Lead Unreal Engineer (Remote)

Posted 08 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameIvan Cannon

Job description

We’re working with the brilliant emerging talent, Warp Digital, to hire a Lead Unreal Engineer.

The studio are currently working on the new survival MMO Dune: Awakening, where you will be working closely other members of the team to develop the project on next-generation platforms. You will be working on the gameplay team working on a large-scale survival title set in the Dune universe.

Your responsibilities…

  • Handle the underlying architecture for the game or backend systems
  • Oversee the work being done by any other developers working on the project
  • Ensure that the best practices, development processes, and coding standards are followed by all team members
  • Act as a mentor for new or junior software developers or programmers, as well as for all the members on the development team
  • Ownership of development plans and have supervisorial responsibilities in delegating work and ensuring that software projects come in on time and under budget
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 5+ years of professional experience in game development at a senior or lead level
  • Excellent knowledge of software architecture and software patterns
  • Prior experience in managing teams of programmers
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4
  • Large experience with C++
  • Strong communication skills

It's a bonus if you have…

  • Experience working on one or more released titles
  • Experience with large scale networking projects
  • Prior experience working on multiplayer games
  • Knowledge of Agile principles and methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban
  • Experience working remotely with a third-party development partner

Perks and benefits include...

  • Annual salary review
  • Company pension
  • Private health care
  • Free Udemy courses at any experience level
  • Regular social events and wrap parties