Playground Games is looking for a Lead Engine Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

 

Your expert software architecture skills and experience of delivering robust, re-usable code will see you leading a team of engineers to drive the technology forwards.  Your ability to architect large re-usable game systems will allow you to bring a vital contribution to the game and pipelines needed to deliver a new AAA title.

 

You are driven by a passion for software engineering, as well as delivering high quality, innovative solutions.  You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders, so your ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively is vital. You are highly motivated and approachable, with a strong desire to push the boundaries of technology.

 

Skill Summary:

 

  • A proven track record of successful planning and delivery
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working on current-gen consoles
  • Exceptional C++ and software architecture skills
  • Excellent knowledge of console technical requirements
  • Proven ability to design and implement re-usable systems
  • A passion for games

 

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare chance to shape the future of an exciting, large-scale AAA title from the outset.  It will provide exciting new challenges for any experienced developer looking to further their career and create world class games.

 

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“Having started as a graduate engineer, working at Playground has been an amazing experience where I get to learn from talented and experienced engineers while working on a project that is both fun and challenging. ”