Lead Technology Programmer

Job Title: Lead Technology Programmer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus and pension scheme, private healthcare, 25 days holiday per year, Flexi-time, subsidised nights out
Start Date: 2018-07-25
Reference: LT/25718
Contact Name: Lakhvir Takhar
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 25, 2018 17:52

Job Description

Lead Technology Programmer (Console) – Birmingham – Full-time

Creative personnel are super excited to offer this magnificent opportunity to work with one of our most impressive clients based in Birmingham. Our client are looking for a highly skilled professional to join their team to become senior lead technology programmer on a brand new project. As an experienced and talented programmer you will need to be fluent in C++ and have exceptional maths skills.  As a part of this role you will be working in a wide variety of engine related areas, including abstracting low level APIs and writing new state of the art systems. In addition a perfect candidate will possess excellent communication skills and ideally have past experience in leading a team of programmers. Finally, our client offers a fantastic set of benefits which include; a bonus and pension scheme, private healthcare, 25 days holiday per year, Flexi-time, subsidised nights out.

  • Developing and enhancing various components of our proprietary engine and associated tools
  • Writing and optimising low level engine code
  • Assisting with performance tuning and ensuring we maintain target frame rates on all platforms
  • Managing and supporting a small team of programmers
  • Collaborating effectively with all areas of business
  • Being fluent in C++ and possess a solid grasp of advanced principles such as template meta-programming
  • You should have a solid grasp of at least one low level graphics API
  • Exceptional math skills required
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work within a team
  • Must have experience writing low level engine code on at least one current/next gen console
  • Very logical thinker
  • You will have at least two published console titles, and will have taken a senior role in the development of proprietary engine code
  • Previous experience of managing a team is a bonus


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