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Sports Interactive

Gameplay Programmer

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Sports Interactive
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ London

Description

Position at Sports Interactive

Gameplay Programmer

Position Overview

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and committed gameplay / logic coders to join a talented and focused core gameplay team working on an exciting mobile project.

The candidates will preferably have online and mobile gaming experience, along with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for video games. In this role you will get the opportunity to turn great ideas into a great game.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within an experienced, talented and creative gameplay team
  • Maintain and improve existing gameplay systems
  • Design and implement new gameplay systems with a focus on maintainability, performance and attention to detail

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • BSc or equivalent degree in a relevant field
  • At least three years professional C++ experience
  • Familiar with gameplay design and coding (mobile and network programming a plus)
  • Passion for development of gameplay systems, with an emphasis on problem solving

Desirable

  • Strong interest in mobile and online gaming
  • iOS/Android native development experience
  • Knowledge of football and SI games
  • Examples of work or personal projects

Company Overview

Sports Interactive (SI) is a multi-award-winning game development studio and the world’s leading developer of sports management simulations. Founded in 1994, SI became a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA in 2006. Based at the Here East technology hub in Stratford, East London, the SI team continues to expand as it brings its titles to an ever-growing audience via an increasing variety of delivery platforms.

SI has enjoyed sustained commercial and critical success for its extremely detailed and immersive simulation experiences. Its games are amongst the highest-rated PC titles (according to Metacritic) and frequently occupy both the β€˜top selling’ and β€˜most played’ charts on Steam.

The Sports Interactive team is diverse and international, bringing together world class and high potential talent with a combined passion and drive for creating genre-defining games. Team members enjoy a flexible working schedule and a relaxed studio environment that encourages a close-knit, collaborative approach to game development.

SI is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief. Our studio has disabled access and facilities.

SI offers a generous benefits package to all full-time team members including gym membership, in-house massage therapy and private healthcare (including dental). The studio is also a London Living Wage employer and proudly boasts one of the lowest staff turnover rates in the industry with just over 30% of the current full-time team members having been at the studio for 10 years or longer. SI also has many longstanding partnerships with leading charities, local schools and major sporting organisations.

This job description is an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities of the post as at the time of writing but will be changed from time to time as the job is a career development job which will be adjusted according to the progress of the job holder. It does not form part of the contract of employment.