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Job of the week on the boards this time around offers a fantastic opportunity for an experienced gameplay programmer:

Title: Gameplay programmer
Location: UK - North East
Salary: DOE
Description: Gameplay programmer
Our client a leading gaming company based in Liverpool, are looking for an experienced gameplay/AI programmer interested in working as part of a team shaping the next generation of games. This will involve designing, writing and maintaining cross-platform code on a single project. You will work alongside their Game Designers to support and realise the Game's vision.

Required skills and experience:
·    Strong C++ knowledge and experience
·    A genuine passion for Computer Games
·    Scripting experience using Lua or other similar languages
·    Self motivated, ability to work well with others, attention to detail
·    Shipped at least one title as a Gameplay/AI programmer
·    An understanding of Gameplay systems and the ability to write robust code

The following attributes would also be an advantage:
·    Skills in; Networking, Physics, Rendering, Animation or other key game technologies
·    Console development experience is a plus
·    A demo is very advantageous (binaries and source code, are needed please)

Things we like to see...
·    Commitment to the team
·    Enthusiasm; a real love for the work
·    The ability to see a project through to the end
·    Ability to work under time pressure
·    An honest CV

Click here to find out more about the gameplay programmer position.

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