Principal Programmer

Permanent / Full Time
Tokyo
Asia
£70,000-£110,000
Programming and Development
1312465
23-09-2022 02:46 PM

At this time, we are looking for an experienced Principle Generalist Programmer. You should consider yourself an expert within the team, wanting to help to expand the programming team's knowledge and is passionate about providing solutions to produce the best games possible.
We are looking to build a code team from the ground up that will work on all of our in-house productions moving forward. It is a great chance to come in early and be a driving force in shaping the future of our in-house development.
We are currently working on a cooperative space survival game based in a unique world and themed around the tropes of late 80’s anime shows and films. If this interests you, then you should read on.


Responsibilities


● Create and own gameplay systems from scratch, and work them from
prototype to final production - collaborating across disciplines teams.
● Drive improvements and maintain existing workflows, Innovating on
techniques
● Support the lead in establishing best practices. Act as an inspiration for other
programmers in their growth.
● Anticipate, identify, and articulate technical and developmental risks and
obstacles, and generate solutions.
● Review potential candidates and help to expand the project team.
● Breakdown of gameplay features into smaller areas - estimating and helping
to facilitate the creation of a schedule.
● Promote a culture of collaborative innovation
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Qualifications
● Based 2 ( + / - ) hours either side of Japan Standard Time
○ Would be a large advantage if the candidate has the ability to visit the
office frequently
● Expert knowledge in producing and shipping games in UE4/5
● Expertise in C++, with a minimum of 8 years of experience
● Working experience on multiple platforms, with a keen interest new
technologies
● Working experience with Networked Games
● Experience with 1st or 3rd person action/adventure games (preferably AAA)
● "Jack of all trades, master of some" - Wide knowledge base with experience in
the creation of tools, optimisation, UI and with a deep understanding of 3c's
● Proactive mindset with a high degree of self-motivation and resourcefulness
in all areas of engineering
● Interest in establishing new workflows
● Excellent communication skills and fluent in English


Bonus Qualifications
● At least two shipped games on multiple platforms (PS4/5, Xbox One / Series X)
● Working knowledge of creating features that can be extended with DLCs.
● An understanding of training and mentoring of team
● Interest in building a new team
● Can communicate in Japanese

Benefits Package

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