Senior Game Programmer (Hybrid)

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Posted 04 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePaul Walker

Job description

Aardvark Swift are working with Supermassive Games in their recruitment for a Senior Game Programmer. With a dedication to delivering high-end interactive drama, they are forging a unique and thrilling path in the games industry.

Supermassive Games is an award-winning game studio, renowned for creating innovative storytelling titles. Their impressive catalogue of games includes Until Dawn, a PS4 hit that received critical acclaim and The Dark Pictures Anthology - a series of standalone horror games. 

The studio has earned numerous accolades, including a BAFTA for Until Dawn and recognition from industry body TIGA. Supermassive Games also collaborates with GamesAid, other charities, and educational institutions to support good causes.

Your responsibilities…

  • Engineering brand new features from basic prototypes through to robust reusable systems
  • Crafting realistic and expressive characters
  • Creating innovative game mechanics and smooth responsive controls for their AAA projects         

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • 5+ Years’ experience in the games industry, having contributed to one or more shipped games on PC, Console, or mobile
  • Experience in C++
  • Knowledge of the technical requirements for a game
  • Detailed planning and consultation skills
  • Solid understanding and engagement in player experience and confident reproducing it in code

It’s a bonus if you have…

  • Knowledge of multiple game systems
  • Strong experience with at least one game engine and associated tools
  • Experience with VR or AR
  • Knowledge of animation systems to create believable human performances in software
  • An understanding of network coding for multiplayer game