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Lead Gameplay/Engine Programmer wanted/full time remote position Posted Dec 04, 2017
Interactive Selection , United Kingdom (REMOTE)
You will be a part of the creation of a first-ever VR/AR World of Science and Technology experience; a collaborative Virtual and Augmented Reality gaming platform between industry leading scientists and universities for one of the world’s biggest industries. If you are interested in pushing the boundaries of VR and AR through Science and Technology with a gamification element, this may be the opportunity for you!

We are seeking a full-time Lead VR Programmer to join our dedicated team. We need your expertise in creating fun and engaging game systems to thrill a whole new audience of scientists. We believe that VR and AR are the future of scientific research and education and would like you to be a part of our future.

Lead a team of programmers to develop the vision and drive technical excellence of the experiences
Ensure the engineering team adheres to established coding standards and embraces efficient and robust engineering practices
Create and iterate new VR and AR gameplay systems for interaction and content creation
Implement gameplay systems in a self-organizing, interdisciplinary team
Write and maintain technical design and software system documentation
Analyze and optimize systems as required

Required Qualifications and Skills:
Strong C++ knowledge
A minimum of six years’ game programming experience
Former experience in leading a team of programmers
Ability to design and communicate gameplay systems to a team
Experience with 3D game engines
BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a similar discipline (i.e. Physics, Math, EE, etc.)
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:
Unreal Engine 4 development experience and
Experience working on multiplayer games in general, ideally on a MMO are a huge plus
Shipped console/PC title experience
VR and/or AR experience as a developer or user
Performance optimization skills
Experience in client / server architecture as well as implementing multiplayer gameplay
Knowledge of database development (MySQL, Oracle, ... )
Familiar with JSON, XML, JavaScript, and/or Python
The candidate must have the willingness to travel
You will work with the latest technologies and collaborate closely with our international developers

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