Animation Programmer *URGENT HIRE – Established independent developer*

Since their establishment several years ago, this independent developer have, through careful and sustained growth, grown to a team in excess of 100 and have worked on a number of widely respected cross platform titles. Currently they are working on several PlayStation projects all at varying stages of development. They are looking for an experienced animation programmer to join their programming team (circa 50-60) to work on a superb pre-adolescent horror adventure title whose inspiration is driven from timeless horror movie classics.

Requirements:
o At least one published game to your credit (obtained in a similar capacity)
o Familiar with 3rd party animation systems
o Excellent C++
o Solid 3d math skills
o Understanding of various animation techniques
o Comprehension of the animation pipeline end to end

Contact us today for a detailed job specification
josh@mpg-universal.com

Tel: 0844 800 9995
Int’l: + 44 1473 833555

**Please note, all communications are in the strictest of confidence and your details will never be shared with a 3rd party without your prior consent**

Gameplay Programmer *Title whose inspiration is drawn from timeless horror movie classics*

Since their establishment several years ago, this independent developer have, through careful and sustained growth, grown to a team in excess of 100 and have worked on a number of widely respected cross platform titles. Currently they are working on several PlayStation projects all at varying stages of development. They are looking for an experienced gameplay programmer to join their programming team (circa 50-60) to work on a superb pre-adolescent horror/ adventure title whose inspiration is driven from timeless horror movie classics.

Requirements:
• Must have at least one title to your credit
• Solid understanding of C++
• Good 3d maths skills
• An understanding of and ability to use various SDKs & interfaces

Contact us today!

josh@mpg-universal.com
Tel: 0844 800 9995
Int’l: + 44 1473 833555

**Please note, all communications are in the strictest of confidence and your details will never be shared with a 3rd party without your prior consent**

Lighting Artist MAYA *Create atmospheric intense lighting for a superb horror title*

Does your dream job feel a little illusive, nothing more than an Urban Legend? Is your manager a Nightmare (On Elmstreet)? Do you feel your creativity and innovation are being stifled to the point you want to Scream? We are currently looking for a talented and experienced lighting artist skilled in Maya to join a superb independent developer, as soon as possible and definitely before Friday 13th.

All Pre-Adolescent Horror flick references aside; since their establishment several years ago, this independent developer have, through careful and sustained growth, grown to a team in excess of 100 and have worked on a number of widely respected cross platform titles. Currently they are working on several PlayStation projects all at varying stages of development. They are looking to recruit a talented artist responsible for creating truly superb lighting that steers the player through the gameplay spaces and emphasise significant moments.

Requirements:

• Must have at least one published title to your credit (obtained in a similar capacity
• A good working Knowledge of Maya & Photoshop
• Good comprehension of composition & the ability to heighten the mood through lighting
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Passion for video games

I Know What You Did Last Summer – but if you could send me an up-to-date CV that would be great!

Contact me today for more information
josh@mpg-universal.com
Tel: 0844 800 9995
Int’l: + 44 1473 833555
Twitter: MPGRecruiter

**Please note, all communications are in the strictest of confidence and your details will never be shared with a 3rd party without your prior consent**

Systems Programmer *URGENT HIRE*

MPG Universal are delighted to be assisting a leading UK independent developer in their search for a Game Systems Engineer. Formed a number of years ago by industry vets – these guys have over time and through careful planning expanded to a team in excess of 100 staff. They have a number of titles in development currently – and are in need of a talented systems engineer to help them deliver on impressive plans.

Requirements:
• At least one published game to your credit (obtained in a similar capacity)
• Superb C++ knowledge
• Solid 3d math skills
• Expert understanding of numerous game systems including: tools/pipeline & runtime
• Passion for video games
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Contact me today for more information

josh@mpg-universal.com

Tel: 0844 800 9995
Int’l: + 44 1473 833555

**Please note, all communications are in the strictest of confidence and your details will never be shared with a 3rd party without your prior consent**

Chief of Sales *AAA developer – multimillion selling titles. Superb MC scores*

Phenomenal.

That is how this developer has been described. Not only for its superb reputation, but for sheer fact that their most recent multimillion selling franchise achieved a metacritic score of 88%, blowing other titles out of the water with the greatest game of this particular genre ever made, walking away with 45+ coveted awards!!

Started near the beginning of the millennium, this studio simply goes from strength to strength and develops for true gamers. No amateurs here please!

With excellent storytelling and multiple titles in development for next gen consoles, I am seeing an absolute Sales legend to focus on this studios business development and sales progression worldwide.

Can you imagine being responsible for such amazing titles! To be part of this unbelievable team we need evidence of how you have set various sales strategies not only for the products, but also the company.

With extensive experience within a Senior Sales roles (preferably within the interactive entertainment industry), along with a strong background in digital media; the perfect candidate will have a deep understanding of the games industry and the challenges sales represents. Not just with competitors but with managing the process from concept to conception – it’s not for the faint hearted.

Other skills & experience that we require include:
• Master’s degree or its equivalent
• Proficiency in English; knowledge of other foreign language(s) considered a plus
• Strategic planner
• Analytical and creative thinker
• Internationally experienced and not afraid to show it
• Willing to travel across the globe
• Experience with AAA titles will be a plus

In return you will be working for a studio that really does look after its team, with amazing benefits and a wicked environment, can you really afford not to sell yourself to this role?

We request that applicants respect the fact that we are unable to discuss the exact studio or location our client is based until a full registration has been complete, however we are happy to discuss the role in more depth with you until such time.

For more information on this role, please contact Hayley on 0844 800 9995 (INTL +44 1473 833555) or email your CV to Hayley@mpg-universal.com

**My client is happy to discuss this role with anyone wishing to relocate**

As much as we would love to reply to everyone, sometimes this is not possible purely because of the high number of applications we receive. But we appreciate every single application and thank you for your interest in working through MPG Universal

Senior Animation Programmer needed for ***AWARD WINNING REVOLUTIONARY EUROPEAN GAMES STUDIO***

….MPG Universal are scouring the galaxy for an uber talented and uber experienced Senior Animation Programmer to join forces with one of the most innovative studios of our generation. A studio whose last release was so incredibly revolutionary, that it earned a place in many hearts as one of the most important gaming experiences around so far…

Job Description :

This award winning studio is looking for a Senior Animation Programmer to expand their current talented team.

You will be involved in the development of our internal animation engine for all new and current projects. You will be defining new technologies and directions with the Animation team under the team leads supervision.

Skills required :

– 4+ years working in game development in a similar role
– One AAA game to your credit on animation
– Proficient in Animation Engines.
– Strong C/C++ skills
– Some all round low level assemble knowledge
– Experience working on the PS3 platform

Openings at this studio don’t come along very often, so apply while you can!

This is a genuinely rare opportunity to join a world-class award winning developer.

**For more details or to apply please email josh@mpg-universal.com**

Joshua Lea
MPG Universal
Email: josh@mpg-universal.com
Direct Line: 0844 800 9995
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=220357485&trk=hb_tab_pro_top
Twitter: @MPGTechnical

**Please note, all communications are in the strictest of confidence and your details will never be shared with a 3rd party without your prior consent**