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Lead Tools Programmer - Games

Job Title: Lead Tools Programmer - Games
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Industry:
Salary: Competitive salary
Start Date: 2018-12-07
Reference: LTPG
Contact Name: Robin Stallick
Contact Email: rstallick@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: December 07, 2018 11:22

Job Description

Our client is looking for an Experienced Tools Programmer to join their organisation, you will be working with Animation and Design teams, you will help make cutting-edge editors and craft a great user experience for their Creative departments. The tools you forge will be used for building content for AAA games on all current platforms (including mobile and console)

Main Responsibilities:
  • Maintain and develop software for other departments.
  • Maintain and develop automatic test suites for checking the quality of released tool chains.
  • Develop release and distribution mechanisms allowing Art and Design Leads the control they want for handling the distribution of new tools technology.
  • Assist with general game system code and server tool support.
  • Minimise platform specific or special case code.
  • Maximise re-use of code.
  • Ensure that code is designed and written to be robust and stable with minimal bugs
  • Ensure that code builds and any problems are resolved prior to committing.
  • Contributing to the ongoing development of tools-related technologies.
  • Identify poorly coded / implemented systems and restructure existing code to make it more efficient.
  • Debugging difficult problems.
  • Support Lead Programmer in supplying cover where required.
  • Assume responsibility for systems and be able to resolve problems when required.
  • Identify deficiencies across systems maintained by the team.
  • Assist Lead Programmer in designing architecture.
  • Undertake relevant on-the-job training where required and keep up to date with industry advancements and technologies.
  • Provide coaching to Senior Programmers, Programmers and Junior Programmers where appropriate and with direction from the Lead Programmer.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Computer Science, Maths or related subject.
  • Fluent in C++ and object oriented programming.
  • Knowledge of C#/WPF.
  • Sound knowledge of 3D maths.
  • Demonstrates dependability and commitment to projects / tasks.
  • Ability to think creatively to solve coding problems.
  • Flexible approach with the ability to adapt with change.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
 



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