Lead C++ Programmer - Hire projects & New IPs

Best-Selling Games - Relaxed Working Environment - Diverse Team

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Lead C++ Programmer in Leeds

We are looking for a talented Programmer to join this best-selling Leeds Studio in a Lead role, to strengthen and shape their teams. As a Lead Programmer you will liaise with teams across the studio to facilitate development and ensure stability. All whilst mentoring less experienced programmers and keeping standards high.

This studio is home to several best-selling games and is extremely proud to have a team made up of highly experienced developers with diverse backgrounds. Existing team members here have worked on some of the most famous and successful video games to date, meaning they are set up to thrive and flourish, which they undoubtedly are doing so far!

The team here works on hire projects as well as developing their own, providing support to existing titles whilst delivering new titles from idea conception to game completion. Meaning they have in the past, and are currently, working on creating new titles for themselves on various platforms, as well as for other studios and publishers.

Lead Programmer responsibilities:

  • Operate closely with teams of all disciplines
  • Mentor less experienced programmers
  • Assist in planning

Key requirements for this role in Leeds:

  • Have contributed to several shipped titles
  • Highly skilled at C++
  • Programming experience in a wide range of development areas

It is an exciting time to join this studio as they work towards their next generation of games whilst developing their own IP. Based in Leeds, you will certainly be well connected to the rest of the UK in this thriving and exciting city with excellent transport links.

Working at this studio, you will benefit from a friendly and relaxed working environment, with every team member encouraged to use their voice and have an input on the games they are creating, meaning you will certainly be able to leave your stamp on the work you do here!

If you’d like to know more about this great opportunity, then contact KJ@skillsearch.com for a discussion about the role and to have your application considered. Alternatively, apply online directly by attaching your CV below.

Tags: Lead Programmer, C++, Unity, Unreal, DX12, Vulkan

A little bit about the city: Leeds

As the UK’s fourth largest city, Leeds is considered the most successful business, financial and legal hub outside of London across the UK and has often been rated as one of the best places to live in the UK on cost of living and happiness factors. Although a big city, Leeds city centre is actually very compact, taking only 30 minutes to walk from one side to another. Home to cultural legends such as Alan Bennett and Damien Hirst, as well as being full of galleries and museums, culture is one thing Leeds is not short of. Although historically an industrial city, Leeds isn’t all factories and traffic! With a variety of green spaces, parks and good schools, this city is a great option if considering relocating with a family.

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Reference: A010240

Company Benefits

eE Flexible working
hH Cycle to work scheme
jJ Game jams
kK Team & company entertainment
nN Relaxed working environment
oO Childcare support

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Reference: A010240

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