Senior Gameplay Programmer (Remote Options) – Liverpool, UK

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Job Description

Senior Gameplay Programmer (Remote Options)

Firesprite – Liverpool, UK

We are supporting Firesprite's search for a Senior Gameplay Programmer to expand the live ops pipeline of their already established action adventure title that's full of imagination, creativity, and adventure!

As a Senior Gameplay Programmer you will be responsible for developing and maintaining user facing systems and overall architecture.

Your responsibilities will include…

  • Prototype, implement, iterate and polish new and existing gameplay mechanics and associated systems
  • Respond to design feedback to help meet the creative vision of the game
  • Provide constructive input to and feedback on potential new features during the initial design, prototyping, iteration, and polish stages
  • Be a point of contact for designers, artists, and other coders for the systems you create and maintain

The skills and experience you'll bring to the role…

  • Strong knowledge of, and experience of programming in C++
  • Learning specific areas of and debugging issues in large and complex C++ based codebases, that utilise custom tools and engines
  • Experience profiling and optimising CPU performance of real-time and networked/multiplayer/online oriented systems
  • General software engineering knowledge, such as OOP, design patterns & API development
  • Confidence working with 3D maths, vectors, matrices, linear algebra
  • Relatable experience in a similar role
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with Console development

Bonus XP if you have any of the following…

  • An intuition for, and interest in, ‘game feel’
  • Approachable, with a proactive attitude towards cross discipline communication
  • A willingness and desire to learn, adapt and work outside of your comfort zone
  • Self-motivated, and able to self-manage and prioritise own workload
  • Experience mentoring junior members of the team

The perks and benefits on offer include…

  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance
  • Pension Plans
  • Work remotely within the UK
  • Training & Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Get in touch for a confidential chat about the role, studio and their culture.

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834777.

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