Full Time Job

Lead Gameplay Content Programmer

Warner Bros. Discovery

London, United Kingdom 08-15-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role…

Rocksteady is looking for a Lead Gameplay Content Programmer to join our dedicated and collaborative team. The role involves leading, supporting and providing guidance to our team of experienced gameplay programmers; and working in collaboration with other disciplines, enabling them to deliver the highest quality game experience for our players. You'll also be applying your technical expertise directly by writing code, architecting systems, and resolving complex and challenging issues.

This role is expected to work in a hybrid pattern, from our Kentish Town studio.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Leading, supporting and guiding our team of experienced gameplay programmers
• Driving and implementing new core gameplay features through all stages of production: design, scheduling, implementation and polish
• Giving constructive and proactive input into the design of new features and the iteration of existing ones
• Providing your team with vision and direction to increase their effectiveness, improve code reliability, and manage technical debt
• Overseeing development, organisation and delivery of your team's work
• Combining creative and technical knowledge with pragmatic scheduling to produce a realistic and achievable plan of action for your team
• Identifying and resolving technical risks before they impact development or content creation schedules
• Collaborating closely with team members from all disciplines, communicating technical concepts and requirements, and facilitating smooth workflows
• Leading by example in development best practices and helping to continuously improve our development environment

Qualifications & Experience…
• Experience leading Gameplay programmers
• Demonstrable proficiency working in C++
• A solid understanding of game technology principles
• Experience architecting gameplay features for a complex video game
• Self-directed, organised and able to prioritise effectively
• Excellent communication skills and experience working closely with a range of disciplines
• Unreal Engine 4 experience preferred
• Experience with networked gameplay systems preferred

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dyq07q-44-197-111-121-42 in your application.