Game Systems Programmer

Supermassive Games Ltd
£45K to £60K
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Weare looking for a highly talented and experienced Game Systems Programmer to play a key role in the studio.

The primary role of this position is to develop and maintain game systems that enable AAA quality game content to be produced efficiently.


- At least 5 years of experience in the games industry.
- In-depth knowledge of several game systems, in both tools/pipeline and runtime.
- Has built and maintained strong workflows for content creators.
- Experience using Unreal Engine 4 would be an advantage.

Key skills and Responsibilities:

The main and routine tasks of this position are:

- Working closely with content creators of various disciplines to define and implement systems that enable them to create high quality content.
- Creating new and extending existing systems so that they are easily re-usable across projects.
- Debugging and profiling code.

Key Technical Skills/Knowledge:

- Excellent C++ skills, used in a game development environment.
- Able to understand and use various SDKs and interfaces effectively.
- Excellent 3D maths knowledge.
- Able to design and plan own work.
- Experience working with a large codebase and large development teams.

Other Desirable Skills/Knowledge:

- Knowledge of C#, Python, JavaScript, CSS3 or HTML5.
- Development of character control systems for both player and AI characters
- Experience with a game physics system, either in-house or middleware (e.g. PhysX, Havok Physics).
- Experience with an animation system, either in-house or middleware (e.g. Morpheme).
- Experience with AI planner and path-finding systems

The candidate should have:

- A highly positive and proactive work ethic.
- Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
- A desire to learn and improve on their skillset.

To enjoy working at Supermassive 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

Closing Date: 2nd March 2017