Lead Core Technology Programmer

Lionhead Studios is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Programmer with specific knowledge of Core game technology, to be a key contributor on Fable Legends.

The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about games (and game development) and has significant experience leading teams designing, implementing, maintaining and extending modern game engines. The role will focus on working with the design team and the Technical Directors in order to refine the system requirements for the game and ensure they are met by our chosen and developed solutions, ensuring performance and quality requirements are met. The ideal candidate will take on people management responsibilities and help to nurture a team to implement requirements in the context of an existing middleware codebase. 

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Multiplayer Game Programmer (security & anti cheat)

Lionhead Studios is seeking a highly talented and experienced programmer to work on Fable Legends.

Demonstrating a passion for high quality work in an agile environment, the ideal candidate will have good experience of networked games development, in particular anti-cheat mechanisms and security in gener

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Creative Engineer

Opportunity to work with a highly experienced and motivated team. Varied and experimental brief to help conceptualize and prototype new and exciting intellectual property for one of Microsoft's most valued game development studios. Your role specifically will involve leading the technical implementation, support and systems to ensure the group vision is met.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  •  Advanced understanding in C/C++ (Ideally proven industry experience)
  • Broad scope of knowledge as the role may cover numerous game systems.
  • Be flexible to turn your hand to various areas on the game while     working in a small team of engineers
  • Ability to take on an existing codebase and come up to speed quickly
  • Solid background in 3d math
  • Must be a team player and know the importance of listening to others
  • Passion and pride for the work you do
  • Pro-active and self-motivating, you will be responsible for setting your own workloads and committing to those goals.
  • Passion for games
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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Data Scientist

Lionhead is building a team to cover all aspects of successfully delivering games as a service. Analytics and data science sits right in the heart of this. We are looking for a strong leader in the area to help us build the foundations and principles to harness our data, and derive actionable insights, to guide the business and design.

Essential Experience

•M.Sc./Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline (Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Economics)

•Solid proven experience performing quantitative analysis, preferably for games, or an internet or technology company

•Proven skills in providing concise and actionable output from complex data analysis

•Expert SQL and Excel skills

•Experience in machine learning

•Proficient in (statistical) programming languages (R, Python, etc.)

•Strong data science background with proven data analysis, reporting and visualisation skills

•Strong analytical problem solving skills and strategic thinking that drive business and product insight

•Experience successfully communicating up to senior executives and out to broader organizations

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Lead Dev Ops

Lionhead Studios is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Development and Operations Lead to be a key contributor delivering live game services for Lionhead. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about games, has extensive experience with both development and IT operations, and brings a devops philosophy to the project.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

  • Senior or lead level experience in operations
  • Designed and implemented large scale systems with security in mind

      a. Automated tests from development to staging

      b. Periodic penetration testing

      c. Remediate based on test results and proactively follow new   vulnerabilities

  • Proven experience developing applications to automate and test provisioning, deployment and configuration of large scale environments
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of IaaS, PaaS (AWS,     OpenStack, Azure)
  • Push-button provisioning of ephemeral environments (compute, network, storage)
  • Have architected, implemented and maintained large scale, public-facing services (> 1 million users)
  • Brought a devops culture and framework to more traditional development and IT organizations

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Art Outsource Manager

Lionhead Studios are looking for an individual to join our Art Department to contribute in the creation of the cutting edge, genre defining new Fable Legends.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

•   Solid Professional game development experience.

•   Shipped at least one AAA title.

•   Prior experience of managing an outsourcing pipeline.

•   Knowledge of game art authoring packages.

•   Be able to multi-task and gauge the correct priorities.

•   Have an artistic eye for detail and visual flair.

•   Good at solving complex scheduling problems.

•   Good communicator across multiple disciplines.

•   Work well under a sometimes pressured environment.


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