameplay Programmer – Console AAA Games – Oxford UK

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Job Title Gameplay Programmer – Console AAA Games – Oxford UK
Job Category Programming
Job Description OPM are excited to be working with this AAA studio based in Oxford. They are looking for an experienced gameplay programmer, to work on a brand new exclusive title based on their own successful IP.

This unannounced title based on a popular and growing series is already being developed on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The gameplay team are supported by the studio’s industry-leading bespoke multi-platform game engine, custom tools suite and dedicated engine coders. There is also scope to transition into mobile or engine development in the future.

Your main responsibilities will be to develop and implement new gameplay code, including features such as strategy, mechanics, logic, combat systems, AI, UI, audio code, etc. You will meet game design and technical requirements as well as internal coding standards, maintain and debug your own and existing code. In addition to collaborating productively, communicating ideas and issues clearly across disciplines.

Technical Requirements:
  • Excellent C/C++ skills at a professional level with console games (particularly PS4 or Xbox One will be an advantage)
  • Ability to quickly familiarise yourself to work with a large existing codebase
  • Ability to prototype as well as producing final code
  • Strong debugging, profiling and optimising, system design and 3D math skills
  • A strong academic background is preferred with a 1st class or 2:1 degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or other related subject
  • Must have a genuine interest in playing and developing games
Salary DOE
Location Oxford
Job Category Programming
Date posted 09/01/2019
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of OPM using their internal reference 25438-1.
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