Lead Programmer

A Lead Programmer that will work directly with the internal programming team - supporting, managing and helping to grow the team. As well as helping the team break down and implement game features and systems within the Unreal game engine on our new Internal IP - ultimately creating a compelling experience for our players.

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  • Responsibilities 01
    • "Jack of all trades, master of none" Wide knowledge base (3c's, animation, tools etc)
    • Be the heart of our programming team
    • Support, manage and help to grow the team.
    • Follow best practices, development processes, and coding standards
    • Create and implement well-engineered, reliable, and maintainable code
    • Develop and test code, fix bugs, and profile and optimize code
    • Collaborate with team members to develop various gameplay systems
    • Collaborate with animators and designers to implement game play features
  • Qualifications 02
    • Has shipped at least one title
    • Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect gameplay mechanics and tools
    • Very familiar with UE4 (at least 2 years on a shipped title)
    • Project portfolio with code samples you can provide
    • Fluent in English
    • A great problem solver
    • Service-minded and loves collaboration
    • Has experience with working cross-discipline
    • someone keen to help establish new workflows
    • Self starter (due to remote working)
    • Someone interested in growing and contributing to a new and developing programming team
    • Mentoring experience
  • Bonus Qualifications 03
    • Can communicate in Japanese
    • Has an interest in other disciplines, such as art or animation
    • Likes to stay on top of new technologies
  • Japanese Visa Qualifications 04
    • A bachelor's degree or 10 years of experience
  • At Shapefarm we… 05
    • Are humble
    • Make sure the job gets done
    • Take responsibility for our work and our actions
    • Have the willingness to walk the extra mile to help others
    • Have a positive attitude towards problem solving

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