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Senior Online Engineer

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Development
Salary Negotiable
Location Other

Playground GamesSenior Online Engineer - Playground Games - Leamington Spa 

This is your chance to work for a studio who've created a number of critically-acclaimed, award winning racing games. Established in 2010, Playground Games have brought together some of the most experienced and talented developers with a vision to create genre-defining titles for a global audience. They're now looking for a Senior Online Engineer to join their Leamington Spa based studio. 

Working at senior level in a team of Engineers, you will be responsible for implementation of a broad range of online systems within the game. Engineers with in-depth knowledge of online implementations on current-gen consoles are ideal for this role, as you will use your skills to provide a robust multiplayer experience. You must be able to work closely with Designers to realise their vision. You are highly motivated and approachable, with a strong desire to succeed.


  • Experience of working on published titles on current-gen consoles
  • Strong C++ and software architecture skills
  • Detailed knowledge of online APIs and network architecture on current-gen consoles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for games
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching junior engineers
  • Experience of console online server platforms

Why you should apply

This is a rare opportunity to join one of the most successful studios in the UK! Their games are known across the world, and they provide a competitive benefits package, including multiple Duvet Days!

Interested? Contact Jordan Bateman at Jordan@aswift.com or on 01709 834777.

Not for you but know someone who this'd be great for? Refer them and we'll give you £1000 if they get the job!