Gameplay Programmer, Espire 1 – Unreal Engine

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Digital Lode is an immersive media company located in the Docklands Cotton Mills, Footscray. We are are a team of VR evangelists working on a variety of realtime-rendered VR projects for desktop and mobile VR systems. Digital Lode contracts for other game developers, creates VR experiences for clients in a variety of industries, and develops our original IP “Espire 1: VR Operative“​ – a single player Virtual Reality experience with a focus on stealth, espionage and action. We are now expanding our team with contract, part and full-time roles!

We have position openings for gameplay programmers in contract or full-time capacities. Responsibilities are listed below.

-- Gameplay Programming for interactable items, gameplay mechanics (Blueprint, C++)
-- Extend and optimize existing game features and systems
-- UMG (3D Widgets, Menu System implementation)
-- General level scripting tasks
-- Platform feature integration (online leaderboards, achievements, etc)

-- 2+ year’s UE4 experience in a production environment (C++, blueprint)
-- Ability to create functionality while working within (and improving) existing gameplay systems
-- Ability to write well optimized code, critical for multi-platform and VR performance targets
-- Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work to tight deadlines
-- Have a proactive and problem solving attitude
-- Ability to self manage, prioritise and work to deadlines
-- Work well within a team environment
-- Ability to work onsite (studio is in Footscray’s “Docklands Cotton Mills”)

Preference to applicants with:
-- Prior VR, Android or multi-platform development experience
-- Experience building, packaging, multi-device deployment & automation
-- Perforce and JIRA Experience

To Apply:
Email us at contact{at}espirevr{dot}com with [GameplayProgrammer] as the subject heading.
Include your CV and link to an up-to-date folio with examples of your work. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.