Senior Physics Programmer (UK Remote)

Rocksteady Studios logo
Posted 08 December 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

Rocksteady want to bring in a Senior Physics Programmer to work on Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League as the studio approaches the title’s launch date in early 2024.

As a Senior Physics Programmer at the world-renowned Rocksteady, you will be creating and maintaining physics-based systems and gameplay, as well as supporting teams across Rocksteady until the title is shipped. Excitingly, once Kill the Justice League is shipped the role will then move into a R&D role in preparation for their move to UE5 and creating the foundation for their next release.

Your responsibilities…
  • Ownership of a wide variety of physically simulated features such as destruction, vehicles, character, and cloth
  • Empowering team members from all other disciplines to make optimal use of third-party engines such as Nvidia PhysX as well as internally developed technology
  • Delivering features optimally and within schedule to appropriate quality levels
  • Proactively 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 more junior physics programmers in the team
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
  • A solid team player with an appreciation for the importance of listening to others
  • An interest in game design and the concerns of other game development disciplines
  • A passion for all kinds of video games
Perks and benefits…
  • 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