Lead Developer

Porting Indie Game - Remote within South of UK - Work on Next Gen Games

Remote within the UK
Job Type
Salary on application
11 days ago

Do you have Unity and C# experience, and are you seeking a new remote job in southern England? Skillsearch is looking for a Lead Developer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a Lead Developer, you will work on some of the most exciting indie games on all major consoles, PC and mobile. 

In your first few weeks in this Porting Engineer role, you can expect to: 

  • Act as a senior individual contributor on the highest value projects 
  • Direct the porting of titles to major consoles alongside partner developers and quality assurance teams 
  • Lead and mentor development team members towards the company goals and porting deadlines 
  • Take on new technical challenges to solve complex and new problems. 

To succeed in this role, you will need to be an experienced Engineer with excellent programming fundamentals and several years of experience in Unity. You will also require the following: 

  • Background in programming and extensive prior experience developing software using C / C++ and employing object-orientated programming principles 
  • Time management skills, self-motivated with an aptitude for problem-solving 
  • Console experience, along with an ability to take on new technical challenges while motivating and mentoring other team members to do the same 
  • An interest in optimisation and rendering within Unity (beneficial). 

You will receive an excellent salary and benefits package for your knowledge, expertise and flexibility. 

If this full-time remote Lead Developer job motivates and inspires you, please contact Katie from Skillsearch at kj@skillsearch.com today. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Katie Jones

Senior Game Development Consultant

Katie is our candidate queen and spends her time listening to people paint pictures of their dream job ready for whenever that job pops up. As one of our resident Women in Games Ambassadors, Katie is an advocate for women getting the job they want and deserve in the Games Industry! Her claim to fame is meeting the Queen which in turn led to movie stardom (sort of)- ask her about it!

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