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Senior C++ Simulation Developer Wanted Family Friendly Games NW Posted Oct 19
Interactive Selection , United Kingdom (North West England)
This family friendly AAA studio in the NW of England is looking for a C++ simulation developer to work on Physics, A.I., Vehicle, I.K and Animation technologies.  We are ideally looking for a mid-level developer.

Main Responsibilities:
Maintain and develop the vehicle, script, physics, AI and character animation systems.
Maintain and develop the editor integration and Maya exporters for these systems.
Quickly fix any crash bugs for the above systems.
Provide technical support to other programming, art and animation teams.
Provide solutions to technical problems within your areas of expertise.
Minimise platform specific or special case code.
Maximise re-use of code.
Ensure that code is designed and written to be robust and stable with minimal bugs.
Ensure that code builds and any problems are resolved prior to committing.
Contributing to the ongoing development of tools-related technologies.
Identify poorly coded / implemented systems and restructure existing code to make it more efficient.
Debugging difficult problems.
Support Lead Programmer in supplying cover where required.
Assume responsibility for systems and be able to resolve problems when required.
Identify deficiencies across systems maintained by the team.
Assist Lead Programmer in designing architecture.
Undertake relevant on-the-job training where required and keep up to date with industry advancements and technologies
Provide coaching to Programmers and Junior Programmer where appropriate and with direction from the Lead Programmer.

Core Skills & Experience:
A good degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or related subject.
Demonstrably fluent in Object Oriented  C++ with strong debugging and documentation skills.
A passion for games and solving the technical problems they present.
Strong maths skills (linear algebra, trigonometry, 3d geometry, quaternions).
A highly motivated team-player with the ability to dive in, understand code and learn quickly.
Knowledge and experience with either Vehicle simulation/ Physics engines / AI algorithms and middleware / Procedural Animation or IK systems.

Ref: 2996..We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency that values diversity and do not discriminate.  We encourage clients to welcome applicants from all backgrounds.