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Current Programming Vacancies

Software Developers - Mobile Games (Gameplay) - Scotland


Description:Our client looking for Senior Software Developers to be part of their ambitious new mobile video games studio in Scotland. The successful candidates will be responsible for designing and developing software for our new state-of-the-art mobile MMO project as well as other innovative titles.You will work closely with the Technical Director, Lead Programmer and other software team members on the delivery of the project. You will be involved in defining your own tasks, producing accurate task estimates and delivering your work within a defined timescale.You will be responsible for mentoring more junior software developers, performing code reviews, and liaising with team members from other disciplines.


  • Fluent in C++ and / or C# languages.

  • A solid understanding of 3D geometry and physics.

  • Highly motivated and creative individual.

  • Excellent team player with great communication skills.

  • Proven ability to estimate, manage and deliver your own tasks.

  • Ability to mentor others and work with team members from multiple disciplines.

  • Passionate about developing games.

  • Excellent problem solver.

  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

  • Willing to relocate to Edinburgh, UK.

  • Experience

    • 5+ years software development experience in the video games industry working on the development of 3D video games for PC or consoles.

    • At least 2 shipped products as a programmer/senior programmer.

    • Experience working with third party game engines such as Unreal or Unity.

    • Experience in the development of online multiplayer games including client-server development and deployment.

    • In addition, experience developing software with one or more of the following would be advantageous:

      • Multiplayer networking for real-time gaming.

      • Game Server development including account management, leaderboards, content delivery.

      • Vehicle driving and traffic simulation.

      • 3rd person player control, combat and customisation.

      • Education

        • Bachelors or Masters degree in informatics, computer science, artificial intelligence, physics, mathematics or a related subject is required.

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