Senior Gameplay Programmer

Console/PC Games – C++ Role – Gaming Pioneers

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Senior Gameplay Programmer in Shanghai 

Are you a Game Programmer who is skilled in C++? Do you like the sound of joining a global game pioneer on their mission to create world-class games? If this sounds interesting, we could have the role you’ve been waiting for! Keep reading to find out more... 

As a Senior Gameplay Programmer at this studio in Shanghai, you will be working closely with the game design team to fulfil their gameplay and AI needs, whilst also supporting junior members of the team in their career development, creating code documentation, creating optimisations to code, and a whole lot more! 

This studio is a world leading creator and publisher of entertainment with an impressive portfolio of working with world-renowned brands and a passionate and dedicated team, working on the cutting-edge of gaming with 25 years of success, this studio is a great one to become a part of. 

Senior Gameplay Programmer responsibilities: 

  • Create features, modifications and optimisations to existing code 
  • Maintain strong relationships with Game Designers and Animators to understand AI/gameplay needs 
  • Take design requirements and use your knowledge of technical feasibility to identify risks and suggest improvements 
  • Turn complex feature requests into understandable and structured tasks 
  • Keep on top of implementation progress and update where needed 
  • Work closely with the gameplay programming team to support more junior members and ensure everyone is up to scratch on relevant domains 
  • Create high quality code documentation and ensure it is shared and understood by other team members 

Key requirements for this role in Shanghai: 

  • Extensive background of work on both online and offline projects in the games industry 
  • Highly skilled with C and C++ as well as using this with standard algorithms 
  • Examples of work that include a range of game systems such as Animation Realization, AI agents, Game Objects, Locomotion, Replication and others 
  • Experience with software design in the games industry (or similar industry experience) 
  • An analytical mind with an affinity for problem solving 
  • Business proficiency in written and spoken English 
  • It would also be beneficial if you have experience with programming on console projects and involvement in 1 or more shipped games 

Could this be the role for you? If you think so, don’t hesitate to get in touch! Contact Forrest on or apply online by submitting your CV in the form below now. 

Tags: Senior Gameplay Programmer, Senior Programmer, Game Programmer, C++ Programmer, Cpp Programmer, Games Jobs, China Jobs, Shanghai Jobs

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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Country Manager - China Forrest Hu

Forrest is taking on a novel role with us as our Country Manager for China, working in the games industry! With ten years' experience in HR and recruitment, if you’re after a new role or you’re a studio seeking new talent in China, Forrest is your man.    He’s a big fan of all things Marvel and LOTR, however his favourite movie of all time is Forrest Gump – and yes, that’s how he got his nickname! His biggest dream is to travel the world, so we hope he’ll stop by and see the rest of ...

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