Senior Unreal Programmer (Remote)

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Posted 10 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameShani Owen

Job description

We are supporting Variable State as they look for a Senior Unreal Programmer to join their team.

Their small, successful studio is growing; an award-winning indie games studio based in the UK. ‘Virginia’ is the studio's debut game, released in 2016; the game was nominated for multiple awards, including 4 Independent Games Festival awards and 3 BAFTA awards.

Your responsibilities…

  • Hands-on prototyping, developing, implementing, and maintaining key game systems
  • Deliver optimal solutions through creative thinking and technical innovation
  • Follow best practices, development processes, documentation, and coding standards
  • Work using Unreal Engine 5, in collaboration with the wider programming team
  • Work closely with other disciplines

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

  • 5+ years professional game development experience
  • Programming role on one or more commercially released game for console or PC
  • Experienced the full development lifecycle, from prototyping through to post-release support
  • Excellent C++, software design, optimisation, and debugging skills
  • Solid understanding of multiple Unreal Engine technologies such as AI, Physics, Animation, and Rendering
  • Strong communication skills with fluent English
  • Previous Experience developing AAA titles on console and PC platforms
  • Experience with other engines such as Unity, CryEngine, and GameMaker
  • Strong understanding with C#, Python, Maya, 3DSMax, Substance, ZBrush, or other DCC tools
  • Experience with Version Control software and Agile/Scrum methodologies