Lead Engine Engineer – Leamington Spa, UK

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Lead Engine Engineer

Playground Games – Leamington Spa, UK

Playground Games is looking for a Lead Engine Engineer to join their racing project development team.  You will lead an established group of Engineers, and work with them to drive forward the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

This is your chance to work for a studio who have a strong pedigree of creating critically acclaimed, award-winning, console games. Established in 2010, this studio has brought together some of the industry's most experienced and talented developers with a vision to create genre-defining titles for a global audience.

The last decade has seen the team go from strength-to-strength, and they are now expanding into a two project studio. As part of this expansion, they are in the process of recruiting for a talented Lead Engine Engineer…does that sound like you?

Your expert software architecture skills, and experience of delivering robust and re-usable code, will see you lead your team by example to achieve their goals. Under your leadership, your engineers will plan and deliver large, well-tested, game systems and pipelines. You will play a vital role in the ongoing development of their technology.
 
For this role, you should be driven by a passion for software engineering, as well as delivering high quality, innovative, solutions.  You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders, so your ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively is vital. You should be highly motivated and approachable, with a strong desire to push the boundaries of technology.

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed include:

  • A proven track record of successful planning and delivery
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • A history of mentoring and managing staff
  • A problem-solving mindset
  • Exceptional C++ and software architecture skills
  • A passion for games

Interested in learning more about this studio or the role?

Get in touch with us!

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

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