Senior C++ Simulation Developer Wanted Family Friendly Games NW

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Job Reference: BBBH2996
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Games Programming
Location: North West England
Salary: Competitive Rate

This family friendly AAA studio in the NW of England is looking for a Senior C++ simulation developer to work on Physics, A.I., Vehicle, I.K and Animation technologies.
The role

  • Maintain and develop the vehicle, script, physics, AI and character animation systems.
  • Develop the editor integration and Maya exporters for these systems.
  • Quickly fix any crash bugs and debug for the above systems.
  • Provide technical support to other programming, art and animation teams.
  • Solutions to technical problems within your areas of expertise.
  • Minimise platform specific or special case code.
  • Maximise re-use of code.
  • Ensure that code is designed and written to be robust and stable with minimal bugs.
  • Make sure code builds and any problems are resolved prior to committing.
  • Contributing to the ongoing development of tools-related technologies.
  • Identify poorly coded / implemented systems and restructure existing code to make it more efficient.
  • Support Lead Programmer in supplying cover where required.
  • Assume responsibility for systems and be able to resolve problems when required.
  • Identify deficiencies across systems maintained by the team.
  • Assist Lead Programmer in designing architecture.
  • Undertake relevant on-the-job training where required and keep up to date with industry advancements and technologies
  • Mentor and train Programmers and Junior Programmer where appropriate

Who you are

  • Knowledge and experience with either Vehicle simulation/ Physics engines / AI algorithms and middleware / Procedural Animation or IK systems.
  • A good degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or related subject.
  • Object Oriented C++ with strong debugging and documentation skills.
  • A passion for games and solving the technical problems they present.
  • Strong maths skills (linear algebra, trigonometry, 3d geometry, quaternions).
  • A highly motivated team-player with the ability to dive in, understand code and learn quickly.

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