Senior Physics Programmer (Hybrid)

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Posted 08 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameAdam Perry

Job description

Rocksteady Studios have partnered with us to bring onboard a Senior Physics Programmer to support their team of experienced Physics Programmers.

As a Senior Physics Programmer, you’ll join the Physics Code team and create and maintain physics based systems and gameplay, as well as supporting teams across Rocksteady on current and future projects.

Your responsibilities...
  • Ownership of physically simulated features such as destruction, vehicles, character and cloth
  • Empowering other disciplines to make best use of third-party engines such as Nvidia PhysX as well as internally developed technology
  • Delivering features optimally and within schedule to project quality levels
  • Anticipating and identifying requirements, and developing solutions for technical and workflow issues
  • Research and development into current and next gen technologies to push the limits of game development in current and future projects
  • Being a positive, active, and contributing team member, both within the team and across the studio
  • Guiding and mentoring less experienced Physics Programmers
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role...
  • Advanced understanding of C++ and real-time physics simulation
  • Experience with PhysX and Unreal or similar engines
  • Excellent communication skills and a passion for collaboration
  • Collaborator with an appreciation of the importance of listening to others
  • An interest in game design and the concerns of other game development disciplines would be highly beneficial
Rocksteady provides a host of perks and benefits including…
  • Relocation support and assistance, support for your relocation and visa application costs
  • Private medical and dental cover for you and your family
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Family support policies including enhanced parental leave and access to emergency childcare
  • Flexitime policies so you can work at the times that make sense for you
  • 25 days annual leave plus UK public holiday, and 2 optional and additional days for volunteering
  • Exercise subsidy for gym membership and exercise programmes, choose what works for you
  • Subsidised train travel and a cycle to work scheme
  • Regular wellbeing events and a subscription to the mindfulness app Headspace
  • Access to learning courses and resources to upskill yourself
  • Social events throughout the year, and regular lunches with your team in studio or delivered if you're working remotely
  • In-house game and book library, access to all DC Comics on Comixology, access to the Warner Media Screeners app that’s over 18k films and 25k episodes of TV!
  • Parties, guest speakers, activity groups, games competition, private screenings of Warner movies
Rocksteady’s philosophy for game development is all about treating people well to create quality entertainment that stands the test of time. They built their success by combining genre-defining gameplay and character-driven cinematic narrative with AAA production values.

Born in the heart of London, their multicultural team takes inspiration from the culture and history of one of the most diverse cities in the world, from all of this, came the widely celebrated Batman: Arkham series!