Senior Gameplay Programmer (New IP)

Senior Gameplay Programmer (New IP)

Ubisoft

Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities

  • Implement gameplay systems, and player interactions in close collaboration with designers to ensure player comfort
  • Use prototyping techniques to demonstrate the validity of a gameplay idea
  • Influence engine-related decisions to meet gameplay programming needs
  • Work as a key part of an agile development team, and assist the lead with planning and review of features and mentoring less experienced programmers
  • Implement innovative solutions to feature requests, taking into account performance, maintainability and appropriate resource usage
  • Participate in the definition of coding practices and ensure coding standards are followed with regular code reviews
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and analyse technical constraints and establish solutions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of load and feature testing , write test code, and develop test frameworks and processes
  • Stay up-to-date with state-of-the-art technology and promote its use within the studio
  • Integrate large-scale modules or components while minimising the impact on the rest of the programming team
  • Contribute to and on occasion lead cross-studio collaboration communications in conjunction with the Lead Programmer
  • Establish and maintain contact with their counterparts within the studio, share knowledge and best practices, and put those learnings to use on their projects
  • Involved in the optimisation of systems.

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent understanding of gameplay technology, and can use technical knowledge in various areas such as mathematics, physics, animation, artificial intelligence to implement gameplay features, and believable behaviours
  • Ability to work in an iterative environment with game designers to quickly prototype gameplay features
  • Knowledge of gameplay scripting and visual scripting languages
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills, with excellent knowledge of object oriented development including design patterns and UML
  • Extensive experience working with a large game codebase, and it's modules, middleware and associated pipeline
  • Deep understanding of software performance considerations, with ability to design and implement well performance systems/features
  • Significant knowledge of common algorithms, data structures and patterns, and their application
  • Proven ability to analyse unfamiliar code of a reasonable complexity to understand, extend, refactor and optimise an existing module
  • Proven ability to debug defects of a reasonable complexity, including memory related issues, multi-threading, and assembly level debugging
  • In-depth knowledge of different software development methods such as Test Driven Development, Unit Testing, Agile etc.
  • Understanding of the constraints and technical requirements for console platform development within their area
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to mentor others.

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