Senior Physics Programmer

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Posted 09 August 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameChristopher Redgrave

Job description

Aardvark Swift has joined forces with the phenomenal studio Red Kite Games to find their next Senior Physics Programmer. This studio specialises in AAA development mainly for PC and Console, with a huge portfolio of varying genres. 
This is a fantastic opportunity to play a pivotal role in helping build a vehicle physics system from the ground up on what will become a ground-breaking title competing with some of the best AAA games out there. You will contribute to the programming team's collective knowledge and help to architect, plan and troubleshoot development, in order to deliver on the high-level vision for the game. 

You will join an experienced group of talented developers who share a passion for creating AAA-quality games.  Your skills and perspective will complement a team built on transparency, trust, and integrity; a team who are not afraid to challenge ourselves in the pursuit of excellence.

Your responsibilities...
  • Work closely with Code Leadership to plan, estimate, and write high-quality performant vehicle code
  • Work closely with Game and Level Designers, reviewing gameplay feature specifications and providing specific insights where possible
  • Contribute to regular code reviews, championing code quality and best practices
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Excellent working knowledge of C++
  • Experienced in developing vehicles, features, and systems on at least one published title
  • Experience working alongside Gameplay and AI teams to expose parameters and control systems for their needs
  • Understanding of what makes a vehicle feel “responsive and fun”
  • Be receptive to feedback, evolving Designs, and iteration
  • Excellent communication skills
Perks and benefits include…
  • Relocation support & visa sponsorship
  • Annual bonus
  • Life assurance, income protection and critical illness
  • Flexitime
  • Early finish fridays
  • 5 learning & development days per year – Including Udemy access
  • Employee assistance programme – Including health, mental health and wellbeing support
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay