Lead Programmer - RED KITE GAMES, LEEDS

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Job Title Lead Programmer - RED KITE GAMES, LEEDS
Job Category Lead Programmer
Job Description Since its formation, Red Kite has been producing award-winning games for a variety of different platform holders, studios and publishers. Specialising in complete multi-platform games development, Red Kite has a proven track record in the creation of cutting-edge games.
Having set up home in the beautiful Grade-II listed Park Row House in Leeds city centre, Red Kite Games continues to deliver unrivalled creatively led and technically proficient game development to the likes of Microsoft, Sony, 2K, Activision, SEGA and Codemasters.
Several high-profile titles include God of War III: Remastered, Crackdown 3, Two Point Hospital, DiRT 4, Payday 2, Team Sonic Racing and Call of Duty: Strike Team.
It’s a very exciting time to join Red Kite; not only are we working on several high-profile games for current gen and next gen platforms, we're also developing our own IP.
Come join the team and help to make great games with a lovely bunch of people!
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Red Kite are working on a variety of exciting open world AAA games and has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced programmer to strengthen and shape one of our teams. In this role you will help to create, maintain and evangelise our development best practices, collaborating closely with all teams across the studio. Your knowledge and expertise will also be invaluable in supporting projects across a multitude of platforms, genres and game areas.
In your new role you will:·       Lead a programming team to achieve your project’s requirements.·       Liaise with other areas of the studio and external partners to facilitate development.·       Ensure stability of the development environment for the entire development team.·       Work on a wide variety of projects and tasks.·       Be responsible for planning your work and the work of others.·       Mentor Red Kite's next generation of programmers. To be successful you will have:·       Shipped multiple AAA titles in either a lead or senior role.·       Excellent C++ programming skills.·       Demonstrated an ability to solve project-wide development issues.·       Programmed in a range of game areas.·       A propensity to make systems and processes better.·       A keen interest in new technologies - hardware/game engines.
Salary Based on experience
Location Leeds
Job Category Programming
Date posted 05/08/2020
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