Lead Game Developer

Fully Remote Within Europe – Exciting Start-up – Build a Team Around You

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Remote Lead Game Developer 

We’re looking for a Game Developer who wants to take on a new challenge at a unique start-up studio... Sound interesting? Read on to find out more about this opportunity! 

As a Lead Game Developer at this studio, you will be working fully remotely – providing you are based in Europe. Within the role, you will be taking on a range of responsibilities from leading the development team, to driving new game ideas, defining the roadmap, and much more. It is essential for the role that you have experience working on a game throughout the entire development life cycle and that you are keen to learn Lua on the job. 

This studio is focused on creating engaging games and experiences through virtual spaces where players can meet online in a whole new way. You should be curious and passionate about what you do to fit in here as you lead your own development team. In return for your hard work you will get to enjoy a competitive salary, company stock, unlimited holiday, and a whole lot more. 

Lead Game Developer key responsibilities: 

  • Lead a development team 
  • Build and launch a new game and hold creative decision rights 
  • Drive new game ideation – defining concept and vision for gameplay mechanics 
  • Write clean and maintainable Lua code for cross-platform games 
  • Define and deliver feature roadmap 
  • Ensure there is a clear path to monetisation in the game planning 

Essential requirements for this remote role: 

  • Experience building, shipping and maintaining one or more high quality game – have worked on the full game life cycle from idea to shipping 
  • Experience using object-oriented programming languages such as Java or C# 
  • Experience with developing content for UX across platforms 
  • Open to learn Lua 

Are you up for the challenge? If so, get in touch today! Contact Katie on kj@skillsearch.com or apply online below now. 

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. 

Tags: Game Developer, Lead Developer, Game Dev, C#, Java, Lua, Start-Up, Online Games, Remote Jobs

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.

Whilst we would love to respond to every application due to the high numbers we receive we cannot guarantee this.

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