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Senior Client Developer (Unity) at Lockwood Publishing

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  • UK
  • fulltime

At Lockwood, our vision is to bring people together through Avakin Life so they can play, share and socialise!

Avakin Life is one of the Worlds largest and most populous metaverses, providing a full and immersive 3D life simulation experience for our millions of players. We are looking for an awesome, energetic and ambitious Senior Client Developer with a background and passion for developing World class mobile gaming experiences in Unity to join our team!

With great benefits including an employee share scheme, we’re a great destination for those who want to work on cutting edge social experiences in an environment that fosters communication and creativity. We’re always looking for good people – so if you’re passionate about shaping the future of online communities and products, then this role could be for you!

We are able to offer this position as a fully remote role however please note, some occasional attendance in our UK (Nottingham or Cambridge) or Portugal (Lisbon) offices may be requested for relevant group meetings and company get togethers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop, create, debug, maintain, extend, and optimise code for game features and experiences
  • Work with your Lead, Product Manager, and the rest of the team to plan out and deliver features
  • Promote and adhere to best practices regarding code quality and performance, and continuously work to minimise technical and maintenance issues.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including non-technical ones, to help design and develop features for a live title
  • Help break down complex tasks into smaller deliverables. Agile + Scrum.
  • Identify and call out risks and suggest solutions in both existing code and new features
  • Keep up to date with Unity engine features and best practices for performant code
  • Write clear, efficient, robust, and maintainable code using C# and Unity
  • Work closely with our QA department to ensure that features do not introduce new bugs
  • Participate in the architecture and code review processes of the team.
  • Writing and maintaining technical documentation, where appropriate


  • Significant experience of product (game, graphics tools, engineering) programming with Unity
  • Shipped at least two products or been part of a large live product using Unity
  • Clear understanding of the Unity game engine
  • Good knowledge of, and experience programming in, C#
  • Experience of Mobile native build (Android/Gradle/Kotlin/Java, iOS/Xcode/Obj-C/Swift) advantageous
  • Knowledge or familiarity with Unity Native Plug-in and C++ advantageous
  • Experience with integration with Backend services and API’s
  • Excellent communication skills: you will be working on features that require you to work with colleagues from both other Engineering disciplines and, also non-technical team


  • Worked on a Continuous Delivery ‘live’ product
  • Experience with build systems for mobile games (Jenkins, Perforce, SVN) on multiple platforms (OSX, IOS, Android, PC)
  • Knowledge of Version control systems (Perforce, git & SVN)
  • Knowledge of OpenGL/Metal
  • Experience with C++ programming
  • Experience working in networked/multi-player games
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams
  • Experience with the Unity Profiler
  • Experience with creating UI-heavy features
  • Experience working on a large legacy product
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