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Keywords Studios

Senior Engine Programmer

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Keywords Studios
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Newcastle upon Tyne

Coconut Lizard are looking for a Senior Gameplay Programmer to join our team where we work on Sea of Thieves in Partnership with Microsoft Game Studios Rare Ltd.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Implementing new core engine systems
  • Refining existing core engine systems

Requirements

Skills we think you should have:

  • 5+ years' engine programming experience
  • Experience with mentoring and leading small teams
  • Excellent c++ knowledge
  • Experience with multithreaded development
  • Experience with low level CPU or assembly programming
  • Strong math skills
  • Ability to estimate task schedules and dependencies
  • Ability to write scalable, portable and efficient code
  • Knowledge of existing optimisation techniques
  • Experience with performance analysis tools
  • Ability to decipher and understand complex systems
  • Excellent problem solving skills

Skills we'd like you to have:

  • Professional experience shipping at least two titles
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • A background in console game development
  • Knowledge of technical documentation writing and maintaining

Benefits

Coconut Lizard is a great environment to not only work but to learn and improve. We offer the following benefits to ALL employees:

  • Very Competitive Salaries (based on UK comparisons)
  • 25 Days' Holiday Per Year PLUS Bank Holidays (bank Holidays dependent on country of residence)
  • Up to 10% Company Matched Pension
    • you pay in up to 10% of salary and we'll match it
  • Full Private Medical Insurance (PMI) - UK Residents only.
  • Medical Cashplan Scheme (dental/optical/...) - UK Residents only.
  • Annual Birthday Voucher
  • Christmas Bonus Scheme
  • Death in Service Cover
  • Fully Stocked Kitchen provided totally free with a selection of:
    • chocolates, donuts, cake, etc
    • soft drinks, coffee, teas, water, etc,
    • breakfast bars, nuts, fruit, healthy alternatives
  • Flexible Working Hours