Lead Gameplay Programmer

Programming | Montréal, Québec, Canada

 

PERMANENT – FULL TIME

 

REPORTS TO: PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

        Develop software in C++ and C# by applying the principles of object-oriented coding;

        Work with the Game design and Animation teams to establish the technical design and to implement an AI system that makes the non-user players alive and that offers a varied and fun playability;

        Quickly prototype new gameplays;

        Analyze and estimate development times, costs, and needs as the impacts of the proposed functions;

        Supervise and coach the Gameplay programmation team;

        Work in collaboration with the other Leads to determine which are the technological priorities of the project according to the existing delays and constraints;

        Evaluate and distribute the tasks of the Gameplay team, based on the strengths and skills of the team members;

        Participate in the interview process for the Gameplay team members;

        Participate to the evaluation of the Gameplay team members.

 

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

        University diploma in programming, computer engineering, software engineering or the equivalent

        Minimum of 6 years of experience in video games – at least 1 year as Lead Gameplay Programmer

        Excellent knowledge of technological constraints on different game platforms

        Experience in project management and planning

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

        Excellent C++ and C# knowledge

        Cross platform development an asset

 

INTERPERSONAL QUALITIES:

        Leadership

        Ability to organize and manage the work of other programmers

        Ability to work as part of a team

        The desire to push the barriers of video game technology is required

        Maturity to give and receive constructive criticism is expected

        Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

MOTIVATION & INTEREST:

Ambition and passion for video games are essential!

 

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