Gameplay Software Engineer – Farnborough, UK

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Gameplay Software Engineer

Ballistic Moon – Farnborough, UK (Remote Options)

Do you have what it takes to support the development of an exciting AAA (and very hush hush) title? We are currently supporting Ballistic Moon in their search for a Gameplay Software Engineer who will be required to work on prototyping game systems for one of their new projects.

Ballistic Moon is a new independent game studio, based in the South East of England. They’re a growing, passionate team of highly experienced developers, focused on creating exceptional and innovative games for next generation platforms. They’re currently working with a AAA publisher in the early stages of a major new project, as well as their own IP, and require additional team members to help realise their shared ambition.

Your day-to-day will involve:

  • Create and build prototypes for new & ground-breaking features
  • Build and maintain gameplay features & systems across multiple platforms
  • Collaborate with both the Lead Programmer and the Director of Technology (Founder & Owner)Collaborate with design, art and production

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • Excellent understanding of software engineering and software design
  • Excellent C++ skills
  • Outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Clear communication and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to own and manage large portions of a codebase
  • Capable of working well with other members of the development team and the founders
  • Proficient in the use of modern IDEs; preferably Visual Studio
  • 3+ years experience in C++ software development in video games
  • At least one major shipped title
  • Thorough experience with writing modern systems architecture for game engines
  • Solid UE4 experience

The following knowledge and skills will earn you BONUS POINTS:

  • IdTech 6 (or later)
  • Decima
  • Having worked within an agile development environment
  • Have built rapid prototypes
  • Passionate gamer
  • Ambition
  • Not afraid to fail

If you are interested in applying for this role or discussing your specific situation in a confidential way, get it touch!

Email paul.w@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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