C++ coders wanted for free to play FM game

Location: 
London, United Kingdom
Reporting to: 
Marc Duffy

Company Overview

Sports Interactive (SI) is the world’s leading developer of football management simulations through its Football Manager series of games. Founded in 1994 and now based in East London's booming technology hub of Old Street, SI, as a continually successful and profitable company, is now looking to expand its full-time staff as it pushes out across both existing and emerging gaming platforms.

SI’s games have enjoyed an unparalleled history of commercial and critical success, with 12 of its creations among the UK's Top 20 fastest-selling PC games of all time and five in the UK’s top 20 best-selling PC games of all time. Sports Interactive became a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA in 2006.The studio is a vibrant environment, full of talented and dedicated people with drive, passion and creativity, who enjoy working within a close-knit team as part of a lively, self-motivated and forward thinking company.

Sports Interactive looks after its staff’s well-being with free gym membership, in-house massage therapy, a leading benefits package and a flexible working schedule that make the studio a relaxed and friendly place to work. The company also arranges regular team social events and is very proud of having one of the lowest turnovers of staff in the industry. Further information on Sports Interactive and its games is available on the SI website, www.sigames.com.

Position Overview

We're looking to hire developers to join our team, working on a free to play Football Management game for PC and mobile devices.

We need experienced server programmers as well as gameplay and UI coders of all levels. Having experience working on mobile is an added bonus.

We will consider graduates, even if you need to brush up on your C++ skills. The most important thing is that you have examples of your work and can show a passion for working in games.

Responsibilities 

  • Working with a range of departments to implement new features or to update existing ones.
  • Monitoring and improving application speed and general performance.
  • Supporting live service with regular patches.

Your experience

  • Expertise in using C++ (this is not essential for graduates)
  • OO design background
  • Multi-threaded application development knowledge

Would be nice to have

  • Knowledge of the free to play games market
  • A love of football

This job description is an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities of the post as at the time of writing but will be changed from time to time as the job is a career development job which will be adjusted according to the progress of the job holder.  It does not form part of the contract of employment.