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Programmer (non-mobile!) at Binary Pumpkin / IGDA Scotland Job Board
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Full-time Programmer (non-mobile!)

at Binary Pumpkin in Dundee

OVERVIEW

Binary Pumpkin are a start up games developer based in Dundee, Scotland. Founded by two guys who dislike being called ‘veterans’ as it makes them feel old, but who do have 30+ years industry experience between them and successful start-ups behind them.

The company have a vacancy a programmer to join the team for an exciting non-mobile project. If you feel you fit the profile, please get in touch!

REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate will work with the existing team on a new project. They will be expected to be able to work under their own initiative and to prescribed deadlines and milestones whilst assisting the team across existing multiple projects. If this is you, you will also be expected to:

  • implement technical specifications into running, well documented code
  • test and refine gameplay features during the development process
  • transfer an existing codebase to its new platform in an efficient manner, ensuring quality at all times

You will be expected to have:

  • strong knowledge of C++ and Visual Studio
  • understanding of DirectX and OpenGL
  • experience working within a team
  • lots of self motivation with the ability to work under own initiative
  • the ability to take a problem, break it down and implement potential solutions

Other handy skills may well include:

  • knowledge of Linux and MacOS platforms
  • understanding of issues involving porting projects from one platform to another

CONTRACTUAL

This initial position is only being offered as a fixed term contract until the end of May, however we are hopeful that we will be able to make this permanent at the end of the period therefore it could lead to a permanent senior role within the company. We are also happy for the candidate to work as a contractor if they so wish.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to start as soon as possible.

OTHER INFO

Start date is immediate.

If you are interested in this position, please apply by email to talent@binarypumpkin.com with your CV and links to any online examples of your work or code. If you have any questions regarding this position, please direct any queries to the same email address.

No applications from agencies will be accepted at this time.

APPLICATION TIPS

Just a few simple tips to help with your application. Apologies if this seems like common sense, but you would be surprised how many times we see some of these issues crop up!

  • please send a cover letter along with your email, or as part of your email. Don’t be afraid to use this cover letter to sell yourself to us!
  • please triple check your CV and cover letter for errors. Bear in mind that these are the most important documents when you are applying for a job and from an employers perspective, if you are careless in checking these important documents, how careless will you be with your work?
  • if you are not successful in getting an interview or the actual position, be aware that you are still awesome – you may just need to work on your skills at telling others how awesome you are :)


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