Intermediate Game Programmer

Code · Truro, Cornwall
Department Code
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Are you an experienced programmer familiar with C++? Do you have a shipped game under your belt with a coding credit?  Are you excited to collaborate with a team of innovative and passionate developers in a sea-side games studio that has the wellbeing of employees at the forefront of our ethics? AntiMatter Games asks you to read on!


You’ll be bringing your experience and knowledge to our robust coding department. Your work will be exciting and varied as your code touches all aspects of our online first person shooter ’83. 


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Translate designs and requirements into clean and efficient code
  • Create and iterate on features in an existing codebase, or from the genesis of a new project using effective, re-usable, effectively structured and annotated code
  • Implement all technical aspects of games such as networking, animation, effects, UI, audio...
  • Produce prototypes of gameplay ideas and features from design team
  • Analyse, identify the causes of and resolve bugs that are provided by our QA team
  • Communicate effectively with our design team & project leadership about the practical and technical concerns of proposed features and content, including timeframes and any relevant technical limitations.


REQUIREMENTS


  • Familiarity with C++ programming and systems design skills
  • At least one major shipped PC/console title
  • BSc in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Proactive, autonomous and self-motivating
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills


BENEFICIAL SKILLS


  • Good math and physics skills
  • Worked in multiplayer games
  • Cross-platform (PC, Xbox, PS) development
  • Passion for first person shooters
  • Experience with JIRA and/or Agile software development


ABOUT US


Antimatter Games is Cornwall’s largest game development studio. We developed Rising Storm, PC Gamer’s ‘Multiplayer Game of the Year’, and the critically acclaimed sequel Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.  


Working for Antimatter means working on exciting and innovative video games every day!  We have a strong company culture, where our employees are encouraged to have an excellent work-life balance. We want to support our team to become the best developers they can be, whatever their department.    


UK Employees will receive Private Health Insurance, a BUPA Cash Plan and subscription to PerkBox, which includes hundreds of perks, freebies and discounts on its platform.


Based in waterside offices in Truro, the UK's most Southerly city, AntiMatter Games' offices are within a few minutes walk of Cornwall's shopping, culture and eating hub. Accessible by bus or train, and with private car parking, or for the more adventurous, you could kayak to work! Perfectly positioned to explore the tranquil South Coast or the crashing Atlantic North Coast, we offer an unrivalled life/work experience for those making games in the UK.


On weekends and evenings, our team can be found cycling, surfing, kayaking, swimming, beachcombing, walking, enjoying live music or capturing beautiful sights by camera. On rainy days you might find a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons or a book to read by the fireplace. Sometimes we also play video games!


International applicants welcome. 


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  • Location
    Truro, Cornwall
  • Department
    Code
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level