Senior Game Programmer (Fixed Term)

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

Senior Programmer

This is a fixed term role until 31st March 2023.

This role can be remote for this period. 


Are you a programming veteran excelling in C++? Do you have a shipped game(s) under your belt with coding credits?  Are you excited to collaborate with a team of innovative and passionate developers in a seaside 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 with possibilities to work on other unannounced projects. 



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • You’ll work closely with our designers to translate their features into clean and efficient code
  • You’ll be producing prototypes of gameplay ideas to explore their viability
  • Your knowledge of new game systems and tools will help us improve performance
  • You’ll be implementing all technical aspects of games such as networking, animation, effects, UI, audio.
  • You’ll assess and solve performance and memory issues in an existing codebase
  • You’ll analyse, refactor, and improve existing core technology and tools
  • You’ll serve as a technical expert and provide support and feedback with our other programmers and as part of a larger team
  • You’ll communicate with our design team and project leadership about the practical and technical concerns of proposed features and content, including timeframes and any relevant technical limitations


REQUIREMENTS


  • You have worked in games as a programmer. 
  • You have excellent knowledge of C++ and systems design skills
  • You’re experienced with UE4 programming on published titles
  • You have knowledge about engine low-level systems: graphics, physics, multithreading, networking…
  • You’re a great problem-solver
  • You’re proactive, autonomous and self-motivating
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • You’ve achieved a BSc in Computer Science (or equivalent)


BENEFICIAL SKILLS


  • Experience of one or more graphics API
  • Cross-platform (PC, Xbox, PS) development
  • Experience with build systems
  • 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 based 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.


Those working outside of the UK will be taken on as a contractor and will not be eligible for the above benefits. 





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