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Senior / Lead Programmer (Game Development)

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Lead Senior Programmer/ Developer (Game Development)
Location:  Wakefield
Salary:  £45,000 – £55,000 (DOE)
Permanent, Full-time.

Our client, an exciting AAA games development house, is expanding rapidly and we are keen to talk to Lead Games Programmers. whether you come Lead Programmer role or a specific background such as Unity Lead or Unreal Lead programmer, we would like to hear from you.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the teams with your technical knowledge and experience.
  • Reviewing schedules and technical planning for projects.
  • Working with the Production team to ensure timely delivery of projects.
  • Being a technical contact for external Games partners for their projects.
  • Ensure risks are identified and appropriate plans put in place.

About you:

  • Games Development experience in a Senior, Lead or Management role.
  • Team Management experience including production schedules and technical documentation.
  • Experience with reviewing job applications and undertaking interviews for potential new staff.
  • Ability to communicate cross-discipline on technical subjects to ensure clear and concise requirements are understood by all stakeholders for planned work.
  • Advanced knowledge/experience developing games with Unity or Unreal.
  • Advanced C# knowledge including games architecture and optimization experience.

What would make you stand out:

  • Ability to prototype and introduce new technical solutions.
  • Advanced knowledge of one or more programming specialisms – Systems, AI, Rendering, Networking, UI.
  • Experience developing games on console platforms – Xbox One, PS4, Switch.

The Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Subsidised gym membership.
  • An attractive share scheme and bonus scheme.
  • Plenty of social events.

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Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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