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Programming Vacancies

Lead C++ Online Developer Games UK - REF 1131

This studio based in London, UK, is looking for a Lead C++ Online Developer to join them and lead the team who support the client side features of their games.

What will you be doing?

  • Plan sprints, prioritise work and provide feedback for the team
  • Build robust and flexible interfaces which adhere to the technical aspects of the projects
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team

Who you are

  • 1+ commercial project in programming
  • Ability to interact with and integrate external APIs with game clients
  • Multi-platform console development
  • Problem-solving and organisational skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Unreal Engine 4 a bonus

Benefits

This studio offers a comfortable and friendly working environment, an excellent pension scheme and medical insurance.

Application

Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1131.

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


Remote or Onsite Senior C++ UI Programmer AAA UK Ref 2455

Do you want to create ground-breaking User Interface? Our UI programmers get the unique opportunity to develop exceptional User Interface incl. screens that are networked and visible to all players. This role is for a Senior C++ UI Programmer and offered part remote based in the UK. There will be some studio time for milestones, meetings etc. The role is also offered onsite at our AAA studio based in Nottingham.

What will you do?

·Make UI systems and tools to visualise complex gameplay and support player interaction

· Work with our designers and senior programmers to create UI systems for a range of vital areas such as real-time maps and navigation, HUDs, various screens and networks

·Collaborate closely with other programmers, designers, artists, and other engineers to contribute to a shared vision for compelling User Interface 

·Implement functional and elegant UI features from design concepts 

·Develop new functionality in the underlying UI framework to support new gameplay, metagame and bug fixing 

·Use best practice and tech for desired purpose

·Familiarity and demonstrable passion for UI

·Comfortable working with C++ in a large, shared codebase

·Knowledge of user interface concepts like layout, text, event-driven programming, and control widgets 

·Good knowledge of 3D engine concepts incl. UE4 and UMG

·PC or console experience preferred

·5+ years UI programming experience some in games

Benefits

Relocation, no crunch, bonus, good work life balance.

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2455.

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


Remote or Onsite C/C++ Technical Director - AAA UK REF - 2451

This game AAA game studio with offices based in the South of the UK and Central Europe is looking for a C/C++ Technical Director to work on their latest multiplatform titles. You will be in charge of Lead Programmers in creating quality technical solutions and games. This role can be offered remote working to UK core work hours or onsite in the UK or Holland.

Your team will write tools which directly support development efforts to produce and publish our games, and use best practices through tools and processes.

What will you do?

  • Manage the development plan, schedule, and process for multiple concurrent projects, including tasks, resources, quality, time, priorities, and costs
  • Create engineering best practices that allow the team to achieve the assigned projects and share knowledge
  • Improve processes to gain efficiencies, cost or quality that impact teams
  • Work with development teams and different partners to refine requirements 
  • Collaborate and manage partnerships with internal partners
  • Be the single contact for discipline at the project level, including working with essential external partners
  • Manage people and career development for leads, as well as the engineering team

What skills do you need?

  • 10+ years in software development/engineering management positions in C/C++
  • 5+ years in hands-on software development roles
  • AAA experience on PC or console with at least 2 titles under your belt from inception to completion
  • Extensive knowledge of software architecture & design as well as performance
  • Can write, optimise, port, clean bug free code
  • Agile/Scrum and knowing how to connect between the iterative-process and high-level programs and milestones
  • Unreal Engine 4 or other 3D engine experience is a bonus
  • Mentor and train junior to senior members of the engineering team
  • Multiplayer games experience is a plus 
  • Knowledge of backend systems
  • Expert C/C++

Benefits

Excellent pay, AAA titles, bonus, pension, top of the art tech…

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2451.

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


Java Backend Programmer Casino Games Northern Europe – REF 2439

Our client is a well-established casino games studio with a very exciting future ahead of them. To help aid their future, they are now looking for a talented backend programmer to join their talented team. This role is offered onsite in their studio in Tallinn, Estonia.

What you will be doing?

  • Develop backend systems
  • Be responsible for the full software development cycle, from design to delivery
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to develop elegant solutions
  • Troubleshoot difficult problems

Who you are?

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience in back-end development with Java
  • Good understanding of Linux and networking basis
  • Great database experience (Relational databases, NoSQL)
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • DevOps (scripting, deploying)
  • 2+ years relevant experience

Benefits

A competitive salary alongside competitive benefits including performance bonus and career development plans. This alongside a modern work environment and fun team building activities.

Application

To apply please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2439.

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


Remote Unity Developers Mobile Studio Midlands, England - REF 2291

This well known 2D hypercasual games studio specialising in sports games is looking for both graduate and experienced Unity  programmers.  You will work alongside our knowledgeable well-practiced teams and have the chance to progress and learn.  This role is open to UK residents and can be fully remote if you are based in the UK.

What we need:

– 2+ years or relevant Games industry Experience
– Current and past game technology and content.
– Unity 3D– Shipped multiple titles using Unity 3D
–Game SDK integration/bug fixing
– Excellent teamwork skills– Design, architect, test and implement game
features

Benefits

Remote working based in the UK, great pay and pension.

Application

If you are interested in this role Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 2291.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.


Remote Senior C++ Unreal Programmer PC/Console Games Europe - 2438

Our client is looking for a experienced C++v developer to join their expanding team for their game studio in Austria.  This role is offered onsite or remote.

What will you do?
Developing new and maintaining and optimising existing titles
Assist internal teams and provide support to external partners
Find technical solutions for both Programming Heads and Producers
Calculate achievable timescales and communicate the requirements to the team  

Who are you?

  • 5+ years games industry experience
  • Unreal engine 4
  • 1+ title released for PC or console
  • Technical prowess in gameplay systems, tools or GaaS and ability to communicate this to the team
  • Expert in C++, console and PC programming languages
  • Demonstrable team management and scheduling capabilities  

Benefits
We offer a permanent position in a leading European independent studio
Competitive salary
Superb benefits package  

Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2438.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.


Senior Unity Programmer Mobile Games Paris - REF 2435

We are working with a well established outsource studio based in Paris who are looking for a Mid or Senior Unity Programmer to work on a F2P mobile game.  The game is live and running and as Senior Unity Programmer you will be in charge and take over the development of some new features along with an existing team of programmers.  This role is offered onsite in our studio in Paris or remote from France. EU nationals with full working rights in France only pls apply.

What skills do you need?

  • Write, optimize, bug free code in C#
  • Unity
  • Mobile gaming
  • Video game programming
  • 4+ years’ experience working in video games in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Game Development or similar
  • Mentoring or training junior programmers
  • Working to deadline and independently

Benefits

State of the art studio, central city location, pension, no crunch…

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2435.


Build Programmer Mobile Games Spain – REF 2434

We are working with a well-established mobile games studio based in Barcelona, who are looking for a Build Programmer to help them on their mission to create fun and exciting games! This role is offered fully onsite and not offered remote.

What you will be doing?

  • Maintain and develop solutions for assembling, compiling, releasing, and deploying builds
  • Take responsibility for server provisioning, configuration, and dependencies management
  • Work across multidisciplinary teams to empower the workflow of their processes
  • Proactively look for ways to monitor and improve quality
  • Monitor and troubleshoot production issues
  • Verify the security and integrity of the infrastructure

Who you are?

  • 3+ years of work experience in a build engineering role or relevant field 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Game Development or similar
  • Ansible, Puppet, Chef or similar
  • Python, JavaScript, or other scripting languages
  • C# or C++
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration tools (Jenkins)
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Apple toolchain knowledge (Xcode, provisioning profiles) is a bonus
  • Unity build process knowledge is a bonus

Benefits

A competitive salary, with a great work life balance. Alongside relocation support to move to Barcelona and private medical insurance for you and your family. You will also have great social benefits in regular social events and parties.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2434.

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


Lead Typescript Programmer Gaming Studio Northern Europe Ref 2432

This well-known gaming studio based in Northern Europe is looking for a Lead Typescript Programmer to run their front end team. 

What will you do?

·Work within a multidisciplinary team incl. programmers, producers, designers, data…

·Typescript, PIXI.js 

·Full development lifecycle experience

·OO and design patterns knowledge

·Prototyping

·Deploy software frequently for multiple iterations

·Project methodologies incl. Agile

·KPIs incl. scheduling, milestones, team objectives, training…

·Stop bottlenecks

·Review best practice and relevant technologies to achieve it

·Work with other programming, design and production teams to ensure the best product

Benefits

Exceptional leadership from games industry veteran, city office location, competitive pay and relocation package

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2432.

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


Remote or Onsite Senior C++ Programmer Mobile Games Portugal REF 2422

This well-established mobile game studio based in Lisbon, Portugal is looking for a Senior C++ Programmer to work on client side development for their pillar titles with millions of users. This role is offered onsite in Portugal or remote from these locations: Bulgaria, UK, Turkey, Italy, Netherlands or Spain.

What will you do?

·Use Agile project methodologies in a multidisciplinary team creating code

·C++

·5+ years’ experience working in C++, not necessarily games

·OO Programming, Design skills

·Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Games Development, Physics, Maths or similar

·English

·Write, maintain, optimize, bug free code

Benefits

Remote working option, state of the art studio in central Lisbon location, excellent remuneration, no crunch, good work life balance

Application

Pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2422.

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


C++ Gameplay Programmer Games Midlands, England Ref 560

We are working with a PC and console games studio in the Midlands, England looking for a C++ programmer to work on their gameplay. You will have the opportunity to work on AAA titles and our own IP. For this role you need to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Games, Computer Science, Maths, Physics or related field and 2+ years games industry experience in a programming position.

What will do?

  • Write, maintain, optimise, design, implement bug free code in C++
  • Document all work
  • Works directly with game designers, prototypes, and researchers to make sure that various features are completely and realistically designed
  • Is in charge of assessing the technical feasibility of new features and the impact they bring on other modules and systems
  • Implements features focusing on the quality of interaction between the player and the game
  • Interacts with the multiple job families responsible to create assets for the game (game design, level design, art, FX, sound)
  • Touches multiple programming fields – UI, audio, AI, network synchronization, engine - to obtain fully implemented features

Benefits

Competitive salary, family run studio, no crunch

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 560.

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


C++ Graphics Developers Games Midlands, England - REF 1566

We have a great AAA studio client based in the Midlands who has several exciting but unannounced projects that we are working on and are seeking multiple C++ graphics programmers to join the team!

Within this role you will:

  • Design and implement new graphical features and effects 
  • Collaborate with other internal departments (Art, Design, Audio, QA, etc...)
  • Debug complex rendering problems
  • Profile and optimise game engine rendering performance
  • Improve and extend existing rendering features as needed
  • Provide support to the art content and technical art teams

We need you to have:

  • An education of Bachelor's degree level within a relevant field or equivalent training and professional experience
  • Predominantly worked in a graphics role during your career or show a strong skill set in this area
  • 2+ years of experience working in games in a similar role
  • Extremely strong C++ and shader programming skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience developing on consoles, including detailed knowledge of current generation consoles (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Shown an in depth knowledge of current generation GPUs and rendering technologies (DX12, Gnm)
  • A good understanding of memory management, multi-threading and optimisation
  • The ability to learn, test, debug and extend existing engine code
  • Worked in a graphics programming role for at least one shipped title 

You would have an advantage if also you have:

  • Experience with a range of middleware
  • Knowledge of 2D/3D art packages

Benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Relocation package
  • Competitive salary

Is this the role for you? 

Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 1566.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.


C++ Audio Programmer - Midlands, UK - AAA Studio - REF 2136

Top UK AAA Games Development Studio with a portfolio of hit AAA titles is looking for an experienced and talented C++ Audio Programmer to code, assess and develop the current and future requirements of the sound engine and tools.

Responsibilities:· 

  • Development of new and existing Audio Playback code and Tools across all platforms
  • Writing and updating Audio Editing Tools within our game editor, for sound placement, scripting and real time control
  • Maintaining and extending our Audio Engine (PC, PS4 and Xbox1)
  • Integrating new digital processing techniques into real time audio processing 
  • Advancing current environmental audio effects and toolsets

Requirements:

  • 2+ years in audio development or similar role
  • Knowledge of low and high level language programming (C++ & Audio/DSP effects programming essential)
  • Wwise preferred
  • Self driven with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Good communicator essential
  • Passionate about games, a plus
  • Mentoring junior programmers

We offer:

  • Opportunity to work for award winning respected company
  • Working on world famous titles played by millions
  • Competitive salary
  • Full relocation package
  • Bonus scheme
  • Full corporate benefits

To apply send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting ref 2136.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.


Senior C++ Graphics Programmer AAA Studio England - REF 2428

Our exciting client based in the Midlands, England is seeking a C++ UI programmer to work on their pillar title for multiple platforms.  This role is offered onsite or fully remote.

What will you do?

•   Work with the Core Design Team to implement the user interface of an epic RPG game
•   Work with expert Coders, UX Designers and UI Artists to build consistent, pixel-perfect HD and UHD user interfaces
•   You will improve and maintain our existing user interface features
•   You will implement and optimize widgets

You will work together with gameplay programmers who are continually improving and implementing new UI features for their CryEngine.

What we need from you

•   3+ years previous experience as a programmer in the games industry or a related industry
•   You’re passionate about games and creating games

•   Mobile or console games experience
•   You understand the importance of good UX design and how it will affect the level of engagement our players have with the game
•   You enjoy working in an innovative, highly dynamic game development environment with people from various disciplines
•   You’re ambitious, and even though you value tried-and-tested methods, you don’t shy away from trying something radical or new every now and then
•   You are experienced in C++ or other object-oriented programming languages
•   You are familiar with common user interface design patterns like MVC, command pattern, delegation
•   You’re skilled in 2D digital content tools such as Photoshop
•   You can optimize code for performance, size, scalability and clarity

You always keep accessibility in mind to ensure an enjoyable experience for as many players as possible.

Plusses

•   You have a helpful, solution-oriented attitude
•   You have experience in areas like animation, shader programming, scripting, UX design, and UI asset pipelines
•   You have experience shipping network enabled code, online games.

Benefits
•   Excellent salary, great relocation package and work life balance, no crunch…

Is this the role for you?

Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2427.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency value diversity, don’t discriminate and GDPR compliant company.


Remote or Onsite C++ UI Programmer Games Midlands, UK - REF 2427

Our exciting client based in the Midlands, England is seeking a C++ UI programmer to work on their pillar title for multiple platforms.  This role is offered onsite or fully remote.

What will you do?

•   Work with the Core Design Team to implement the user interface of an epic RPG game
•   Work with expert Coders, UX Designers and UI Artists to build consistent, pixel-perfect HD and UHD user interfaces
•   You will improve and maintain our existing user interface features
•   You will implement and optimize widgets

You will work together with gameplay programmers who are continually improving and implementing new UI features for their CryEngine.

What we need from you

•   3+ years previous experience as a programmer in the games industry or a related industry
•   You’re passionate about games and creating games

•   Mobile or console games experience
•   You understand the importance of good UX design and how it will affect the level of engagement our players have with the game
•   You enjoy working in an innovative, highly dynamic game development environment with people from various disciplines
•   You’re ambitious, and even though you value tried-and-tested methods, you don’t shy away from trying something radical or new every now and then
•   You are experienced in C++ or other object-oriented programming languages
•   You are familiar with common user interface design patterns like MVC, command pattern, delegation
•   You’re skilled in 2D digital content tools such as Photoshop
•   You can optimize code for performance, size, scalability and clarity

You always keep accessibility in mind to ensure an enjoyable experience for as many players as possible.

Plusses

•   You have a helpful, solution-oriented attitude
•   You have experience in areas like animation, shader programming, scripting, UX design, and UI asset pipelines
•   You have experience shipping network enabled code, online games.

Benefits
•   Excellent salary, great relocation package and work life balance, no crunch…

Is this the role for you?

Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2427.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency value diversity, don’t discriminate and GDPR compliant company.


Remote or Onsite Online Programmer Games England - REF 2426

Our client is looking for an Online Programmer to provide multiplayer solutions working in C++ code for their studio in the Midlands, UK. This role is offer onsite or fully remote.


What will you do?

•Create, debug, maintain, optimize code for the game online services and tools incl. live ops.

•Work in a multidisciplinary team of Designers, Programmers, LiveOps and DevOps

•Build scalable and reliable solution for best player experience

•Do research to ensure you are using the most up to date technologies

What skills do you need?

4+ years of games industry experience preferably online/full stack/client side/server

•1+ shipped title under your belt

•Degree qualified in Computer/Software Engineering or equivalent

•Skilled in C#, ASP.Net, Redis, MS SQL nice to have

•Databases incl. SQL and/or NoSQL (MySQL, MongoDB, Redis or similar)

•C++

•Feature development as well as backend as required

•High performance and availability services nice to have

•Version Control software Git, CI/CD (Gitlab)

•Automation and DevOps a bonus

•Multithreading experience

•English

•Proficient in multiplayer game architecture and cross-platform compatibility a plus

•Competent in TCP/IP, UDP, NAT and network specifics nice to have


We Offer

Competitive salary and long holidays 

Permanent role in a modern, much-admired studio

Opportunity to palpably contribute to the studio’s output

Health and leisure benefits

Relocation assistance 


Application

Please forward CVs to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting reference number 2426. 

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


Full Stack Coder Gaming Studio Northern Europe - REF 793

Our client is an exciting game development studio working on fantasticcasino games. They are looking for a Full Stack Coder to join their fun andvibrant office in the Baltic region.  In this role you will work in amultidisciplinary team working on the full development lifecycle.

What skills do you need?

•   Both Server-side core Java development as well as FrontEnd with JavaScript/HTML/CSS
•   Write, maintain, test, verify code
•   Experience using Git and GitHub a bonus
•   Working on high-volume highly available websites isdesirable
•   Relational Databases, NoSQL
•   Understanding of scripting, continuous integration,deploying
•   Agile and sprint project methodologies
•   Understanding of design and build principles
•   Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineer orMathematics

Benefits include great social events, forever full beer fridge, state of theart studio, central city location and more.

Sound like the role for you?

Send your CV over bonnie@big-planet.bizquoting reference number 729.

Big Planet is an equal opportunities recruitment agency and do notdiscriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


C++ Senior Tech Programmer AAA East Midlands, England REF 1512

Our client is a leading games studio making best selling titles. We are looking for an Senior Tech Programmer to implement and refine the core engine systems of their cross platform games.  

Required Skills and Experience 

  • Multi-processor architecture experience for consoles and PCs.
  • 5+ years of experience in tech/engine dev on consoles
  • C++ expertise
  • Maths ability
  • Clean code writing skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong maths and physics
  • Systems development
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar

In return we offer full corporate benefits, bonus, relocation package and great games to work on in a fun, creative environment with passionate games industry professionals. 

To apply send CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting ref 1512. 

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


Lead C/C++ Programmer AAA East Midlands, UK - REF 750

This well established game studio in the East Midlands, England is looking for a Lead C++ Programmer that is ultimately in charge of all programming for the game. It is their job to make sure the various submodules of the game are being implemented properly and to keep track of development from a programming standpoint.  This role is onsite and open to international candidates.

You will oversee

  • A group of programmers incl. coaching, mentoring and recruitment
  • Responsible for all documentation, tasks, tools, researching and implementing best practice etc
  • Be an exceptional C++ coder incl. optimisation
  • Have 1+ released titles under your belt with full development lifecycle experience
  • 5+ years C/C++ experience, 4 in games
  • Be both hands on and managerial
  • Unreal experience a bonus
  • Maths, physics, algorithms
  • English speaker
  • Report to the TD and be in charge of the daily team mgmt
  • Other programming expertise incl. rendering techniques, gameplay, tech programming, profilers…

Benefits

This is an exceptional opportunity to work on leading IPs with a  great benefits, relocation, bonus and competitive salary to match.

Application

Please email me your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 750.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, don’t discriminate and are GDPR compliant.


Senior Golang Platform Programmer Games SE England Ref 2421

This well-known mobile studio based in London is lookingfor a Senior Golang Platform Programmer to develop, deploy, and operate theirbackend microservices at scale - globally. You will be heavily involved with large scale migrations of monolithapplications to microservices, and work extensively with Docker containers,container orchestration layers such as Kubernetes, and everything involved incoordinating deployments of fleets of services worldwide.  Thisrole will be in charge of millions of daily players for our pillar titles.

What skills do you need?

· Upgrade security, reliability, scalability ofour platforms

· Create and run shared services

· Ability to research for best practice andtroubleshooting

· Linux

· Work in a multidisciplinary team

· Write code for high traffic services

· Bachelor's Degree or higher in ComputerScience or similar

· 5+ years’ experience in a similar role

· Go experience for large code bases

· C#

· Cloud incl. AWS

· Concurrency and distributed systems

· Bash, Python…

· SQL

· Ability to work independently

Benefits

Onsite chef, private medical, bonuses, relocation packageand competitive pay.

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference2421.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPRcompliant.


3Cs Programmer RPG Studio UK - REF 2002

This AAA RPG studio is looking for a C++ Systems Programmer to work on their pillar title. You will be a key part of the team for one of our games. This role is based at our studio in the Midlands, England.

What will you do?

  • Create and refactor game systems at a number of levels from production use to player-facing code
  • The 3Cs of Game Development: Character, Controls and Camera
  • Write, maintain, optimise, bug free code in C++
  • Maintain and improve our custom game flow logic systems
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team to achieve the highest quality player experience possible
  • Conduct research to ensure best practice

What skills do you need?

  • University degree in Computer Science or similar
  • 2+ years professional games experience in a similar role
  • Published title under your belt on any platform

Benefits

Signing bonus, good work-life balance, competitive salary…

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2002.

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


C++ Lead Engine Tech Programmer AAA Games Studio - UK - REF 2236

Our client is a major publisher backed AAA development studio based in the Midlands, UK. Currently making a world famous hit games, they are expanding and looking for top calibre programmers to join their already successful team.

We have a requirement for a Lead Engine Tech Programmer, who will ideally have a AAA background, have great communication skills and be able to work onsite in a permanent role.

Required:

  • Current generation console experience and knowledge of technical requirements
  • Expert with C++
  • Able to design and implement re-usable systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for videogames
  • Management experience
  • Senior experience on a published title
  • Extensive engine pipeline knowledge
  • Lead experience of a team

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a studio making great games that you know and love, wins awards and is at the top of the videogames tree.

Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 2236.

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

We are a GDPR compliant company.


C++ Graphics Developers AAA Game Studio Midlands, UK - REF 2081

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the Midlands, England who is seeking a talented Graphics Developer to join their team and work on their pillar titles for console and PC. Following the success of their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their racing experiences. 

What will you be doing?

  • Rendering feature implementation and optimisation
  • Maintenance of the rendering engine
  • Participating in the maintenance of tools and pipelines
  • Writing and optimising shaders

Who you are

  • Previous experience in the modern games industry
  • 1+ released title under your belt
  • Strong C++
  • Skilled with shader languages
  • Shader assembly code debugging
  • Multi-processor architectures
  • Maths skills

A bonus...

  • Educated to degree level in Computer Science/Maths or similar
  • DirectX 12
  • Console proprietary API
  • Compute shaders
  • Multi-threaded rendering
  • Data-Oriented Design
  • C#

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Minimal crunch
  • Great work life balance
  • Relocation package

If this the job for you please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2081.

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

We are a GDPR compliant company.


C++ Game Programmer AAA UK - REF 1678

This well-known AAA studio based in the Midlands is looking for a C++ Game Programmer to work on their live racing team. As such you will work with a multidisciplinary group of artists and designers to enhance gameplay features.

What will you do?

  • Write, maintain, optimize bug free code in C++
  • Work independently and within a team
  • Research for best practice

What skills do you need?

  • 2+ years professional games experience
  • A shipped title under your belt on any platform (preferred PC or console)
  • A university degree in Computer Science, Game Development or similar

Benefits

Excellent renumeration and relocation package, bonus, healthcare, pension…

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

Application 

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1678.

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Remote Senior Java Backend Programmer Games UK - REF 2409

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will design systems to handle a large number of players for our studio based in the UK. You possess a strong technical background and have a high degree of appreciation for backend systems design. You will be joining a team that is building an online gaming platform. This role is offered fully remote.

What will you do?

    • Develop backend systems (Web client and Server-side logic) (design, architect, implement, document, test, and support)
    • Collaborate with game designers and other engineers to develop LiveOps tools and game features
    • Be responsible for ad-hoc projects and/or requirements as they arise
    • Ensure scalability and reliability of our online services incl. memory and performance issues
    • Work with a cloud infrastructure

What skills do you need?

    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent 
    • Expert in software engineering with Java back-end/server-side or systems technologies
    • Database and web development experience
    • You have worked on a RESTful API system from concept to production
    • Experience in working in a multidiscipline environment
    • Good experience working with source control
    • Linux on a large scale
    • Able to effectively communicate and translate between general ideas and technical practices
    • Build experience for live online systems

Nice to have (but not required)

    • Experience dealing with scalability and cloud automation
    • Experience in security protection
    • Cassandra, GRPC, Docker, GRPB, Netty, ElasticSearch…

Benefits

Remote working, excellent pay and perks based on location.

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2409.

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



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