Senior Gameplay Programmer – Nottingham, UK

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Senior Gameplay Programmer

Dambuster Studios – Nottingham, UK

UK Remote Options

We are supporting Deep Silver Dambuster Studios with their search for a Senior Gameplay Programmer. They are looking for a seasoned programmer, with experience working on AAA game titles, to create systems and features for their next instalment in the iconic Dead Island franchise.

Your work will enable the wider team to deliver a truly immersive gameplay experience for this popular zombie action survival franchise. Being a Senior Gameplay Programmer, you will be expected to take ownership over specific projects and provide ad-hoc mentorship to more junior members of the team to help them develop.

Are you already an experienced Senior Gameplay Programmer or a Gameplay Programmer ready to step up and work on an outstanding AAA title? We want to hear from you!

The studio recognises that it is unlikely that any one person will meet all of the criteria outlined below. You may have attributes or skills that may be even more crucial to their success, so please do get in touch if you feel you have something special to offer this role.

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • Several years of experience working in a software engineering role
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills
  • Strong 3D maths, software engineering, and problem solving skills
  • The ability to identify opportunities to optimise code in order to remain within performance and memory budgets
  • The ability to understand and debug other programmers' code
  • A desire to learn new skills and build on existing abilities
  • Should be able to work amongst cross discipline groups in the delivery of shared goals
  • Great communication skills, friendly, open-minded, positive, self-motivated, proactive, and willing to take direction
  • The ability to provide ad-hoc mentorship and support to more junior team members

The following will earn you BONUS POINTS:

  • Experience of console development
  • Previous experience working in a specialist area e.g. AI, physics, networking, or audio
  • Scripting or other modern general purpose languages e.g. C#, Python, or Javascript
  • A genuine interest in playing games
  • Third party game engine experience

Interested in learning more?

Get in touch for a confidential chat!

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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