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Lead Software Engineer

8Bit intends to hire a new Lead Software Engineer. If you have with strong commercial experience of developing games, consider applying.
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Our Client are a games company where you will have a chance to develop some of the biggest AAA games! You’ll be joining them at a stage where they continue to grow rapidly and hire world's most wanted PC and console game engineers.

They are currently  looking for an experienced Lead Software Engineer with strong commercial experience of developing games.


  • Design and implement functionality for AAA external clients
  • Responsible for implementation in a number of areas including but not limited to gameplay, AI, UI, Multiplayer, Core Tech
  • Lead a team of Programmers/Senior Programmers, with responsibility for performance management and development ensuring exceptional level of service to our clients
  • Identify and highlight any potential risks in the solutions that are being worked on
  • Solve problems through the application of sound software engineering principles
  • Continuously work to minimise technical and maintenance issues
  • Champion quality in studio and its clients development process
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A strong programmer with professional experience in multiplayer game development
  • Extensive experience in leading teams on a number of published games with at least one as Lead
  • Experience with current-gen consoles like PS4 and Xbox One
  • Excellent C++ programming skills
  • Experience of supporting HR initiatives including development discussions, recruitment and performance management
  • Knowledge of Unreal  (UE4), Unity and other proprietary engines is preferable
  • Experience with smart or mobile devices would be a plus
  • Attention to detail with a strong ability to analyse and comprehend direction
  • Awesome technical insight and a finisher of technical tasks on time
  • A good communicator with the ability to verbalise conceptual thoughts and the willingness to accept constructive critique
  • Excellent problem solving, debugging and optimisation skills


  • Flexible Working
  • 25 paid days off
  • Equity
  • Private Medical Insurance (including Dental)
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Eye Care

Not your time for a move? Recommend a friend and earn 700 EUR! Contact: jobs@8bitplay.com

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