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Network Programmer (C++) - Video Games

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Development, Digital & e-commerce
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My client is a leading video game organisation with decades of great releases under their belt. They are currently busier than ever working on an array of successful and great new games. They are expanding rapidly - 2013, 2014 and 2015 have all been record years!

My client offers a friendly and challenging working environment and multitude of different game IP's across all platforms. They work with propriety and third party middleware. With such a variety you will not be bored!!

These are truly senior roles - my client is looking for team members that possess first class planning / architecture skills as well as technical skills. You must be capable of looking ahead, taking risk out of projects and communicating same with your teams. You will play an integral role in introducing new tech, prototyping, training, mentoring and developing the code skills of the team.

My client's studio is based in the middle of Yorkshire - the home of a hundred Heritage sites, music festivals, art galleries and theatres. Close to Leeds, the coast, and the famous national parks of the Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors. With 40% of Yorkshire covered in National Park, it is hardly a surprise to find out that in a recent USwitch.com survey, parts of Yorkshire were categorised as the 2nd best place in the country to live.

Job Description:

My client is looking for Senior Network Coders to join as part of our development team to implement and support the networking layers for games in production, taking projects from inception to completion and working with the project lead and mentor to ensure games are produced to the highest quality possible. Knowledge of networking protocols and implementation of networked game play is essential. Successful candidates must be able to clearly and accurately communicate progress to managers and producers.

Essential Skills:

  • Good working knowledge of C++ and other languages.
  • Experience of UDP/TCP protocols.
  • Able to communicate clearly especially when relating to technical issues.
  • Experience working in the games industry.
  • Provide a level of excellence in technical architecture and execution.
  • First class planning skills, looking ahead and taking risk out of projects.
  • Prototyping and implementing new ideas / tech.

Desirable Skills:

  • Broad understanding of networking systems including DNS, NAT, firewalls, security methods
  • Knowledge / experience of Photon.
  • Experience with online game service API's such as Xbox Live, PSN, Steam, GameCentre
  • First class communication skills.

To be considered for this unique opportunity, please do get in touch.

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