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C++ Programmer Wanted Family Friendly Studio England Ref 904


We are a family friendly studio based in the North of England and we're seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic senior C++ programmer to join our Simulation team. There you will work on our cross platform Physics, A.I., Vehicle, I.K and Animation technologies that will power our pillar titles.

What will you do?

  • Run and Develop vehicle, script, physics, AI and character animation systems - prior knowledge and experience required
  • Maintain and develop the editor integration and Maya exporters
  • Bug fixes and debugging
  • Tech support to other programming, art and animation teams.
  • Come up with solutions to techie problems
  • Minimise platform specific or special case code.
  • Maximise re-use of code.
  • Make certain it is designed and written to be robust and stable with minimal bugs.
  • Ensure that code builds and any problems are resolved prior
  • Supplying to the ongoing development of tools-related technologies
  • Identify poorly coded / implemented systems and restructure to make more efficient
  • Assume responsibility for systems and be able to resolve problems when required
  • Identify deficiencies across systems maintained by the team
  • Assist Lead Programmer in crafting architecture and cover when needed
  • Undertake meaningful on-the-job training where required and keep up to date with industry advancements and technologies
  • Provide coaching to Programmers and Junior Programmer where appropriate and with direction from the Lead Programmer

Who are you?

  • A good degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or related subject
  • Demonstrably fluent in Object Oriented C++ with strong debugging and documentation skills
  • Strong maths skills (linear algebra, trigonometry, 3d geometry, quaternions)

Please email your CV as a Word document to quoting reference 904.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.

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