Senior Software Engineer – Florida, US

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Senior Software Engineer

Ghostpunch – Florida, US

Ghostpunch is an independent studio led by a team of industry veterans. They have years of experience working with some of the most successful companies in the games industry; and now they want to work with you! They have the skills, experience, and the passion to develop cutting-edge games for the console, PC, mobile, and XR markets…do you?

As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll be responsible for the conception and implementation of core engine game code, as well as debugging as needed.  You'll also be responsible for providing programming support for less experienced programmers.

Your day-to-day will include tasks such as:

  • Working with the Lead Programmer and Producer to determine game tasks and requirements
  • Participating in the game programming design process
  • Maintaining regular communication with other game development disciplines (i.e. art, design, and audio) in order to determine how their efforts will affect a game’s programming
  • Providing technical designs and specifications on all new features
  • Writing and debugging core engine game code
  • Anticipating, identifying, and articulating problem areas and developing preventative solutions
  • Writing advanced tools and other utilities to support work on projects
  • Assisting less experienced software engineers with various tasks as required
  • Accurately estimating the amount of time needed to complete each task assigned

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • Able to work independently with little to no supervision
  • A high level of oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to successfully communicate with artists, designers, and sound engineers
  • Strong general computer skills and experience (e.g. working knowledge of MS Office, e-mail, and internet applications)
  • Expert knowledge of C/C++
  • A working knowledge of assembly language
  • A deep understanding of game code design
  • The ability to write code for any aspect of a game
  • Hands-on knowledge of basic game design and implementation
  • In-depth understanding of gaming industry hardware and software trends
  • Up-to-date console product knowledge, including technical submission requirements and knowledge of burning equipment
  • Able to work in a collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • A strong desire to write game/engine code

The following would be required for this role:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years experience as a Programmer/Software Engineer in the games industry or an equivalent combination of education and practical work
  • A work history of programming/software design on at least two game products

Want to learn more about this exciting opportunity?

Get in touch with us!

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

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