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Senior Technical Developer (Programming) - AAA - London Posted Jan 14
Interactive Selection , United Kingdom (London)
 
Our client are an independent studio that designs, develops and publishes Smartphone and Tablet games. They have achieved over 517 million downloads worldwide

They are a dedicated team with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy being part of a lively, self-motivated, forward thinking company in an exciting and ever-evolving industry.

The Senior Technical Developer plays a key role in ensuring that all our new and current games are released at the highest possible quality, whilst also running smoothly and efficiently on popular devices. To serve this need, the Senior Technical Developer should have expert level skills in both optimizing and debugging Unity3D projects on mobile platforms.
In order to succeed in this role, it is also expected that the successful candidate will also be mindful of efficient workflows in content creation and be capable of devising improvements.

PERSONAL TRAITS:
Strong analytical skills
Excellent communication skills
Result-oriented
Open minded and humble
Flexible and adaptable to unfolding project needs
Passionate about Gaming!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Take ownership and act as the point of contact for tasks assigned to them
Demonstrate initiative and implement features as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Deliver features to the level of quality expected of a world class developer
Assist in defining tasks in sprint planning
Assist their Lead Engineer in writing technical design documents
Participate in code reviews
Promote good programming practices
Take ownership of existing modules, extending and refactoring them.

SKILLS:
Comprehensive understanding of Unity 3D
Proficient in C# and knowledgeable in its uses and limitations in Unity 3D projects
Capable of integrating third party SDKs (e.g. advertising networks)
Strong profiling and debugging skills
Can break down and estimate tasks accurately
Analysis of existing modules of reasonable complexity and extend them within given time constraints
Experience with source control solutions, preferably Perforce
Able to work independently with minimum supervision

EXPERIENCE:
A degree in Computer Science, or equivalent industry experience
Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Unity3D
Shipped at least one iOS and/or Android title, preferably both
At least one year’s experience maintaining a live mobile title
Worked in an Agile environment

PLUS:
Experience with Unity UI
Understanding of shader programming and mindful of mobile GPU limitations in implementation and optimization work.
Practical experience of Photon Networking middleware
Exposure to CI pipelines, especially Jenkins
Worked on multi-platform products

Here are a selection of their many benefits:
Flexible office working hours
25 days of annual leave + 8 UK Bank holiday + Christmas company day(s) off
Fresh fruit selection delivered 3 times a week, Free monthly breakfasts, Team Lunches
Beer fridge & Selected wines + other beverages
Weekly Football, Snooker table, ping pong tournaments, poker nights, Office events, social gatherings, Fun Games room
Summer & Christmas parties, Roof terrace area
Private healthcare, Reduced gym membership, life insurance, critical illness & Disability cover
Mobile Phone/Tablet Purchase Allowance 
Personal Travel Allowance 

Ref: 3172...We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency that values diversity and does not discriminate.  We encourage clients to welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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