Lead Programmer - SUMO DIGITAL, LEAMINGTON SPA

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Job Title Lead Programmer - SUMO DIGITAL, LEAMINGTON SPA
Job Category Lead Programmer
Job Description Founded in early 2019, Sumo Leamington is the most recent member of the award-winning Sumo Digital family. We’re one of Sumo’s seven game development studios located across the UK and India, and we have an immediate goal of building an industry-leading team here in Royal Leamington Spa.
Managed by industry veterans with ground-breaking titles under their belts, the studio needs to hire the right colleagues to meet our exciting objectives. Whether you’re an industry veteran or straight out of university, we could have a career-defining role for you. If you want to create great games that people will play for years to come, and be there at the beginning of something we know will be truly special, join our team. We look forward to speaking with you!

In your new role you will be:
• Leading a Programming team to achieve your project’s requirements 
• Working with the Programming team and Production to deliver the highest possible quality products 
• Planning and directing the work of the Programming team 
• Writing high quality code 
• Working with designers to implement gameplay and user interface elements to their specifications 
• Liaising with Quality Assurance to fix bugs 
• Ensuring stability of the development environment for the entire development team 
• Adhering to and enforcing Programming practices and Studio tech standards 
• Always thinking about how we can be better 

To be successful you will need to have:
• A Batchelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or the equivalent in experience  
• Strong Programming skills, proficiency in C#/C++ 
• Shipped multiple titles in either a lead or senior role 
• Experience in working with both client and backend server technologies would be beneficial 
• Excellent communication skills 
• Excellent debugging and optimisation skills 

You will also need to:
• Think critically, and apply analytical skills in resolving complex issues 
• Care about the games we are making and how they can be the best quality possible 
• Find and fix complex bugs in any area of the project 
• Create and own complex systems from start to finish 
• Author technical designs and best practices 
• Plan work and meet deadlines designated for team projects 
• Mentor less experienced Programmers
Salary Based on experience
Location Anywhere
Job Category Programming
Date posted 20/05/2019
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