senior Engineer

Location

UK, Leeds

Position type

Full-time

Fat Kraken Studios is looking for an Senior Engineer to join our small team. We’re ramping up for an exciting phase of the project Oddworld: Soulstorm. Fat Kraken Studios is a growing independent studio located in the center of Leeds with experienced and passionate members dedicated to building a strong and caring team to create great games within a relaxed and friendly work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Generalist skills, or, specialisation in Gameplay/AI, or Technical Art.

  • Work closely with other disciplines such as Art and Design to create a solid experience.

  • Communication with the rest of the team to keep transparency of goals, deadlines and expectations.

  • Quality testing coding in a systematic and thorough way to find problems or bugs and record precisely where the problem was discovered.

  • Debug programs and solve complex technical problems that occur within the game's production.

  • Perform effectively under pressure and meet deadlines to ensure a game is completed on time.

  • Refactor code to improve the design of existing code.

Requirements

  • Fluency in C#.

  • Experience developing in Unity.

  • Worked on multiple game titles that have shipped.

  • Worked with mid to large scale development teams.

  • Two years experience developing code for high quality, commercial video games.

Pluses

  • Coordination, Timekeeping and organisational skills

What We Offer

  • 20 days paid annual leave plus all UK bank holidays (28 days total)

  • Flexible hours

  • Central Location: Close to Leeds city center, 15 minute walk from Leeds train station, 6 minute walk from Leeds bus station. Plenty of nearby choices for food, gyms, bars and other amenities.

  • Relaxed work environment with space for social events such as game jams, movie and game nights.

  • Occasional team activities such as cinema, lunch out, industry events and more. 

Please include a CV/ Resume in your email.