Team Lead – Porting Engineer

Porting and Co-Dev - Huge Variety of Games - Growing Team

Milton Keynes
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Team Lead – Porting Engineer – 12962

Are you an experienced engineer with strong programming fundamentals? Do you enjoy optimising and rendering within Unity? This could be the perfect role for you!

As a Team Lead and Porting Engineer in Milton Keynes you will have hybrid working options so keep your work flexible. You will be delivering on porting challenging games whilst leading a team of developers also working on porting projects. You have the chance to contribute to a company which is building a suite of Software-as-a-Service products for indie game devs to offer them self-service tools for porting. 

This studio works on creative indie games and pride themselves on solving challenging problems in small teams. Quality always comes first in the release of all titles, as well as in their new software-as-a-service project. As they are continuing to grow rapidly, this is a great time to join their team! 


  • Background in programming and extensive prior experience developing software using C/C++
  • Understanding of orientated programming principles and of rendering and optimisation in Unity
  • Experience of Unity development
  • Experience in either C/C++/C# and Java is helpful with ability to transfer


  • Understanding the goals and the targets to drive porting projects to completion on time to a high standard
  • Acting as a senior contributor to projects and leading the porting of titles to major consoles alongside the quality assurance teams
  • Driving the internal efficiency through the proactive development of internal tools, with a heavy focus on automation which allows us to work smarter
  • Taking guidance from the CEO to ensure the work is all scheduled and delivered in line with the business’s priorities with regular reviews
  • Leading and mentoring the development team towards the goals of the company and the porting deadlines

Think this could be the perfect role for you? Contact Katie at for further information…

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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