Lead Gameplay Programmer

20+ AAA Projects - Entertainment Allowance - Incredibly Talented Team

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If you have DevOps or software dev experience and are seeking a new remote role, Skillsearch wants to hear from you! Our client is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, and the role comes with a salary of up to £80,000 and benefits package. 

This role is available for remote work in the UK, Spain or Canada. Or via an umbrella company in Poland, Netherlands, Hungary and Ireland. 

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do: 

  • Design and implement functionality for AAA external clients 
  • Lead a team of Principal, Senior and non-Senior Engineers, with responsibility for performance management and development 
  • Identify and highlight any potential risks in the solutions that are being worked on 
  • Solve problems through the application of sound software engineering principles 
  • Continuously work to minimise technical and maintenance issues 

To apply for this role, you'll need an extensive track record of commercial experience in game development, with at least four shipped games. You'll also require: 

  • Prior experience in mentoring team members 
  • Excellent C++ programming skills 
  • Experience in supporting HR initiatives including development discussions, recruitment and performance management 
  • Knowledge of Unreal (UE4 or UE5), Unity and other proprietary engines (preferable) 
  • Experience with smart or mobile devices would (a plus) 

In return for your dedication and commitment, we will provide an attractive salary of up to £80,000. 

Please reach out to Katie from the team today at kj@skillsearch.com to apply or register your interest in this full-time remote Lead Gameplay Programmer position. 

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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Senior Game Development Consultant Katie Jones

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