Lead Unity Developer

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City of London
Job Type
21 days ago

If you have Unity game development experience and an interest in making mobile games, Skillsearch has an exciting opportunity for you. We are helping a London-based mobile games developer & publisher find a full-time Lead Unity Developer for their passionate and inclusive team. The role offers a salary of £70,000 and a wide range of benefits. 

As part of the Central London studio, you will be guiding the gameplay team of one of the company's successful games within a cross-functional team. Collaborating with designers, artists, and other programmers across the studio, you will work on challenges and problems around making, releasing, and maintaining a successful mobile game. 

During your first few weeks in this Lead Unity Developer role, you can expect to: 

  • Guide the development of game programming for gameplay, player controls, game simulation behaviours, AI, meta-game behaviour, user interface, visual effects, audio effects, analytics hooks, and social features 
  • Guide a team of gameplay programmers, using your experience and insight to give them support on how best to build new features, improve team synergy and develop their skills 
  • Design and write code in a maintainable and easily updatable manner, maintaining this ethos across the development team 
  • Write tools where necessary to empower artists and designers to make the game as much as possible 

This Unity Developer role would suit someone who would like a lot of impact and autonomy, and who likes being involved in the decision-making process. Proven commercial Unity games development experience is required, preferably in mobile games but console or PC will also be considered. Additional requirements include: 

  • Excellent technical design and code skills in C# 
  • At least 3 commercial titles developed in Unity from start to release, having gone through a full QA cycle, and preferably beyond post-release support developing updates or DLC 
  • Previous experience guiding and/or mentoring junior, intermediate and senior programmers 
  • A passion/interest for making mobile games and exploring new approaches to development within the Free-to-Play field 

As a vital member of our team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, we will provide a favourable salary and benefits, such as: 

  • Enhanced Maternity (18 weeks) and Paternity leave (6 weeks) 
  • Flexible working hours & remote working 3 days per week 
  • 4-day work week (30 hours/week) 
  • Stock Options 
  • Private health care and more! 

Please get in touch with Chay from our team today at cp@skillsearch.com to apply if this Lead Unity Developer job in London sounds right for you. 


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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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Chay Peters

Games Programming Resourcer

Chay works alongside Katie and Ryan as a Games Programming Resourcer after a dramatic career change from being a plumber, so you can be sure to count on Chay to get you unstuck from an unideal job and smoothly into a new role! Don’t worry, he’s also got a gaming background with his favourite series being Modern Warfare and of course Crash Bandicoot, so with these combined skills he’s sure to bag you the role you’ve been waiting for!

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