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Programming Vacancies

Game Programmer - Quebec Ref 1515

We are working with a highly successful digital games and simulation studio based in the beautiful city of Quebec, Canada looking for a new Game Programmer to join their studio and work on their website, Web and mobile applications. 

This studio believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games. They specialise in original games, VR, mobile and multiple platforms to create unique gaming experiences.

What will you be doing?

  • Defining key technical requirements
  • Game/online community/virtual world conceptual architecture
  • Participating in the estimation of work requirements
  • Working methods development e.g. methods, tools and technologies

Who you are

  • Educated to degree level
  • 2+ years' experience in game development
  • Unity3D/Unreal
  • C++/C#
  • Appreciation of game development cycle
  • French and English

Benefits

This studio offers a competitive salary, health and dental care, free healthy snacks and the opportunity to work in a comfortable and friendly environment on projects which you can be genuinely proud of.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1515.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Core Tech Programmer Game Studio UK South Ref 1513

We are working with a multiplayer game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Core Tech Programmer to join their team and work on their exciting new PC and console title.

What will you be doing?

  • Implementing the core systems, pipeline and infrastructure
  • Ensuring high quality features are delivered on time
  • Planning and maintaining core engine features
  • Data structures and algorithms with a focus on scalability, performance and memory usage

Who you are

  • Strong C++ including professional experience
  • Computer science and maths
  • Systems development e.g. I/O, rendering, low-level networking, memory management, content pipelines...for 1+ released console title
  • Code profiling and optimisation for CPU, GPU, memory and bandwidth usage
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Unreal Engine 4 development a bonus
  • Experience with games as a service a bonus
  • Automated testing techniques a bonus

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a relaxed and friendly environment. This studio offers social events, a competitive salary, pension, holiday allowance and health benefits.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1513.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior C++ Technology Developer AAA Games Midlands UK Ref 1512

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a Senior C++ Technology Developer to join their team.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking ownership of the design and implementation of the underlying technologies
  • Mentoring junior staff members
  • Estimating time/cost of feature implementation
  • Designing and debugging

Who you are

  • 5+ years' professional experience with C++, coding and debugging
  • 1+ released console title
  • Game development e.g. graphics, networking, AI...
  • Commercial/large in-house game engine experience
  • Game development build and pipeline systems
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Small team management a bonus
  • Large scale asset pipelines a bonus
  • Source control and asset management tools a bonus

Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading game studio. This studio offers holiday and flexi-time benefits, a relaxed a positive team environment, social staff events and an excellent remuneration package.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1512.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Performance Programmer AAA Games UK Ref 1503

We are working with a AAA family-friendly game studio based in the NW of Enlgand who is looking for a Performance Programmer to join their team and help to deliver the high quality that this studio is known for.

What will you be doing?

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, programmers, artists, animators and testers
  • Ensuring smooth running of level design across multiple hardware SKUs
  • Managing QA and automated testing
  • Identifying performance issues (CPU/GPU) and providing solutions
  • Mentoring junior team members as well as providing advice to other departments regarding performance and memory optimisations

Who you are

  • Experience in the games industry
  • Degree in Computer Science or similar/related experience
  • Oriented C++
  • Optimisation of code/assets
  • 3D maths and physics
  • Performance and memory footprint optimisation e.g. using PIX, Tuner, Vtune...
  • Common engine bottlenecks e.g. CPU/GPU
  • Debugging and documentation skills

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic bonus and pension scheme.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1503.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliany.

Associate C++ Render Tech Developer Cheshire UK Ref 1496

We are working with a family-friendly AAA game studio based in Cheshire, UK who is looking for an Associate C++ Render Tech Developer to join their team.  

What will you be doing?


  • Building graphical features
  • Maintaining the existing engine features and tools
  • Helping to support development of engines across multiple platforms
  • Profiling and optimisation
Who you are


  • Some studio experience
  • First Class degree in Computer Science/Maths/Physics or similar
  • C++
  • Object oriented programming techniques
  • Real time rendering API’s e.g. DirectX, Metal, OpenGL…
  • Debugging skills
  • Unity/Unreal Engine a bonus
Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic bonus and pension scheme.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1496.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior QA Automation Developer AAA Games UK South Ref 1494

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Senior QA Automation Developer to join their team and work and work on their exciting new title.

What will you be doing?

  • Maintaining and building on the development pipeline
  • Ensuring maintenance and functionality of the QA Automation Framework
  • Functional and non-functional test automation

Who you are

  • 5+ years experience in a similar role
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Tech stack

  • Python
  • C/C++
  • Development backend systems e.g. CI/CD pipeline
  • Perforce a bonus
  • Unreal Engine a bonus
  • UI frameworks a bonus
Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the UK's leading game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, an excellent pension and annual bonus scheme, 25 days of paid holiday and great relocation support.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1494.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

C++ Gameplay Engineer Self-Driving Cars South UK Ref 1489

We are working with a pioneering AI studio, based in the South of England, specialising in self-driving cars looking for a C++ gameplay engineer to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an ambitous team striving to be the future of innovative and autonomous cars using intelligent algorithms.

What will you be doing?

  • Building realistic traffic, pedestrian and roadside simulations
  • Prototyping and coding
  • Taking part in the design process
  • Creating base systems and tools


Who you are

  • C++
  • Experience with game engines e.g. Unreal Engine 4, Unity3D...
  • Agile development, CI, code-reviewing...
  • Experience in software/robotics/automotive/tech/gaming
  • Graphics, visualisation and UI
  • Experience with modelling traffic/pedestrians simulations a bonus


Benefits

This is a great opportunity to join an exciting and cutting-edge studio working on ground-breaking projects. This studio offers a competitive salary, state-of-the-art technology as well as the chance to progress your career in the world of AI and Robotics.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1489.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

C++ Network Engineer VR Studio Amsterdam Ref 1485

We are working with a leading independent virtual reality studio based in Amsterdam who is looking for a C++ Network Engineer to join their talented team. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the studio's groundbreaking games and experiences.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing the network features, ensuring network safety and efficiency
  • Building technical designs as well as efficient networking implementations and online gameplay features
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team on design challenges to ensure captivating multiplayer experiences
  • Ensuring smooth running performance
  • Developing networking tools
  • Problem analysis and debugging
  • Network system optimisation

Who you are

  • 1+ game project including network/multiplayer development
  • 1+ project using Unreal Engine
  • Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
  • Amazom Web Services (AWS)
  • Previous experience writing in C++
  • VR experience a distinct bonus

Benefits

You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and collaborative environment, have a great work-life balance and no crunch. This is an inclusive studio that values their staff, offering on the job training as well as competitive salaries.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1485.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Generalist Programmer Simulation Game Studio SE England Ref 1483

We are working with a highly successful console games and simulation studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Generalist Programmer to join their talented team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a studio who believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games.

What will you be doing?

  • Driving systems and gameplay features throughout the development cycle
  • Implementing high quality engine and tools features within schedule
  • Providing solutions to any anticipated technical/workflow issues
  • Maintaining the existing codebase

Who you are

  • 2+ years in commercial video game development
  • Strong C++
  • Maths and 3D Algebra skills
  • UE4
  • Practical game and simulation system development
  • Appreciation of Software Engineering and Software Architecture principles and practice
  • Graphics, physics, animation, audio and online systems interfacing

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to have a significant impact on the future of this studio's games in a challenging but supportive environment. This studio offers a fantastic work-life balance, a competitive salary and state-of-the-art technology.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1483.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Technical Director AAA Games China Ref 1469

We are working with a AAA game studio based in China who is looking for a Technical Director to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on the lead frontier of video games using cutting-edge technology.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing a team of Lead Programmers and Team Leaders
  • Taking ownership of the technical design, directing the art, design, sound and QA
  • Ensuring high-quality performance through management of the software engineering department
  • Ensuring high-quality programming deliverables
  • Recruitment and training

Who you are

  • Strong C++
  • 8+ years programming experience
  • Bachelor's degree in IT/Computer Science/Software Academy
  • Additional programming languages e.g. C#, Objective-C, LUA, Unreal Script, Python, OO Design/Programming, Memory and Performance, Multi-Core and -Threading, Algorithms and Data-Structures...
  • Solid understanding of game development including tools, engines, offline data compilation...
  • Understanding of middleware e.g. Unreal Engine 3, Havok Animation/Physics/Vision/AI/PhysX (APEX), FMOD, Scaleform, Phyre Engine, Face-FX...
  • Technical documentation

Benefits

This studio offers competitive salaries, excellent relocation packages and great work life balance. You will be given the opportunity to work in a diverse and collaborative environment.


Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1469.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior C# Unity Systems Programmers F2P Games Copenhagen Ref 1460

We are working with a F2P game studio based in the lively, cosmopolitan city of Copenhagen. The studio is looking to hire multiple Senior C# Unity Systems Programmers to join their team and work on the creative world of a fast-paced game for PC and console.

What will you be doing?

  • Systems architecture development
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, artists and programmers
  • Developing and implementing tools
  • Performance and stability tools maintenance
  • Converting the game to multiple platforms
  • Providing solutions for pipeline issues


Who you are

  • 5+ years in programming
  • Strong C# and Unity
  • Game content pipeline tools
  • Debugging skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Rendering, shader development and graphics hardware a bonus
  • Animation and camera/lighting control a bonus
  • C++/WPF/Javascript...a bonus
  • Agile development a bonus
  • Console experience a bonus


Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on an exciting new title currently under NDA. This studio is based in a beautiful, scenic and lively capital city.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1460.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Mid-Senior Server Programmer cross-platform Games South UK Ref 1450

We are working with a cross-platform game studio based in the South of England who is looking for Mid-Senior Server Programmers to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on their pillar games, enjoyed by millions of players worldwide.

What will you be doing?

  • Designing and implementing scalable backend services
  • Planning game features alongside the design and client-side engineering teams
  • Regulating live systems

Who you are

  • C#.NET/PHP/Java/C++/Phython
  • Online game development e.g. apps, websites...
  • Development practices e.g. source control, automated testing...
  • Redis/Azure Document/AWS DynamoDB/SQL/Elasticsearch a bonus
  • Microsoft Azure/AWS platform application deployment a bonus
  • Unity/C++/Android/iOS development a bonus

Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of the UK's biggest game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, a great pension and annual bonus scheme, a state-of-the-art working environment and 25 days of holiday.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1450.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Network Programmer AAA Games South UK Ref 1449

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Network Programmer to join their team and run the multiplayer network for their pillar title.

What will you be doing?

  • Real-time network technology selection
  • Multiplayer mechanics and infrastructure implementation
  • Prototyping, architecture, profiling, maintenance...
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Ensuring peak performance for both molbile and console
  • Identifying and providing solutions for developmental and technical risks


Who you are

  • 1+ real-time multiplayer game development
  • 1+ shipped AAA title
  • Mobile and multi-platform project experience
  • C#/C++
  • Appreciation of performance considerations, memory management, use of multiple processors, optimisation of runtime
  • 3D game engines e.g. Unity3D


Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the UK's biggest game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, a great pension and annual bonus scheme, a state-of-the-art working environment and 25 days of holiday.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1449.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Engine Director - AAA Studio - London Ref 1074

Engine Director - AAA Studio - London

This AAA action games studio based in the South East of England is looking for an Engine Director to work with the Core Engine, Tools and Graphics teams to work on truly fantastic, world famous titles.  


What we need from you: 


  • Expert C++ skills
  • UE4 experience
  • Understand main gaming platforms and requirements to develop software on them.
  • Shipped at least 3 AAA titles.
  • An advanced understanding of computer graphics and game technology principles.
  • Experience with network code.
  • Develop software engineering process.


About you:

  • A positive team player
  • To be proactive and helpful with ad-hoc.
  • Experience communicating the productive use of engines and their scripting component framework across a studio.
  • Must be detail oriented with an extremely high bar for the quality of delivery.
  • Handle pressure well
  • Very organized
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A real passion for games



Benefits include;
 Annual bonus scheme, Quarterly salary adjustment reviews, Free Eye Tests, Private medical care and much more!!  

Want to apply? 

Please send a copy of your CV to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1074 today!  

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

    Senior Graphics Programmer - London Ref 1081

    Senior Graphics Programmer - London 

    Our client is a world-famous AAA studio based in London with over 300 awards and nominations world-wide. We are looking for a Senior Graphics Programmer to join the very successful team and help to continue making outstanding games. 

    As a senior graphics programmer, you will work with artists to interpret their creative direction and build rendering code to achieve it, you will also work closely with the Engine Code Director to plan and implement new rendering features.  

    What we need from you:
    • Strong professional graphics background with rendering techniques
    • Expert knowledge of graphics hardware, APIs and shader programming
    • Great 3D maths skills.
    • Professional knowledge of C++
    • Experience working with major consoles
    • UE4 experience (Would be an advantage)
    • Previously worked on AAA published titles


    About you:
    • A real passion for playing and developing games
    • A great team player
    • To be proactive and helpful with ad-hoc problem solving
    • Detail orientated
    • Work independently and manage your time well
    • Great interpersonal skills


    Benefits include
    ; Annual bonus scheme, Long-service holiday rewards, Private dental care, Free fruit every day and many more!  

    Sound like the role for you? 

    Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1081.

    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

    We are a GDPR compliant company.

      Senior/Lead Mobile & Online Test Automation Programmers China Ref 1154

      This leading PC, online and mobile games studio based in China is looking for Senior and lead Mobile Game Test Automation Programmers to join their team.

      You have the opportunity to work in Shanghai or one of two other locations in South China.

      What will you be doing?

      • Building and inspecting implementation of mobile and online game test automation solutions
      • Extracting test automation requirements and driving adoption
      • Designing and implementing an integration path for existing automation tools
      • Designing and completing test plans e.g. functional, compatibility, performance, tracking product defect...
      • Leading and mentoring junior engineers


      Who you are

      • Bachelor's degree in Maths, Game Development, Computer Science or relevant field
      • 2+ years in the games industry in a similar role with a released title on any platform (PC, mobile, console)
      • Mobile platform experience
      • C based language and/or Python
      • Jira/Quickbuild/Maven/Selenium/Appium
      • English
      • Automation testing experience
      • Interpersonal and communication skills
      • AAA experience a bonus


      Benefits

      This studio offers an exceptional bonus package including target performance bonus, medical insurance, relocation expenses...

      Application
      Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1154.

      We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

        Senior and Lead QA Programmers Online Games China Ref 1153

        This leading PC, online and mobile games studio based in China is looking for Senior and Lead Game QA Programmers to join their team.

        You have the opportunity to work in Shanghai or one of two other locations in South China.

        What will you be doing?

        • Improving game quality from both the player and technical perspectives of design
        • Developing and implementing test plans
        • Building quality metrics and risk analyses for game studios
        • Using automated tools to perform tests e.g. networking, stress, performance...
        • Leading and mentoring junior engineers


        Who you are

        • Bachelor's degree in Maths, Game Development, Computer Science or relevant field
        • 2+ years in the games industry in a similar role with a released title on any platform (PC, mobile, console)
        • C based language and/or Python
        • English
        • Interpersonal and communication skills
        • AAA experience a bonus


        Benefits
        This studio offers an exceptional bonus package including target performance bonus, medical insurance, relocation expenses...

        Application
        Please email me your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1153.

        We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

          QA Programmers Online Games Studio China Ref 1152

          This leading PC, online and mobile games studio based in China is looking for Game QA Programmers to join their team.

          You have the opportunity to work in Shanghai or one of two other locations in South China.

          What will you be doing?

          • Working alongside an international team to build test plans and quality goals for mobile games
          • Improving game quality using both the player and technical perspectives of design
          • Improving game localization quality, e.g. translation, user interaction design, global cultural preference...
          • Advising the team on the global game market and technology


          Who you are

          • Bachelor's degree in Maths, Game Development, Computer Science or relevant field
          • 2+ years in the games industry in a similar role with a released title on any platform (PC, mobile, console)
          • C based language and/or Python
          • English
          • Interpersonal and communication skills
          • AAA experience a bonus


          Benefits
          This studio offers an exceptional bonus package including target performance bonus, medical insurance, relocation expenses...

          Application
          Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1152.

          We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

            Lead Programmer - Paris - State Of The Art Studio!! Ref 1033

            Lead Programmer - Paris - State Of The Art Studio!! 

            Our client is based in the heart of Paris in a state-of-the-art studio. We seek a lead programmer to join their team on an exciting major sports game project. The job is secure, with a great work life balance in a studio where the owners understand that the games industry doesn't have to crunch its workers to get results.  

            Responsibilities:

            • Lead a game coding team
            • Work with programmers, producers, designers, and artists
            • Organise tasks and schedule estimates for programming team and track development
            • Still willing to code with balance staying on top of the code base;
            • Identify risks and provide relevant solutions
            • Coordinate, mentor and build a cohesive programming team


            What we need from you: 

            • 3+ year experience in the game development
            • 2+ years experience in leading a team
            • Expert with C++
            • Good knowledge of: C, C#, Java, scripting
            • Expert in console game programming


            About you: 

            • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken;
            • Problem-solving and open-minded;
            • Working well in a team environment and willing to work in a small team studio (around 20+ people);
            • Sense of initiative, attention to details;
            • Passion for games.


            Benefits include; Competitive rates of pay, great projects to work on, a collaborative company culture and full relocation expenses.


            Sound like the role for you?
            Please forward your CV to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1033 now!!!

            We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.

            We do not discriminate.

            We are a GDPR compliant company

              DevOps Engineer AAA Games Studio Oxford UK Ref 1228

              Are you a skilled DevOps Engineer? Are you interested in working with a successful multi-award winning studio?

              This leading independent AAA games studio and media company based in Oxford, UK, is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join their team.

              What will you be doing?
              • Maintaining and building on existing CI, testing and deployment of web applications
              • Working with projects which require server infrastructure
              • Communicating technical problems
              • Following company software and security standards

              Who you are
              • 1+ years in a DevOps role preferably in games
              • Degree in a relevant area e.g. computing, science, maths...
              • Scripting e.g. Bash, Perl, Python, PHP...
              • Network protocols e.g. SSL
              • nginx, php-fpm, mysql/mariadb and Java
              • Deploying PHP and Java applications in multiple running environments
              • Virtualisation technologies e.g. Xen, VirtualBox, Vagrant...
              • Configuration management and remote execution software
              • Cloud technologies and infrastructure e.g. AWS
              • Version control e.g. git, perforce
              • Interpersonal and communication skills
              • JIRA and Confluence a bonus
              • Application containers a bonus

              Benefits
              This studio offers a creative environment, competitive pay, full corporate benefits and job satisfaction.

              Application
              Does this sound like your dream job? Then please forward your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1228.

              We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

              Lead Programmer - South East UK - AAA Studio! Ref 1195

              Lead Programmer - South East UK - AAA Studio! 

              Our client is a leading developer for AAA PC / Console Simulation games, based in Brighton. We seek a proven Lead Developer to join the team. This great development studio makes a broad range of titles to a very high standard with a well established niche following.

              The job is secure, with a great work life balance in a studio where the owners understand that the games industry doesn't have to crunch it's workers to get results.

              What you will do

              • Think critically, and apply analytical skills in resolving complex issues
              • Find and fix complex bugs in any area of the project
              • Create and own complex systems from start to finish
              • Author technical designs and best practices
              • Plan work and meet deadlines designated for team projects
              • Mentor less experienced programmers


              What we need from you:

              • 4 years' experience working in the game industry required
              • Worked on at least 2 shipped games
              • C++ or/and C#skills at expert level 
              • UE4 and/or Unity expereince 
              • Experienced in leading console and PC games development teams
              • EU authorised work permit
              • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
              • Willing to relocate to the South of England or commute 


              In return we offer competitive pay, great conditions, pension, private health care, no crunch and an annual bonus.

              Sound like the role for you?

              Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1195 now!!!

              We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.

              We do not discriminate.

              We are a GDPR compliant company

                Full Stack Developer – AAA Studio - Midlands Ref 1096

                Full Stack Developer – Warwick
                Our client is a leading AAA presence within racing games, well-known for pushing visual fidelity with each generation. With their next ambitious racing project in the works, they now seek a Full stack developer to join their fantastic team based in a state of the art sutdio in Warwick.  

                About you: 
                •  Have experience building and maintaining web-based applications.
                •  Be enthusiastic and a great team player
                •  Fantastic interpersonal skills
                •  Have a keen eye for design and function.
                •  A great problem solver. 

                What we need from you:

                • Web client user interface development with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS (SASS/LESS)
                • JavaScript frameworks experience
                • Experience with UI frameworks
                • Strong understanding of C# & the .NET framework
                • Familiar with web service development with technologies such as WebAPI & WCF to create REST/SOAP services.
                • Database design and development experience with SQL or NoSQL technologies.
                • Understanding of common security concerns associated with Web development.
                • Familiar with agile methodologies.
                • Experience with source control and working on projects as part of a team.


                Desirables:

                • Familiar with Queuing technologies such as RabbitMQ.
                • Understanding of browser compatibility and testing.
                • Mobile first / responsive design.
                • Appreciation for UX design.
                • Familiar with automated build / deployment pipelines
                • Writing build scripts in powershell.
                • Experience with automated web testing.

                Benefits include; Competitive salary, State of the art office, generous holiday allowance and great social events.  

                Sound like the role for you? 


                Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 1096.

                We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency and do not discriminate.

                Data Scientist - F2P - Spain Ref 1279

                Our client based in the breathtaking Barcelona, Spain is a leading company producing innovative free-to-play games for mobile devices and is looking for a data scientist to join their team. The games are played and highly-rated by millions of people worldwide, placing our company in the ranks of globally-respected game studios.

                What does a data scientist do?

                • Manage data processing procedures on both client/server platforms
                • Implement telemetry (events) into our games
                • Influence how data infrastructure and business intelligence tools are used within studio
                • Establish standard methodologies for data storage, ETL and automation


                What we need from you:

                • 2+ years leading analysis on an online product or mobile app (F2P a bonus)
                • SQL - 1+ year everyday use in practice (specific SQL dialect or database does not matter)
                • Any practice with data/databases from real life for at least 2 years (data clearing/administration, file import/export, work with MS Excel/Access, data visualization)
                • Experience with some visualization tool (Tableau or Power BI)
                • Relation to programming (knowledge of one language) and mathematics
                • English written and spoken


                APPRECIATED: 

                • Passion for video/mobile games
                • Experienced senior or team leader
                • Practice with Python or JAVA
                • Cloud-based experience (Google Cloud Platform, AWS), column databases
                • Experience from game industry is a plus


                Benefits:

                • Newest devices
                • Breakfast and lunch
                • Gym access
                • Fresh fruit
                • Monthly events


                Is this the role for you?

                Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1279. We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.

                We do not discriminate.

                We are a GDPR compliant company.

                  Senior UI Software Programmer Mobile Studio China Ref 1435

                  We are working with a fantastic online multiplayer studio based in Shanghai who is looking for a Senior UI Software Programmer to join their team and work on their MMO RPG, which is looking to be a hit within the Western market.

                  What will you be doing?

                  • Client programming
                  • Working on the game's battle, scene, system, interface...
                  • Analysing and solving image quality, performance and tools issues


                  Who you are

                  • 1+ years in commercial OL game development
                  • Degree in a relevant field
                  • C/C++
                  • Algorithms and data structures
                  • Unity project
                  • 3D game client development a bonus
                  • Python a bonus
                  • iOS/Android/Multi-platform development a bonus
                  • Operation and Maintenance a bonus
                  • Interpersonal and communication skills


                  Benefits

                  This studio offers great opportunities to advance your career, brilliant relocation package, very competitive salaries, and the chance to work in a high-tech state of the art studio.

                  Application

                  Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1435.

                  We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

                    Principal Tools Engineer – UK Midlands Ref 495

                    Principal Tools Engineer - Next Gen Studio - UK Midlands

                    Our Client is looking for a principal tools engineer, think you've got what it takes?Managing a team of highly skilled Engineers in a great office space located in the Midlands, you will be responsible for the delivery of their work to time and quality expectations.

                    You will set direction for the team, and work with other disciplines to ensure delivery and maintenance of a powerful and efficient toolset for others.

                    If you are driven by a passion for software engineering, as well as motivating and developing your team to deliver high quality, innovative solutions.You’ll work closely with internal and external partners, so your ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively is vital. You are highly motivated and approachable, with a strong desire to push the boundaries of technology.

                    Requirements:

                    • At least 3 years relevant engineer experience in current-gen console games
                    • Strong C# and software architecture skills
                    • Avid gamer
                    • Good, customer-focused communicator in English


                    Benefits:

                    • Competitive salary
                    • Private health care
                    • Flexi Hours
                    • childcare vouchers scheme
                    • Unforgettable company outings


                    If this sounds like the role for you

                    Please forward your CV to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 495.

                    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

                    We are a GDPR compliant company.


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