Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3542/2

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 2SL
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience
Qualification required: Degree in Maths/Physics/Comp Science/Engineering
Closing Date: 28 January 2018
KTP Advert Ref: 3542/2
An exciting opportunity has become available to work full time on a 30-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop products with unique technological selling points, which are based on ‘real’ physical environments, to enable the launch of new computer games titles for virtual reality platforms and support future licensing income.

Please apply via CV and covering letter at https://manmetjobs.mmu.ac.uk/jobs
Skills required: Qualification we require:

Good first degree in a highly numerate discipline: Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering.

Knowledge and/or experience is required in some of the following:

• Strong programming skills, preferably with experience in C/C++.
• Strong mathematics skills, ideally with working knowledge of areas of mathematics relevant to computer graphics and physics simulation (linear algebra, numerical analysis, vector calculus).

Personal attributes:

• Good communicator with the ability to engage at all levels.
• Aptitude to work autonomously as well as engagement within a team.
• Organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated.
• Good command of written and spoken English.
• Capable of communicating complex concepts in a clear manner to a wide-ranging audience.
Knowledge Base Partner: Manchester Metropolitan University
Company partner: CherryPop Games Limited
Company business area: Multi-platform development studio specialising in immersive gaming experiences; blending emerging technology with a social setting to enable social interaction in the virtual world. Develop Virtual Reality entertainment software expertise in the underlying technologies and in cross-platform development.
Contact: Emma Kelly, Manchester Metropolitan University
Ormond Building
Lower Ormond Street
Manchester
M15 6BX, Tel: 01612472842
ktp@mmu.ac.uk

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