Senior UI & RPG Programmer (23 Month Contractor)
Rocksteady
London
3d ago

We are looking for an exceptionally talented UI & RPG Programmer to join us as a Contractor for 23 months, who is ready for the challenge of producing a AAA title on the next-generation platforms.

  • Reporting to the Lead UI Programmer, you will take on advanced architectural and implementation challenges relating to frontend and in-game user interfaces on our recently announced AAA title;
  • Suicide Squad : Kill the Justice League.

    This is a truly exciting opportunity to work closely with a small team of artists and programmers, to help bring about the game’s vision, and push the boundaries of UI and gameplay coding for video games.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Lead UI & RPG Programmer to understand and realize the vision of the game.
  • Work closely with the UI artists work to produce a high-quality user experience.
  • Work with gameplay coding teams to advance and maintain the interface with game logic.
  • Help the production team to develop the UI & RPG code schedule and manage bugs to minimise risk and ensure the smooth running of the department.
  • Implement UI & RPG features to a high quality.
  • Contribute to the relevant UI documentation of the project.
  • Technical Requirements

  • Proven track record as a UI or gameplay Programmer on at least two successfully-published titles, participating in the development from concept to publishing stage.
  • Advanced understanding of C / C++.
  • A good understanding of computer graphics and game technology principles
  • An advanced understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them.
  • Experience working in fast-moving development environments; the ability to alter course during the journey.
  • Skill Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong passion for gaming is a must.
  • Experience working in fast-moving development environments; the ability to alter course during the journey.
  • Experience defining, designing, implementing, and supporting production process for creative software teams.
  • Benefits

  • Private family medical care.
  • Private family dental care.
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Excellent annual bonus scheme.
  • £1,000 to £5,000 Finder’s fee for helping recruitment.
  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year.
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice.
  • The studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support.
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people :
  • Comic book, Wargaming, Board games, Homebrewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography, Film nights.
  • Yoga 5x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room.
  • Football 2x per week at lunchtimes.
  • Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening.
  • World-class training speakers hosted on-site.
  • Access to multiple online training websites.
  • Access to the entire DC back catalogue on Comixology.
  • Monthly team meals / outings.
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse.
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews.
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process.
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex.
  • Invites to WB films in their London private cinema before their release date.
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour.
  • Staff only merchandise store.
  • State of the art office with the entire 200+ dev team in 1 open-plan room.
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices and soft drinks.
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan.
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encouraging biking to work.
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support).
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses.
  • Gym Pass 70% discount with access to 1495 gyms.
  • Back up care benefit reduced cost of nurseries, in-home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers.
  • Game and Book library.
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