SENIOR GAMEPLAY & UI PROGRAMMER

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Gameplay & UI Programmer who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title.

Reporting to the Lead UI Programmer, this person will take on advanced architectural and implementation challenges relating to gameplay mechanics and in-game user interfaces of an ‘AAA’ game.

Working closely with a small team of artists and programmers, the Senior Gameplay & UI Programmer will help bring about the vision as provided by the company’s Directors and Designers.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work very closely with the Lead UI Programmer to understand and realize the vision of the game.
  • To be responsible for driving and implementing new core gameplay features through all stages of production: design, scheduling, implementation and polish.
  • Give constructive and proactive input into the design of new features and the iteration of existing ones.
  • To work closely with other team members from all disciplines, communicating technical concepts and requirements in a way that facilitates smooth workflow.
  • Be a positive, active, and contributing team member.
  • Offer advice and suggestions for improving the development process.
  • To be proactive and help with problem solving.

Technical Requirements

  • Advanced understanding in C/C++.
  • An advanced understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them.
  • Unreal Engine experience an advantage.
  • Expertise with various established UI frameworks and development tools will be a significant advantage.

Skill Requirements

  • Strong, demonstrable video game design skills.
  • A good understanding of game technology principles.
  • Experience defining, designing, implementing, and supporting production process for creative software teams.
  • Must be a team player and know the importance of listening to others.
  • Strong passion for gaming is a must.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience working in fast-moving development environments; the ability to alter course during the journey.

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga, Life Drawing & Parking
  • Quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • State of the art office
  • Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Free Daily Towel Service (to encourage a healthy lifestyle)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Finder’s Fee
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses
  • Free Seasonal Flu Jab