Lead Gameplay Engineer

Unannounced AAA MMORPG - New Studio - Growing Team

City of London
Job Type
Salary on application
2 days ago

Skillsearch is looking for a talented and dedicated Lead Gameplay Engineer to join our client's inclusive and thriving team. This full-time gameplay engineering role is based in London and offers a favourable salary and benefits.

As a flexible Lead Gameplay Engineer, you will work across disciplines to formulate a coherent gameplay delivery and quality plan. You will also work closely with the Technical Director to develop studio-wide technology strategies and processes.

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

  • Help develop designs and solutions to large-scale gameplay problems to facilitate the development of unique and world-class experiences
  • Liaise with other disciplines to reduce friction and streamline iteration and productivity
  • Inspire engineering excellence and high quality across the codebase
  • Mentor and encourage the development of your team and those around you
  • Work closely with the production team and directors group to inform project timelines

To apply for this gameplay engineering job, you must have shipped a AAA title in a senior or lead gameplay role or similar. You should also be a skilled C/C++ programmer and have an excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals and mathematics. In addition, you will require the following skills and expertise:

  • Familiarity with modern game engines, their architecture and capabilities
  • Knowledge of the intricacies and complexities of developing networked games and features
  • A genuine passion for online games and a good sense of game design and high quality in gameplay
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate within your team and across disciplines
  • A natural manager that loves to support and bring out the best in people

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture.

If this Lead Gameplay Engineer job in London sounds like the right career move for you, please get in touch with Ryan at Skillsearch today. We look forward to hearing from you!

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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Ryan Templeman

Principal Game Development Consultant & Game Development Team Lead

Ryan leads our dev team, focusing on scouting out the best programmers in the industry! We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead!  He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!

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