Senior Game Programmer

Established Multimillion Selling IP - Relocation Assistance - Rapidly Growing Indie Studio

Job Type
Day rate on application
16 days ago

Our client is looking for a skilled and collaborative Lead Programmer to join an inclusive team in Toronto. This full-time Lead Programming role comes with a favourable salary, many excellent benefits and the chance to work in a prime Toronto location. 

As a Lead Programmer, you will direct and manage a programming team at technical and personnel levels. You will also provide an estimated time to complete programming tasks and be committed to meeting them. You'll help set up best coding practices and conduct regular code reviews. 

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

  • Encourage and help guide the creation of technical design documents 
  • Set up a process to review the game on a regular intervals during the development cycle and identify areas of improvement 
  • Collaborate directors, designers and production to ensure efficient development practices 

To apply for this role, you will need proficiency in C++ and at least 5 years of professional video game programming experience. You will also require the following: 

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineers, or equivalent 
  • Previous leadership/mentorship experience or leadership interest and potential 
  • Good knowledge of programming languages and software engineering practices 
  • Experience developing AAA titles on multiple console platforms 
  • Experience in unreal 4 or similar engines 

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package for your inclusive and committed approach. 

To apply for this Full-time Senior Game Programmer job in Toronto, please get in touch with Sam today at Please refer any friends or colleagues for this role or direct them to our Careers page on our website 

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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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Sam Moss

North American Development Consultant

Sam works on our Development team, with a focus on the North American market. When he’s not scouting out the best talent across the pond, you can find him strolling on Brighton seafront and checking out all of our home town’s best pubs and beach bars! Sam is a talented bodybuilder and is just as talented at speed eating as he once ate 50 chicken wings in under ten minutes! Think you can beat that or are looking for a new development role in North America? Get in touch with Sam today.

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