Associate Lead Gameplay Engineer (Hybrid)

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Posted 13 February 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationRoyal Leamington Spa
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePaul Walker

Job description

Aardvark Swift is supporting Playground Games in their search for an Associate Lead Gameplay Engineer to join their Fable team.

As a first-party Xbox Game Studio, they are passionate about making genre-defining games that are accessible and beautiful for their players. They are excited to be rebooting the much-loved Fable franchise and are expanding their diverse team to create a new classic in the action RPG genre.

As an Associate Lead Gameplay Engineer, you will work with the gameplay engineering team to foster a highly technical and collaborative group. You will be responsible for setting team goals, ensuring delivery of work, and helping shape the technology. 

Your responsibilities…
  • Work with stakeholder groups to identify gameplay features, engineering requirements, and timelines
  • Manage goals and ensure delivery of work for a team of engineers.
  • Work with multi-discipline to understand and prioritise dependencies
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 4 years of engineering experience, with demonstrable work on 1 or more published titles (ideally AAA)
  • Experience leading a team of engineers
  • High level of proficiency with C++
  • Keen collaboration and delivery mindset
  • Genuine passion for video games
  • Experience with custom, proprietary engines is a plus