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Senior Progammer - Gaming - Hybrid/South West England

Job description

Are you a programming veteran excelling in C++?

Do you have shipped games under your belt with coding credits?

Are you excited to collaborate with a team of innovative and passionate developers in a seaside games studio that has the well-being of employees at the forefront of our ethics?

You'll be bringing your experience and knowledge to our robust coding department. Your work will be exciting and varied as your code touches all aspects of our Stealth Shooter IGI:Origins in Unreal Engine 5.

What you will be doing

  • Work closely with designers to translate features into clean and efficient code

  • You'll be producing prototypes of game-play ideas to explore their viability

  • Your knowledge of new game systems and tools will help us improve performance

  • You'll be implementing all technical aspects of games such as networking, animation, effects, UI, audio.

  • You'll assess and solve performance and memory issues in an existing code-base

  • You'll analyse, re-factor, and improve existing core technology and tools

  • You'll serve as a technical expert and provide support and feedback with our other programmers and as part of a larger team

  • You'll communicate with our design team and project leadership about the practical and technical concerns of proposed features and content, including time-frames and any relevant technical limitations

Your Skills

  • You have one or more shipped PC/console titles with engine or graphics credit

  • You have excellent knowledge of C++ and systems design skills

  • You're experienced with Unreal Engine programming on published titles

  • You have knowledge about engine low-level systems: graphics, physics, networking

  • You're a great problem-solver

  • You're proactive, autonomous and self-motivating

  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • You've achieved a BSc in Computer Science (or equivalent)

Tech Stack

  • Experience of one or more graphics API

  • Cross-platform (PC, Xbox, PS) development

  • Experience with build systems

  • Passion for first person shooters

DNA is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.

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