Lead Programmer

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Job Title Lead Programmer
Job Category Lead Programmer
Job Description We are very excited to be working on the new open-world multiplayer game using the Dune IP and we are looking for a Lead Programmer to help us achieve our goals. You will work closely other members of the team to develop Dune on next-generation platforms. You will be working on a large-scale survival title set in the Dune universe.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the underlying architecture for the game or backend systems.
  • Oversee the work being done by any other developers working on the project.
  • Be sure that the best practices, development processes, and coding standards are followed by all team members.
  • Act as a mentor for new or junior software developers or programmers, as well as for all the members on the development team.
  • Ownership of development plans and have supervisorial responsibilities in delegating work and ensuring that software projects come in on time and under budget.

Benefits
  • Fair working hours – We believe in a good work/life balance, so we offer a crunch-free environment
  • Holiday Allowance – We offer 25 days annual leave entitlement, plus all 8 UK bank holidays
  • Annual Salary Review – Every year we will review and consider everyone’s salary for increase
  • Company Pension – Employer contribution matching on the UK government automatic enrolment scheme
  • Continued Learning – We offer free Udemy courses at any experience level, for those wanting to go deeper
  • Quarterly Events – Join us every quarter as we take a load off for a fun event, meal and drinks
  • Project Wrap Parties – It’s important to celebrate the victories, when your project ends you can look forward to a well-deserved meal and drinks
  • Food and Drink – Free tea, coffee, soft drinks and food, all available in our office fridge
  • Central London Location – All of the above is available in our fantastic central London space, only two stops from London Bridge

Requirements
  • 5+ years of professional experience in game development.
  • A. or B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Game Design or other Technical degree.
  • Excellent knowledge of software architecture and software patterns.
  • Prior experience in managing teams of programmers.
  • Large experience with C++.
  • Strong communication skills

Bonus Points
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4 and the Blueprint scripting language.
  • Experience working on one or more released titles.
  • Prior experience working on multiplayer games.
  • Knowledge of Agile principles and methodologies, including SCRUM and KANBAN.
  • Experience working remotely with a third-party development partner

Salary
Location UK & Europe
Job Category Programming
Date posted 16/02/2021
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