Senior Unity Engineer (Remote)

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Posted 31 October 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePaul Walker

Job description

Outplay Entertainment are looking for a Senior Unity Engineer to join their programming team.

As a Senior Programmer at Outplay you will be a key member of the department responsible for major aspects of the project's code base, you’ll add your skill and experience and help establish world-class code for your project, team, and the wider studio, advising, instructing and innovating.

You will assume ownership over the delivery of a major feature or sub-system for your project, often overseeing an Engineer or Junior Software Engineer to complete delivery, and collaborate with Lead Engineers to establish and communicate the engineering approach for large sections of the code base, steering code at a high level whilst taking direct responsibility for more complex aspects of the game.

In addition to overseeing the engineering output of junior colleagues, you'll keep on eye out for ways the team can improve efficiency and working practices.

Your responsibilities will also include…
  • Participating in the engineer hiring process for engineering roles across the studio
  • Advising and mentoring mid and junior colleagues, supporting them in developing their skills and abilities
  • Updating pipeline documentation
  • Responsibility for content creation and review in the build
  • Enhancing the code community by knowledge sharing at Outplay via academy workshops
  • Helping assess and enhance the culture and morale of the code team
  • Championing projects, and reporting on and representing the code effort
  • Providing clear and insightful direction and troubleshooting issues
  • Maintaining an understanding of the skills and strengths of your team

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Effective time management skills
  • A focused on producing high-quality work
  • Self-starter instincts and comfortable working with little to no oversight
  • Able to shift between micro-and macro-level views of a project
  • Adaptable to changes in production resources, project scope, and goals
  • Able to communicate well-considered, accurate timescales for delivery and can anticipate where issues may arise ahead of commitment

Perks and benefits include…
  • Private medical and dental care
  • 33 days of holiday
  • Employee assistance package
  • Bonus Scheme
  • EMI Share Option Scheme
  • Comprehensive Well-Being Package

Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in the UK. To date, the studio’s games have received over 160 million downloads, have been featured multiple times as Apple’s Editors’ Choice, won TIGA awards and received a BAFTA nomination.

With a passionate focus on making the best games, their talented and dynamic team has developed several critically acclaimed and award-winning games with Gordon Ramsay’s Chef Blast and Mystery Match Village are the latest titles in the portfolio, Outplay continue to deliver the high-quality visuals, production values and casual yet engaging gameplay they are known for and have an exciting pipeline of future titles in development.