Principal Gameplay Engineer – Leamington Spa, UK

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Principal Gameplay Engineer

Playground Games – Leamington Spa

Does the prospect of being the Principal Gameplay Engineer on Fable, the legendary open world action RPG, excite you? If so, you REALLY need to read on…

As a Principal Gameplay Engineer, you will help set the technical direction for the team. You will work with other disciplines to identify technological requirements for this AAA RPG, while planning and delivering robust, industry-leading gameplay systems and engine features.

You should be driven by a passion for software engineering, as well as motivating and mentoring others to deliver high quality, innovative solutions. You’ll 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:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally working on AAA console titles
  • Expert C++ and software architecture skills
  • Industry-leading knowledge of one or more specialist area
  • Proven autonomy in your work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A genuine passion for games

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world's most exciting games studios, using cutting edge technology to create world class games within a successful, highly talented, and collaborative team.

Playground Games was established back in 2010, bringing together some of the most experienced and talented developers from the UK games industry. With a vision to create genre-defining titles for a global audience, they have gone on to create four critically-acclaimed, award-winning hits. The Horizon games have garnered more than one hundred awards and have been played by many millions of fans.

Playground Games has two world-class studios in Leamington Spa. In their original HQ, they continue to support and grow the huge Horizon community. In their new studio, on the other side of town, they are excited to be developing Fable, a new beginning for the legendary franchise.

Interested in learning more?

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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