Senior Software Developer (Graphics)

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As a Software Developer you will work with other programmers, artists, designers, production staff, and other team members involved in the development of a game project. We encourage Software Developers to become experts in areas that interest them, however, prefer to allow the ability to work across the project rather than become specialists locked into a specific role. 

We are currently excited to be expanding the Elements Engine team to support game projects built using this engine. 

  • Create technical design for, and implement, features of the Elements Engine focusing on graphics. 
  • Support the Lead Software Developer in maintaining standards within a project to ensure that the project continues to be maintainable. 
  • Work with team members from other disciplines to define and implement features. 
  • Mentor more junior members of the team to support their development. 
  • Continue to expand knowledge across all areas of the development to support the current project and propose ideas for future projects. 
  • At least 6 years’ experience as a Software Developer/Engineer in the Games Industry. 
  • Experience working within a large codebase, working independently and collaborating with a larger team. 
  • Experience in engine development. 
  • Expertise in graphics APIs on games consoles or PC, using DirectX or equivalent. 
  • Experience of shader development using HLSL or similar. 
  • Experience working with multi-platform titles. 
  • Experience working directly with platform SDKs. 
  • Released titles on consoles. 
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Senior Software Developer/Engineer in the Games Industry. 
  • Experience writing memory and processor efficient code for current hardware architectures. 
  • Experience working on a title with network multiplayer. 
  • Experience of writing and debugging compute shaders. 
  • Experience of profiling and debugging using PIX or equivalent. 
  • Must have the right to work in the United Kingdom.
  • Must be willing to work onsite in Dundee or East Linton, Scotland.

In return we offer a friendly, small, multi-disciplinary team where your input really helps shape the products, in addition to a competitive salary and a host of benefits.

  • Generous pension 
  • Income protection 
  • Life assurance 
  • Private medical insurance 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Employee assistance programme 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Electric car lease scheme 
  • Savings & discounts 

If this sounds like the type of environment you would like to work in, then please send your CV and covering letter to:  
Note: Direct applications only please. No recruitment agencies.  

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