Unity Gameplay Programmer (contract)

  

nDreams are the UK’s largest developer and publisher solely focused on creating virtual reality (VR) games & experiences. We are currently looking for Unity Gameplay programmers. A great opportunity to work in our expanding team – working on GearVR, Daydream, HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift projects. The Gameplay Programmer will report to the Code Manager.


The contract will be 1-3 months in duration.

 

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities

 
  • • Take responsibility for the development of multiple gameplay features on multiple projects.
  • • Work closely with designers in the development of gameplay features across multiple iterations.
  • • Work with engine and graphics programmers to ensure gameplay features meet their technical budget.
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Key Skills & Experience

 
  • • Strong Unity 5 skills, with track record of working to spec and being productive member of the shipping team.
  • • Experience working with Design to implement gameplay features and interaction.
  • • Experience working with Art to achieve workflow that enables representative final quality visuals.
  • • Experience working cross-team to implement behaviour and animation of characters.
  • • Experience improving the performance of games through optimisation.
  • • Work well as part of a team, good cross discipline communication and people skills are essential.
  • • Understand many gameplay technologies such as Navigation, AI, Input, Physics systems, Scripting layers, UI, etc.
  • • Self-critical, and able to work through a design issue without direction if necessary.
  • • Experience of game development.
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Desired Skills

 

  • • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 3D
  • • Experience with FumeFX, RealFlow, Houdini etc. are a plus.
  • • Experience with physics based destruction simulation packages.
  • • Multiple shipped titles
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Salary & Contract

 
  • • Day rate dependent on experience
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Location

 
  • • Farnborough, Hampshire, UK.
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