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Programming Vacancies

Remote Senior/Lead Network Programmer AAA – REF 2722

We are working with an exciting AAA shooter-based videogames studio who are looking for a Senior/Lead Network Programmer to join their team exciting team and help on their latest titles. This role is offered fully remote.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for designing and implementing the required online solutions for the latest project
  • Research and develop new technologies that are applicable to the project
  • Follow best practises, development processes and coding standards
  • Architect from high level systems to low level performance tweaks in C/C++
  • Build tools and workflows to enable developer efficiency and autonomy
  • Help and mentor junior members of your team
  • Improve player experience by optimizing systems for latency, bandwidth, CPU usage and memory
  • Understanding of all game engine systems to work with and discuss needs from other departments
  • Generation of cost-effective pipelines for the online area of the project

Who you are:

  • 10+ years of programming experience (at least 3 in a Lead/Senior role in UE)
  • 2+ Shipped AA/AAA titles (at least 1 in a Lead/Senior role and in UE)
  • Strong C & C++ skills
  • Exposure to AWS or other Cloud Service Provider technologies
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Proficiency and knowledge of Unreal Engine 4/5
  • Network infrastructure and optimization experience
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours with no crunch
  • Remote/home working option
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Company social events
  • Professional learning and development opportunities

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2722.

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


Unity Programmer VR Games Malta – REF 2551

We are working with an exciting game studio based in Malta, looking for Unity programmers to work on their different game platforms.  We're looking for a candidate with proven experience releasing commercial video game products on Steam, console, or VR headset platforms, where play is the primary factor.

What you will be doing:

  • Write clean and maintainable code in C# using the Unity engine
  • Investigate and resolve bugs and performance issues
  • Optimise overall game performance
  • Help drive the creative vision and quality forward for your team

Who you are:

  • 2+ years of experience working in a Unity programming role or similar  
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Great Unity knowledge and proficiency
  • Strong C# knowledge
  • Great teamworking and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Ability to work with state-of-the-art tech
  • Great benefits package
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

To apply pls forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2551.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Remote Lead Engine Programmer AAA – REF 2713

We are working with a well-established AAA games studio, who are looking for a Lead Engine Programmer to join their talented team and help drive the studio forward. This role is offered fully remotely.

What you will be doing:

  • Write high quality and maintainable code as well as optimise code for performance
  • Lead, manage and mentor the Engine programming department
  • Meet game design and technical requirements
  • Communicate across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure game requirements and quality is met
  • Develop and implement cutting-edge intuitive solutions for next-gen gameplay
  • Debug, and extend existing code
  • Provide day-to-day feedback and solve problems
  • Stay up to date with features from other engines

Who you are:

  • 8+ years of experience in an Engine programming role or similar
  • At least 2 AAA projects shipped from start to finish
  • At least 2+ years of experience leading a team of programmers
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 or 5
  • Excellent proficiency and knowledge of C++ skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication with the ability to articulate ideas effectively
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong mentorship and leadership skills
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours with no crunch
  • Remote/home working option
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Company social events
  • Professional learning and development opportunities

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2713.

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


Senior Animation Programmer AAA London – REF 2711

Our client is a leading AAA action-based games studio in London, who are looking for a Senior Animation Programmer to join their talented team.

What you will be doing:

  • As a team work to prototype, conceive and implement exciting gameplay features and sequences
  • Work closely with multi-disciplinary teams to create, implement and debug animations
  • Ensure coding standards are followed with regular code reviews
  • Improve the workflows of the animation team
  • Build positive relationships within and outside of the Art team
  • Iterate, test and review upon animation and tun them to the highest quality
  • Collaborate with the Art Leads to drive for high and consistent quality across the project

Who you are:

  • 3+ years in an Animation Programmer role or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in Art/Animation or relevant
  • Strong understanding of 3D animation software packages e.g., Maya or Motion Builder
  • Good understanding of character pipeline
  • Knowledge and experience with game engines e.g., Unreal Engine
  • Good understanding of mathematical skills
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with generous bonus scheme
  • Great benefits package including private medical insurance
  • Amazing additional perks e.g., car leasing and cycle to work schemes
  • Friendly and supportive work environment with social events/parties

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2711.

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


Remote Lead Unity Developer – REF 2712

We are working with a leading independent AI technologies company, who are looking for a Lead Unity Developer to help join their talented team. This role is offered fully remote or at their studios based in Edinburgh.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible a lead a team of unity gameplay programmers, using your experience and insight to offer support
  • Direct your team in their technical tasks and workload
  • Drive the creative vision and technical quality forward for your team
  • Manage and build relationships with stakeholders
  • Investigate and resolve bugs and performance issues
  • Design and develop cutting-edge features
  • Develop efficient workflows and production processes
  • Deliver clear informative and engaging updates to relevant stakeholders

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Unity Developer or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Excellent knowledge and proficiency with Unity
  • Great experience using C++
  • Team management experience
  • Experience with common game AI systems
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Remote working option with flexible working hours
  • Great benefits package including private healthcare
  • Supportive and friendly work environment
  • Opportunities for professional growth

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2712.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Senior Game Content Tools Programmer AAA London– REF 1995

We are working with a leading action games studio looking for a Senior Tools Programmer to work on their pillar titles. As part of your role, you will be focusing on creating, extending, and maintaining a collection of game production tools and pipelines.

What you will be doing:

  • Using Unreal Engine and DCC tools such as Houdini, you will be creating, extending, and maintaining tools and pipelines
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to create software solutions which are effective and user-friendly
  • Help and mentor junior members of the programming team
  • Write clear, maintainable, and portable code
  • Communicate ideas and intent to both technical and non-technical members of the team
  • Take ownership of specific tools over entire project life cycle

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Tools Programmer role or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience working with DCC tools such as Houdini
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Experience with Python
  • Passion for videogames

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with generous bonus scheme
  • Great benefits package including private medical insurance
  • Amazing additional perks e.g., car leasing and cycle to work schemes
  • Friendly and supportive work environment with social events/parties

Application

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 1995.

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


Remote Junior Graphics Programmer Scotland – REF 2710

Our client is a leading animation studio based in Scotland, looking for a talented Junior Graphics Programmer to join their team. This role is offered on-site or fully remote if based in the UK or Ireland.

What you will be doing:

  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to make an amazing story focused on visual storytelling
  • Design, build and research new software tools and processing workflows
  • Identify and solve problems on live projects
  • Follow best practises, development process and documentation
  • Develop high performance and robust code

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field
  • Experience working as a Graphics programmer on previous projects
  • Strong C++ skills including UI development
  • Good mathematical skills and understanding of 3D geometric primitives
  • Use of GIT/SVN or equivalent version control system
  • Great English written and verbal communication

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Great pension and life assurance schemes
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Opportunity for professional growth and experience
  • Remote working opportunity if based in the UK or Ireland

Application

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 2710. 

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.
We do not discriminate. We are a GDPR compliant company.


Remote Gameplay Programmer AAA – REF 2709

We are working with an exciting mobile game studio based in India, looking for a Gameplay Programmer to join their talented team and work on their latest exciting titles. This role is offered fully remote within 5-hour time zone to India.

What you will be doing:

  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to develop features and achieve high-level goals for the project
  • Prototype, implement and maintaining key gameplay programmer
  • Create and follow high quality documentation and coding standards
  • Identify, anticipate, and solve code problems
  • Create immersive and compelling gameplay experiences
  • Participate in regular code reviews

Who are you:

  • 2+ years of experience in a gameplay programmer or relevant field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Experience working on a multiplayer FPS game
  • Unreal Engine knowledge and experience
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Fully remote working offered
  • Great benefits package
  • Healthy work/life balance
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2709.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity company, valuing diversity and does not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Remote Lead Programmer Games Austria – REF 2707

Our client is an exciting sandbox game studio based in Austria, looking for a Lead Programmer to join their dynamic team. As part your role you will be responsible for the development of gameplay features, services and tools and lead the creative programming vision for the studio. This role is offered fully remote or on-site at their studio in Austria. 

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure you and your team produce high quality code and create amazing gameplay experiences
  • Lead a team of programmers and work across multi-disciplinary teams to deliver on the vision of the game
  • Mentor and help junior members of the coding team
  • Anticipate, identify, and solve technical issues
  • Communicate with project stakeholders, external partners, and team members to ensure smooth development and visibility
  • Keep up to date with the latest software engineer methodologies and principles

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience in a programmer position or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar
  • Excellent C++ skills  
  • Experience and proficiency using Unreal Engine 4
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of gameplay systems
  • Good understanding of physics in video games
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience coaching and mentoring junior members of a team

Benefits

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance provided to one of the most liveable and cultural cities in the world
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Professional growth and training offered
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application

If interested, please send your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2707.

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


Audio Programmer Games Germany – REF 2704

Our client is a well-established games studio based in the Southern Germany looking for a talented Audio Programmer to join their team. As part of your role your main goal will be to create the best possible audio experience.  

What you will be doing:

  • Work across multiply disciplinary teams to implement tools, systems, and scripts to create the best possible audio experience
  • Be responsible for the delivery of audio solutions
  • Adhere to team coding standards and best practises
  • Help improve the efficiency of the audio technology pipeline

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in an Audio Programmer or similar
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or similar
  • Passion for sound and audio
  • Excellent English language skills
  • General experience with Unreal Engine 4

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Excellent benefits package including health insurance
  • Great work-life balance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Good additional benefits e.g., language classes and fitness studio

Application

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2704.

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


Senior DevOps Programmer Games NW England/Remote – REF 2701

Our client is a well-established PC and Console studio based in the NW of England. They are now looking for a talented DevOps Programmer to join their team. This role is offered remote if you are based in the UK, Ireland, or Portugal.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop and design platform architectures for infrastructure
  • Help shape DevOps strategy and prioritize areas of improvement and investment
  • Work with engineering teams to drive towards better continuous integration and delivery pipelines
  • Mentor and help junior members of the team
  • Troubleshoot and help resolve production problems
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to drive best practises
  • Take shared ownership of cloud infrastructure administration and monitoring solutions

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a DevOps, Software Engineer, System administrator or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Great knowledge of hybrid and cloud environments e.g., AWS and Azure
  • Strong understanding of DevOps tools, best practises, and infrastructure as code
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Good team working and interpersonal skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great work life balance
  • Superb benefits package
  • Opportunity for professional development and training
  • Supportive and friendly work environment

Application:

If interested, please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2701.

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


Senior Gameplay Programmer Games NW England/Remote – REF 2609

We are working with an exciting PC and console studio based in the NW of England crafting their own IPs as well as working on AAA titles. They are now looking for a talented Senior Gameplay Programmer to join their team. This role is offered onsite but available for remote working if based in the UK, Ireland, and Portugal.

What you will be doing:

  • Create immersive and compelling gameplay experiences
  • Drive development and technical design, creating innovative solutions for complex problems
  • Mentor and help junior members of the programming team
  • Prototype new gameplay features and explore creative ideas
  • Work within technical constraints to meet performance and quality goals
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to help streamline developmental processes
  • Create high quality documentation where required

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Gameplay Programmer or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Excellent C++ programming skills and experience
  • Strong Unreal Engine 4/5 experience
  • Experience mentoring and helping junior members of the team
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for videogames

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great work life balance
  • Superb benefits package
  • Opportunity for professional development and training
  • Supportive and friendly work environment

Application:

If interested, please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2609.

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


Senior Network Programmer Games NW of England - Ref 2242

We are working with a PC and console studio based in the NW of England crafting their own IPs as well as working on AAA titles.  We’re looking to grow our world-class team and nurture our own titles. This role is offered onsite with some remote working if you are UK based.

What will you do?

  • Assist in choosing real-time multiplayer network technologies and matchmaking
  • Research and implement multiplayer game mechanics and infrastructure
  • Project features in this area from start to finish including prototyping, architecture, profiling and maintenance
  • Collaborating with server team on integration approaches
  • Support and mentor junior members of the team, building up their skills and upholding best practice in this area
  • Ensure techniques and implementations achieve optimal results for PC and console and optimise performance
  • Identify technical and developmental risks and find solutions

What skills do you need?

  • REST API
  • Authentication systems
  • Sockets. Web Sockets
  • Compression
  • Online presence
  • Integrating UI and network TRCs
  • Security strategies
  • Anticheat and encryption knowledge
  • Unreal, CloudScript a bonus

Benefits

No crunch, advancement, training, great worklife balance

Applications

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2242.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.


Lead/Principal Graphics Programmer AAA London – REF 2700

We are working with an award-winning studio based in London, who creates team-based multiplayer games. They are now looking for a talented Lead/Principal Graphics Programmer to join their team.

What you will be doing:

  • Driving the effort of your team from architecture design to implementation of large-scale rendering features
  • Identify risks and blockers early and play a part in removing them
  • Ensure your team is reaching critical milestones on time  
  • Mentor and support junior members of your team
  • Drive a clear technical direction and ensure best practises within your team
  • Keep up to date with the latest developments in graphics technology
  • Communicate ideas and constraints to both technical and non-technical team members

Who you are:

  • 5+ years in a Graphics Programmer role or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Expert knowledge and experience using C++
  • Great understanding of the graphics coding process, standards, and methodologies
  • Strong understanding of 3D game related principles
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in all phases of game development
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits including private medical and dental cover
  • Generous bonus and reward schemes
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Excellent additional perks including discounts, car leasing schemes etc

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2700.

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


Web Developer Games France – REF 2699

Our client is a highly acclaimed indie game studio based in the South-West of France. They are now looking for a talented Web Developer to join their exciting team.

What you will be doing:

  • Create and develop new features for the game studio
  • Work in collaboration to the art team to ensure that the UI achieves both usability and aesthetic goals
  • Be responsible for a good standard of documentation of your work
  • Work under the Lead UI Programmer and with the UI team

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Web Developer role or similar
  • Strong knowledge in Typescript, HTML5/ CSS
  • Great teamworking and interpersonal skills
  • Good vision of gameplay and UI architecture
  • Be able to communicate in French and English

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits package including health insurance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Profit sharing and holiday bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Amazing added benefits in terms of transportation, sports, studio media library

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2699.

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


Gameplay Programmer AAA Midlands UK Contract – REF 2698

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in the Midlands, UK who are seeking a Gameplay Programmer to join their team and work on their upcoming projects. This role is offered as a 12-to-24-month contract.

What you will be doing:

  • Create immersive and compelling gameplay experiences
  • Maintain and build well-engineered C++ code
  • Design, develop, and test systems
  • Help implement technical design specifications
  • Anticipate and solve bugs and issues along the coding process
  • Mentor and help junior members of the team

Who you are:

  • 2+ years of experience in a Gameplay Programmer role or similar
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Great C++ knowledge and proficiency
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with design and implementing re-usable systems
  • A passion for games

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits package including health insurance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Profit sharing and holiday bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Amazing added benefits in terms of transportation, sports, studio media library

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2698.

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


JS/TS Gameplay Programmer Games France – 2697

Our client is a highly acclaimed indie game studio based in the South-West France; they are now looking for a JavaScript/Typescript Gameplay Programmer to join their exciting team.

What you will be doing:

  • Hands-on prototyping, developing, implementing, and maintaining key gameplay systems
  • Work within technical constraints to meet performance and quality goals
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to develop and refine game mechanics
  • Follow best practices, development process, documentation, and coding standards
  • Identify and anticipate risks associated with tasks

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Gameplay Programmer position or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Excellent knowledge and proficiency of JavaScript and TypeScript
  • Good understanding of gameplay system implementation
  • Solid understanding of mathematics
  • Great communication and teamworking skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits package including health insurance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Profit sharing and holiday bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Amazing added benefits in terms of transportation, sports, studio media library

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2697.

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


UI Programmer C++ Games France – REF 1860

We are working with a fantastic indie game studio based in the South-West of France, who are looking for a UI Programmer to join their talented team.

What you will be doing:

  • Create, test, and refine UI features
  • Interact and communicate with the Design team integrating interfaces
  • Participate and produce a high standard of documentation for elements designed or programmer
  • While working with the Art team, ensure UI achieves both aesthetic and usability goals
  • Support other programmers and teams with UI

Who you are:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a UI Programmer position or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Experience with UI frameworks
  • Strong C++ knowledge
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits package including health insurance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Profit sharing and holiday bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Amazing added benefits in terms of transportation, sports, studio media library

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 1860.

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


Senior Graphics Programmer Games France – REF 2696

Our client is an exciting indie games studio based in the South-West of France, now they are looking for a talented Senior Graphics Programmer to join their team. As part of your role, you will join the engine team and use your expertise to help on their latest project.

What you will be doing:

  • Implement graphics algorithms, processes, and techniques
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to plan, develop and improve 3D technology
  • Debug and fix issues in the 3D technology
  • Ensure coding is up to a high standard and followed with regular code reviews
  • Mentor and help junior members of the team
  • Keep up to date on the latest developments in graphics technology
  • Plan and estimate work schedules ensuring they’re on time and completed to a high standard

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Graphics Programmer role or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Knowledge of at least one graphics API (DirectX, Vulkan etc) including shader development and debugging
  • Solid understanding of 3D linear algebra
  • Strong knowledge of C++
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience with modern rendering techniques e.g., TAA, deferred rendering
  • A passion for videogames

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits package including health insurance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Profit sharing and holiday bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Amazing added benefits in terms of transportation, sports, studio media library

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2696.

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


Senior Tools Programmer Games France – REF 2695

We are working with an indie game studio based in the South-West of France, who are looking for a talented Senior Tools Programmer to join their team. As part of your role, you will look to improve the tools of the production pipeline and the game editor.

What you will be doing:

  • Work and communicate across multi-disciplinary teams to help propose technical solutions
  • Design and develop new features for the game editor
  • Create and improve on existing tools of production pipeline
  • Be aware of market trends and be able to integrate emerging technologies in our pipeline
  • Ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner and to a consistent high-quality standard
  • Be involved in the drafting of public documentation of your tools
  • Help mentor and support junior members of the team

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Tools Programmer or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Strong knowledge of C++
  • Experience with GUI frameworks
  • Great proficiency and knowledge of version management tools e.g., Perforce/Git/SVN
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits package including health insurance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Profit sharing and holiday bonus
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Amazing added benefits in terms of transportation, sports, studio media library

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2695.

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


Tools Programmer – France – PC Simulations Games


· The goal is to develop a new UI production flow via an in-house tool that will be used by our development teams.

· An opportunity to contribute directly to a legendary video game license, with very high quality standards (+90 Metacritic).

· This role will also allow you to have a strong impact on the daily lives of studio developers, with a tool that will make lifee asier for many colleagues.

Your team:

You will join the Simulator team, and your “customers” will be the artists and programmers of the UI team. On a daily basis, you will have direct contact with 15 teammates. You will be under the supervision of our Lead Engine Programmer.

Your missions:

• You will learn about specifications that are already well advanced for this new tool, it is up to you to challenge it and implement its development.

• You will work closely with your Engine and Art colleagues to find pragmatic solutions adapted to the existing code.

• In communication with the production teams, you will take feedback into account and will be able to propose technical solutions.

• You will provide support for your tools via severa lcommunication channels

• You will take part in writing the documentation for your tools

• You will present your work to your colleagues during reviews

YOUR PROFILE

Keys to success in this role:

• You have in-depth knowledge of C++

• You like to develop production tools

• You are sensitive to the well-being of the users of your tools, as well as their satisfaction

• You are very comfortable in communication, you have easy contact

• You regularly use version management tools (Perforce /Git)

The little extra to be even more comfortable in thisrole:

• You have a good UI/UX sensitivity

CV to cvs@big-planet.biz to apply 


C# Programmer South-West of France – REF 2692

We are working with a well-established game studio who are looking for a C# Programmer to join their team located in the beautiful South-West of France.

What you will be doing:

  • Work across multidisciplinary teams to being solutions to existing code and problem
  • Produce high level documentations for your various elements and designs
  • Collaborate productively, communicating ideas and issues across disciplines
  • Develop, maintain, and improve content ingestion tools as well as publishing tools
  • Improve existing game features based on player feedback

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a programming role or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Strong knowledge and proficiency of C#
  • Good understanding of design principles and game design principles
  • Passion for videogames
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Good knowledge of C++
  • Great collaboration and teamworking skills

Benefits

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits package including health insurance
  • Relocation support provided
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2692.

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Remote Mid-Senior Data Programmer Games Contract SE England REF 2610

Our client is a mobile games studio looking for a Mid-Senior Data Programmer to join their talented team. As part of your role, you will create tools and develop the infrastructure for the game, you will work closely alongside the engineering teams and Data Science teams.
This role is offered as a 6-month contract, fully remote or hybrid with their office located in the South-East of England.

What will you do?

  • As a senior - Oversee activities and mentor junior engineers, ensuring execution of their duties and alignment with business vision and objectives
  • Develop queries for ad hoc business projects as well as accurate ongoing reporting
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL, NoSQL, and AWS big data technologies.
  • Independently create and run automation scripts for operational data processing
  • Work closely with the Engineering teams and Data Science teams to extract data and deliver quality deliverables
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems

Who you are?

  • 2+ years of data engineering experience, no game experience needed
  • Experience with event streaming platforms e.g., Kinesis, Kafka or similar
  • ETL pipeline cycles
  • Knowledge and experience using Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Clickhouse and Redshift databases
  • Databases e.g., SQL, NoSQL, Spark, and MySQL
  • Good knowledge of AWS, S3 and Glu
  • Scripting languages e.g., Java, Python…
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • High proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

 Benefits

  • Hybrid/Remote working opportunities alongside an office in one of the most vibrate cities in the world
  • A competitive salary
  • No crunch
  • Long holidays
  • Private Medical insurance
  • Cross-team learning opportunities
  • Friendly and supportive team working environment

Application

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2610.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Remote Senior Game Programmer AAA Berlin – REF 2690

Our client is an exciting F2P action-based game studio who are passionate about creating awesome game experiences. They are now looking for a Senior Game Programmer to join their experienced team.

What you will be doing:

  • Write high-quality and reliable code for the studio’s games
  • Develop game features, systems, and technology
  • Maintain and write technical design and software system documentation
  • Mentor and help junior members of the Programming team
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to implement code, provide feedback and design solutions
  • Participate in code and architecture reviews

Who you are:

  • 4+ years of programming experience or similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills
  • Experience in a leadership and mentoring role
  • Great English written and verbal skills
  • Passionate about videogames

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with a great work-life balance
  • Relocation package offered
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Studio located in one of the most vibrant cities in the world
  • Professional growth and trainings offered

Application

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2690.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency, and we are GDPR compliant.


Remote Senior Online Programmer AAA Berlin – REF 2471

Our client is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Senior Online Programmer join their highly spirited team. You would be working on the online features of an F2P multiplayer shooter. 

What you will be doing:

  • Write high quality clean and maintainable C++ and C# code
  • Design and implement systems and tools that support the networking needs of the game
  • Create design documentations that are up to a good standard
  • Work with existing technologies and game codebase to develop and enhance online gameplay
  • Ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner and are consistent
  • Help mentor and share your knowledge with junior members on the programming team
  • Integrate platform services and SDKs e.g., Steam, Xbox Live and PSN
  • Research new technologies and tools to improve on existing services

Who you are:

  • 4+ years of experience in a programming role in the games industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Exceptional knowledge and proficiency of C++, C#, and other similar languages
  • Solid understanding of networked multiplayer and backend implementation
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure on any major providers e.g., Azure, AWS, SQL/NoSQL databases
  • Good knowledge and proficiency with Unreal Engine including UMG and build systems
  • Experience with testing automation framework
  • Passion for videogames
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience implementing game systems and features

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with a great work-life balance
  • Relocation package offered
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Studio located in one of the most vibrant cities in the world
  • Professional growth and trainings offered

Application

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2463.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency, and we are GDPR compliant.



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