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Title:  

Experienced Programmers
Skills Required:  

Unity/Unreal/Console Development Experience
Brief Description:  

We are looking for programmers with experience of Console Development using Unity and/or Unreal.
Salary:  

D.O.E.
Job Information:  

As JAW approaches it’s 10th birthday we find ourselves in need of programmers to join our team to work on exciting projects for various clients, as well as our own original content.

We’re looking for programmers with console development experience to work on a number of titles in our West Yorkshire offices, is that you? Please see below…

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 year experience in building games with Unity and/or Unreal.
  • Experience of Visual Studio and Mono
  • Strong knowledge of Game programming with C#/C++
  • Console knowledge/experience essential (PS4/Xbox One/PS3/Wii U/VITA)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • At least one shipped title
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Title:  

Gameplay Programmer sought
Skills Required:  

LUA Scripting, AI, Tools, Network / Online, Physics, Gameplay, Graphics / Engine, Build Engineer, Core Technology, Audio, Systems, UI , Software Engineer, Animation Programmer, Renderer Programmer, 3D Programmer
Brief Description:  

We are looking for a gameplay programmer to join the team here at JAW, whilst experience is desired it is not essential, what is essential is dedication and enthusiasm, you will have plenty of both.
Salary:  

D.O.E.
Job Information:  

You must have a passion for programming, with 3+ years’ experience in software development using C#/C++.

It is preferred that you have Xbox One experience.

  • A desire to learn.
  • Excellent 2D & 3D maths ability.
  • Knowledge of GPU programming, OpenGL, DirectX API and 3D rendering techniques.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, and able to self-manage and priorities own workload.
  • The ability to write and optimise solid, robust and maintainable game code to strict deadlines.
  • Unity and/or Unreal knowledge and experience a bonus.

 

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Title:  

Experienced Environment Artists
Skills Required:  

3DS Max/Maya, ZBrush/Mudbox, Photoshop
Salary:  

D.O.E.
Job Information:  

We are looking for talented Environment Artists to join our team to help develop a wealth of titles covering various genre’s.

You will be collaborating with the other environment artists on the team to visualise and create the levels and environments in our games. A successful applicant must demonstrate a flair for environment art and should be experienced at using a combination of 3D Studio Max/Maya, ZBrush/Mudbox and Photoshop. Your main roles will include:

  • Creation of high poly assets for use in normal/AO baking.
  • Creating and exporting low poly assets for use in-engine.
  • Texturing in Photoshop.
  • Collaborating with our game designers to lay out levels in our editing tools and populate them with the assets you and others have created.

We are working on well thought out concepts and design, as such you must demonstrate the ability to closely match existing concept artwork and style guides.

Experience in the gaming industry is a plus but not necessary, we will consider any applicant if their portfolio is strong enough.

Similarly any previous industry work on an AAA title is a bonus, but not required.

Salary will be negotiated based on experience.

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Title:  

Experienced Game Designer
Skills Required:  

Communication skills, Game Design, Technical Game Design, Unity, Unreal.
Brief Description:  

We are looking for a talented designer with industry experience.
Salary:  

D.O.E.
Job Information:  

Here at JAW we’re looking for a designer to work on a number of titles. Including VR projects, retro titles, and 3d Platforming titles.

To start with you will be working in our rural West Yorkshire offices in Otley, however in Q1 2017 we are moving to new offices in the Leeds City centre.

We’re looking for someone with at least 2 years industry experience. The person needs to have a passion for game creation and as such can explain all aspects of the design. This includes technical aspects, level design, gameplay and pretty much everything, so you can create a Game Design Document that people can read and actually be able to visualise the game, and indeed allow the various team members to create the game based on it.

You will be working on multiple platforms, such as PlayStation4, PlayStation VR, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation VITA, PC to name a small selection.

You will have extensive knowledge of the following:

  • Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Microsoft Visio.
  • Unity3D Engine.
  • Unreal Engine.
  • Gameplay Mechanics
  • Game flow

But most importantly you will have excellent communication skills, and thrive as being part of a creative and passionate team of developers!

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We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Disclaimer: All candidates are expected to work from our offices near Leeds, UK. unless otherwise stated.

We do NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting agencies.