• Experience with C#.

  • Experience with other engines such as Lumberyard and Unreal.

  • Experience with JavaScript.

  • Experience with cloud services such as PlayFab and GameSparks.

  • Modern console platform experience.

EXPERIENCED C++ PROGRAMMER

Third Kind Games, is a growing, independent game developer based in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, the heart of the UK games industry.


Third Kind was founded in 2016, by a group of industry veterans from many high profile companies such
as Activision, Codemasters, Sony, Crytek and more.


Third Kind focuses on emerging technologies and greenfield projects, supported by a dynamic and
creative team who are able to explore new ground in this ever changing landscape.


Our latest title in development is Blankos Block Party, a collectables game using blockchain technology, where the player can build their own worlds, create their own MMO gameplay, and blend their Blankos to create totally unique new characters.


We are always expanding and we are looking for others to join us as Third Kinders.

WHAT IS LIKE TO BE A THIRD KINDER?

Our team is a diverse group of people. They are collaborative, high performers who embrace ideas and knowledge from everyone in the Third Kind family, with the aim of developing and inspiring ourselves and
our games.


Work life balance and flexibility are very important to us and our team.

 

We also actively encourage our teams to explore their creativity outside of work on their own projects.

ROLE OVERVIEW
  • You will be working with a highly experienced team on all areas of the game development.

  • Using your passion for gaming, you will design, plan and develop high quality code systems, working closely with the game designers and other disciplines to realise their visions.

  • Good communication skills with the ability to contribute to Scrum meetings and create innovative solutions for our games.

IDEAL CANDIDATE
  • Knowledge in C++ and a passion for good coding standards.

  • You will enjoy working with a lot of different technologies and have a keen desire to learn new ones.

  • You will be motivated by creative freedom, ground-breaking initiatives and unknown territory.

  • You will prefer a creative, open-thinking environment, over one managed through specs and have a passion for working on a wide variety of tasks.

  • You will be able to work alone and also as part of a team, whilst knowing when to ask for advice from your colleagues.

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
  • 2+ years' gaming industry experience in C++.

  • Proven debugging and critical thinking skills.

LOCATION

Royal Leamington Spa is a well known hub for game development in the UK. It has become known as Silicon Spa for its booming population of game developers and businesses, and it has a rich history in game development dating back over 30 years. It is a beautiful spa town with great shopping, dining, and recreational spaces, situated close to Warwick, Shakespeare’s Stratford, and the Cotswolds.

 

The company has recently moved to a charming new office located directly in the centre of Royal Leamington Spa, just a 1 minute walk from the shops and cafes.

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