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Gameplay Programmer (Live Service)

LOCATION

Liverpool, UK / Remote within UK

DURATION

Permanent

SALARY

We offer a very competitive package, which is dependent on experience.

THE ROLE

We are looking for a Gameplay Programmer to work closely with a respected client to expand the live ops pipeline of their already established title, full of imagination, creativity, and adventure!

This is project entails a deep partnership with a well-respected and prestigious client, working with them to extend their live ops pipeline for their action-adventure title, delivering varied and compelling content for their recurring player base.

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • 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.
ROLE REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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.
  • At least 2 years relatable experience in a similar role
  • Experience with Unreal Engine.
  • Experience with Console development.
ADDITIONAL OR DESIRED SKILLS:
  • 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.

If you believe you have the right skills and experience for a role on an exciting new project, please email your C.V. and supporting portfolio to jobs@firesprite.com with the Job Reference or hit the apply button below.

Job Reference: CN-GPG-01