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Lead Programmer

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Programmers
Salary £Competitive + Bonuses + Benefits
Location UK - London
Reference 8127_JP044672LP1

Lead Programmer

My client are an independent studio that designs, develops and publishes Smartphone and Tablet games. Founded in 2009, they create wholly owned and original IP, which by May 2013 had achieved over 80 million downloads worldwide.

Due to expansion, they have an opening for a Lead Programmer to be based at their London studio.

My successful candidate will be tasked to work on an exciting new F2P title. As the Lead Programmer you will lead a team of around 5 programmers implementing multiplatform games using the Unity engine, constantly reviewing the game and code to identify areas that need to be improved. The Lead Programmer will also participate in day-to-day programming of various areas of the code base and in writing technical documentation.


? At least 2 years? experience in a Lead Programming role.
? Experienced using SCRUM.
? Shipped at least two titles on iOS and Android in a senior position using Unity3D.
? Professional experience using Agile methodology.
? Experience of designing, documenting and implementing high-level system architecture.


? Demonstrable leadership skills.
? Ability to plan tasks with the production team.
? Advanced knowledge of Unity team workflow and integration pipeline.
? Highly proficient in C#.
? Understanding of the limitations of mobile platforms.
? Advanced understanding of the challenges multiplatform development brings.
? Good understanding of all aspect of game programming such as: AI, Audio, Networking, Graphics, Animation and 3D.
? Strong ability to design and implement low level gameplay systems.

If you meet the criteria as outlined above and require further information including a full job specification, then please contact Jake Perkins at jake@aswift.com.