Junior Game Programmer

Guildford, UK, Permanent

Ref: PROG1804002

With a passion to deliver experiences such as high-end interactive drama and immersive VR, Supermassive Games is carving a unique and exciting path in the games industry. Want to join us on the journey?

The Story

We’ve harnessed Unreal Engine 4 and built a suite of powerful, world-class systems on top of it.  Now we need you to help us take this further.

You’ll be engineering brand new features, from basic prototypes through to the robust, reusable systems that underpin all of our upcoming games. You’ll also be crafting realistic and expressive characters, innovative game mechanics and smooth, responsive control systems for our stable of AAA projects.

In other words you’ll be playing a key role in developing our future games.

What we're looking for:

  • Experience in C++ - you’ve programmed in C++, and have contributed to a shipped game on PC, console or mobile.
  • Great Communicator - you can talk about your work. You’ll be as comfortable specifying a task with designers and collaborating on a shared codebase with engineers as you are taking feedback from directors and producers.
  • Practical - sometimes a rapid prototype is needed to quickly test an idea. Other times a mission-critical system needs detailed planning and consultation.  You have an instinct for what level of engineering is needed, and you can work efficiently at any level.
  • Passion for Games - you’ve probably been playing games forever. You understand an engaging player experience and are confident reproducing it in code. 

We'd be especially impressed by:

  • Knowledge of various game systems.  Experience working in-depth with one or more game systems such as player control, animation, audio, networking or AI.
  • Knowledge of different game engines or SDKs.  Experience working with different game engines such as Unity or Unreal Engine, and middleware SDKs.
  • Strong Maths Skills.  Good understanding of 3D maths and its practical applications.

You also need to be:

  • Flexible and open-minded
  • Determined and self-motivated
  • Prepared to rise to a challenge
  • Always striving for quality
  • Creative and innovative

Apply now - email your CV to jobs@supermassivegames.com

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