Senior Gameplay Network Programmer

Massive Multiplayer Game – Multi-Platform Projects – Up to 3 Remote Days Per Week

Location
City of London
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
£65,000
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Senior Gameplay Network Programmer in London 

Are you a Network Programmer with a strong track record of shipping AAA games? Looking for a new technical challenge at a top studio? If so, look no further! Read on to find out more... 

As a Senior Gameplay Network Programmer at this studio in London, you will be working to develop network technologies across all projects to improve player experience. This involves researching and implementing game mechanics, ensuring the techniques you use allow for optimal results, identifying risks, and mentoring junior team members, as well as more. 

This huge indie studio is home to some diverse projects with top-grossing mobile games, major IPs and original titles, they take pride in creating challenging and inspiring games to thrill their audiences and keep them on top of their game. With plans for huge expansion across all of their studios worldwide, this is the perfect time to join them and work on a brand-new project. 

Senior Gameplay Network Programmer responsibilities: 

  • Assist in choosing real-time multiplayer network technology 
  • Implement multiplayer game mechanics and infrastructure for the studio 
  • Own project features in this area throughout the project from prototyping to maintenance 
  • Mentor junior members of the team, help build their skills and uphold best practices 
  • Identify risks and obstacles and generate solutions 

Essential requirements for this role in London: 

  • Experience with developing one or more real-time multiplayer game 
  • Strong knowledge of Photon Unity Network, or similar 
  • Have shipped one or more AAA game 
  • Experience with mobile and multi-platform projects 
  • Maths and programming skills in C# or C++ 
  • Understanding of readable and robust code 
  • Knowledge of performance considerations, memory management, multiple processor use, runtime optimisation, and more 
  • Experience with Unity3D or other 3D game engines 
  • Able to test and debug code written by others 

Think you’d be a good fit for this role? We’d love to hear from you! Contact Katie on kj@skillsearch.com or apply online using the form below. 

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: Senior Gameplay Network Programmer, Game Programmer, Network Programmer, Game Developer, Game Dev, AAA, C#, C++, Unity3D, Unity Engine, Remote Jobs, UK Jobs, London Jobs 

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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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