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Lead Programmer for Video Game Developer based in the UK (Remote)

Our client is known for the great titles on multiple platforms with fans around the world currently working on multiple exciting projects that will become an ultimate gaming experience for communities of the future. As a Lead Programmer, you will be responsible for leading the code team on an important RTS title for a major partner. You will also be developing, motivating and managing a team of programmers as well as working with other teams on the project. This will be a winning opportunity for a professional who wants to be part of an amazing team working on multiple AAA titles.

Role details

  • Leading designing, development, writing, testing and implementing systems and game code
  • Implement and take ownership of estimating tasks and deliver high-quality code to that schedule
  • Contribute and adhere to technical design specifications
  • Be the point of contact for designers artists and publishing
  • Structured code reviews with the development team to ensure code quality
  • Refine and test the game-play features through development
  • Coach and mentor team of programmers


  • Flexible working hours and grand bonus and annual leave schemes
  • Healthcare package, free parking (for team on-site)
  • AAA projects with the latest technology available


  • Previous extensive experience working as Lead/Senior Programmer
  • Excellent C/C++, Visual Studio
  • The major benefit would be knowledge/experience of game engines such as UE4 and Unity
  • Experience in profiling and optimization techniques, multi-threaded programming and post-launch ongoing product development and delivery (art packages and pipeline development as well as low-level optimization, shader programming, physics or mathematics is a plus)
  • Greater bonus: experience in an Agile development environment

Lead Programmer for Video Game Developer based in the UK (Remote)