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Gameplay Programmer - Start up
Liverpool, Merseyside - 14 days ago

Job Detail

Job Type: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £0 - £70000/annum

Overview

We’re looking for a creatively minded gameplay programmer to come and work with us at our Liverpool based studio. Nestled deep in the heart of the city’s digital creative hub, the Baltic Triangle, we strive to hire talented, passionate individuals from a variety of backgrounds to help us create imaginative and diverse worlds. It’s all about your ability to innovate and willingness to be genuinely creative.

As a game programmer you will work closely with our design team to conceive of and implement gameplay systems. Using Unreal Engine 4, you will develop and maintain the tools and systems necessary for designers to create missions, build complex gameplay mechanics and tweak and balance the game. Your work will involve all areas of gameplay engineering including game mechanics, animations, user interface, physics and VFX

Key Responsibilities:

• Rapid prototyping of immersive gameplay using Unreal Engine 4 Blueprints and C++

• Cross discipline collaboration to iteratively develop and showcase concepts

Requirements:

• Creatively minded

• Aptitude for creating fun and engaging experiences

• Familiarity with programming concepts for AI, physics, animation and gameplay

• Strong math skills

• Great communication skills

• Excellent problem-solving abilities

• Enthusiastic and broadly knowledgeable gamer

• Prior experience as a programmer working on at least one shipped title

Desirable Experience:

• Hands-on Unreal Engine 4 Blueprint development

• Source control systems such as Perforce

• Experience with character scripting, animation state machines and animation blending

• Experience of profiling and optimization

• Experience working as a programmer on shipped AA or AAA titles

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