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Programming Vacancies

Unreal C++ Programmer Console Games Central Europe REF 2574

This independent game studio based in Ljubljana, the cultural heart of Slovenia, is looking for a Unreal Programmer to work on their upcoming combat console title. This role is offer onsite to EU candidates.

What will you do?

  • Work with a team of highly skilled programmers in an interesting and challenging PC/console project using Unreal Engine
  • Implementing gameplay features, UI, and platform specific features
  • Liaising with other team members to schedule and complete tasks to a high quality
  • Write, optimise, maintain, implement, test, bug free code

What skills do you need?

  • Unreal Engine
  • C++
  • Excellent English
  • Use of most up to date technology for best practice
  • Able to work independently
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Game Development or similar
  • 2+ years games industry experience in a similar role with a published title under your belt

Benefits

  • Flexitime, profit share, relocation package, central city centre office location…

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2574.

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

Technical Director - India - REF 2943

Our client is a successful games development studio based in Bangalore, India. They are looking for a passionate Technical Director to join their dynamic team.


What you will be doing:


·Strengthen architectural and technological strategies for game development endeavours.  

·Contribute to the overall decision-making process.

·Work with design, art, and engineering teams to develop game features that correspond with project and technical requirements.

·Apply considerable knowledge to create innovative mobile games using various game engines.

·Utilise expertise in the industry, provide technical leadership, mentoring, and coaching to junior team members.


Who you are:

·10+ years of game development experience - cross platform in mobile and console and bonus

·You can showcase previous experience of building systems and multiplayer games, with a focus on delivering AAA titles or similar scale games.

·You can demonstrate versatility and proficiency in Unreal Engine.

·Skilled in C++, AI, Blueprints, UI, multiplayer and animation tools.  

·Strong understanding of backend operations, including networking, server and data management in gaming.

·Strong written and verbal communication skills.

·Passionate about gaming and keeping up with industry development and innovation.


Benefits:

·This role offers a full relocation package, visa support, competitive salary, and a collaborative and exciting work environment.


Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2943.

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


Unreal UI Developer Games Norway REMOTE - REF 2942

Our client is a leading games studio located in Norway. They are looking for a talented Unreal UI Developer to join their passionate team. This role is offered remote if based in Europe.

What you will be doing:

·  Write high-quality code that is clean and effective.

·  Eliminate UI and UX flaws to optimise the experience for mobile users.

·  Collaborate closely with designers, artists, and fellow developers.

·  Assist in the creation and implementation of tools using Unreal Engine.

·  Implement fresh and current UI systems to satisfy the game's design objective to enhance player experience.

Who you are:

·  3+ years of professional experience in a UI role.

·  Fluent in English to a professional level.

·  Strong 2D image application skills such as Photoshop.

·  You are proficient with Unreal Engine 4, including blueprints, C++, and optimisation.

·  You are a keen learner and open to receiving and adjusting to artistic feedback.

·  Prior professional experience developing mobile applications utilising client-server back-end communication.

·  You have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Benefits:

  • Remote working offered, Flexible working hours, Great benefits package and schemes, Professional career development opportunities and many more.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2942.

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

Unreal Engine Developer Games Norway – REF 2836

We are working with a revolutionary company based in Norway who are looking for a talented Unreal Engine Developer to join their team.

What you are doing:

  • Develop new features using Unreal Engine 5 (both Blueprints and C++)
  • Write clean, scalable, optimized high-quality code.
  • Conduct code reviews and ensure coding standards.
  • Debug and fix issues where necessary.
  • Work with other colleagues to solve technical challenges to achieve the best results.

Who you are:

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience, with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience with Unreal Engine 4/5.
  • Strong knowledge and proficiency of C++.
  • Recent professional experience in the mobile development space.
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary offered.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Great benefits package and schemes.
  • Opportunities for professional career development and career growth.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2836.

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


Lead Network Programmer PC/Console Games Prague – REF 2939

Our client is a development studio located in Prague. They are looking for a skilled Lead Network Programmer to join their passionate team. This role is based on-site and is great for those who want to work on exciting new projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Manage and maintain security and compliance measures for projects.
  • Collaborate with other department teams to identify and improve limitations.
  • Creating, constructing, and managing the company’s worldwide network infrastructure.
  • Constantly considering performance regarding project progress and experiences, utilising the newest hardware to do so.
  • Implement understanding of network programming tools.
  • Mentor and guide team members by providing coaching and feedback.

Who you are:

  • Previous experience in a Lead Network Programming role or similar.
  • You have used current programming tools and practices and have a proficient understanding of all the basic concepts of the language.
  • Highly proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organisation and leadership abilities.
  • You have great attention to detail.

Benefits:

  • Healthy work-life balance, relocation support, social activities, flexible working, competitive salary and many more.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2939.

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


Remote Senior Gameplay Programmer AAA Berlin – REF 2934

We are working with an exciting AAA PC/Console games studio based in Berlin who are looking for a talented Senior Gameplay Programmer to join their team and work on their new project. This role is offered onsite alongside a relocation package or fully remote.

What you will be doing:

  • Design, implement and optimize gameplay systems in a self-organizing, interdisciplinary team
  • Write clear, maintainable and fast code that adheres to the studio’s internal standards
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to integrate gameplay elements seamlessly in the game world
  • Write and maintain technical design and software system documentation
  • Identify and resolve technical issues, bugs and bottlenecks affecting gameplay
  • Mentor and share your knowledge with junior members of the programming team

Who you are:

  • 4+ years of programming experience, working on 3D games
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or similar
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills
  • Good knowledge of game engineering practises and techniques
  • Strong Unreal Engine skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate with different disciplines to discuss designs with respect to technical challenges
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Company benefits:

  • Relocation bonus and ongoing support and assistance, occupational pension scheme
  • Flexible working hours, fresh fruit and vegetables every day, hot and cold beverages of your choice, in-house massage, fitness Club membership, monthly company events
  • Extensive games/books library and participation at various game conferences
  • A variety of exciting Team Events, regular in-house social events, summer and Christmas Party, beer and soft drinks for Friday meetings.

Application:
Please forward your Word formatted CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2934.

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


Senior Gameplay Programmer PC/Console Games Southern Germany REF 2919

Our client is an exciting PC/Console games studio based in Southern Germany who are seeking a skilled Senior Gameplay Programmer to join their team and work on their latest projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Drive character development through advanced AI implementation and dynamic combat mechanics.
  • Craft engaging weapons and unique abilities for thrilling gameplay experiences.
  • Seamlessly integrate a variety of gameplay systems, tools, and logic.
  • Excel in specialized areas or adapt with a versatile skill set, embracing diverse responsibilities.
  • Lead, mentor, and uphold high standards while ensuring a balance between efficiency and quality.
  • Join a team of dedicated professionals to create exceptional and captivating global gaming experiences.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in in Computer Science or a similar field
  • 5+ years’ experience in a programming role or similar
  • Involvement in the full development cycle of a console game and exposure to recent AA or AAA character-centred games
  • Demonstrated proficient C++ skills coupled with inventive problem-solving abilities
  • Genuine enthusiasm for video games and their creation
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4/5.
  • Sound knowledge of linear algebra.

Benefits:

  • Flexible work with a competitive salary
  • 30 days of annual leave
  • Access mental health support and complimentary accident/health insurance and pension plan
  • Stay active with the on-site fitness area, a green office environment
  • Additional benefits eg. language classes

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2919.

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


Lead C++ Programmer PC/Console Games Southern Germany REF 2279

Our client is looking for a dynamic lead programmer to join them in creating their next game. The studio is in Southern Germany. As the Lead Programmer, you will have the opportunity to work with the Unreal Engine and utilise your expertise in C++ to create immersive gaming experiences. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee and support a team of skilled gameplay programmers, ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality games.

What you will be doing:

  • Delivering exceptional gaming experiences through creativity and innovation.
  • Strategically plan and assign tasks to a diverse team, ensuring timely delivery of milestones by monitoring progress and providing guidance.
  • Collaborate closely with your team to integrate gameplay mechanics seamlessly into the overall game design.
  • Motivate and inspire programmers to excel in their roles, fostering a culture of continuous learning, growth, and personal development.
  • Encourage teamwork, open communication, and knowledge sharing while proactively addressing conflicts and providing a supportive atmosphere.

What we need from you:

  • Demonstrated success in effective leadership.
  • Extensive experience (7+ years) in a game studio, with a track record of at least one fully shipped title and a minimum of 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Strong proficiency in C++ programming.
  • Genuine passion for video games.
  • Strong proficiency in the English language.

Benefits:

  • Flexibility in working hours.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Green office environment with fresh fruits, coffee, and drinks.
  • Free accident insurance and additional free health insurance.
  • Pension plan and mental health support.
  • Free English and German language classes.

How do you apply:

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2279.

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


Senior C++ Senior Graphics Programmers AAA UK - REF 2352

This AAA FPS studio based in the London is looking for a talented C++ Senior Graphics Programmers to help create wonderful, entertaining games with next-gen graphics running on PC and console devices. This role is offered fully onsite.

What you will be doing:

  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to develop features that address and achieve the high-level goals of the project  
  • Write clear, maintainable, and portable code
  • Champion best practises and processes
  • Optimize the performance of the project
  • Communicate ideas and constraints efficiently and effectively to both technical and non-technical members

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Graphics role or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Excellent C++ proficiency and knowledge
  • Unreal Engine experience
  • Strong math skills
  • Experience profiling and optimising code for optimal CPU, GPU, memory, and bandwidth usage
  • Strong interest researching and implementing new Graphics related technology
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

Competitive salary, bonus scheme, medical and dental, relocation package for non-UK residents.

Application:

To apply pls forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2352.

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


Lead AI Programmer Console Studio AAA - London, England Ref 1835

Our client is looking for a great Lead AI Programmer to join a world-class award-winning console studio in London, England. It will provide exciting new challenges for any experienced developer looking to advance their career and craft extraordinary games.

What you will be doing:

  • Setting clear technical direction, intent, and best practises within your team
  • Lead the AI programming discipline and enable them to reach their full potential
  • Work across multidisciplinary teams to improve AI system
  • Work closely with project leadership to plan long term road maps and improve development processes
  • Identify risks and blockers early and proactively remove them
  • Communicate efficiently/effectively to both technical and non-technical team members
  • Keep up to date with latest trends and research in game AI
  • Mentor and coach junior members of the team
  • Optimize and debug high-end Console and PC performance

What we need from you:

  • Industry experience in a leadership AI programmer role or similar
  • One published AAA title as a Lead AI Engineer
  • A proven track record of successful planning and delivery
  • Experience working on all phases of game development.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong understanding of game-development related 3D maths principles
  • Expert C++ and software architecture skills
  • Strong interest in researching and implementing new AI related technologies

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private health care
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Great work-life balance

How do you apply:

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1835.

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


Remote Mid/Senior Level Graphics Programmer PC/Console - REF 1234

Our client is an award-winning studio applying physical principles to video games, they are now looking for a talented Mid/Senior Level Graphics Programmer to join their team and work on their latest exciting projects. This role is offered fully remote if based in the UK.

What you will be doing:

  • Research and develop new physically based real-time rendering systems
  • Finding and fixing bugs and performance issues
  • Help lead an agile to develop and support new and existing studio projects
  • Write efficient GPU code to maximize graphics performance on various gaming platforms
  • Stay up to date with the latest graphics technologies and research to bring innovation to the studio’s projects

Who you are:

  • Industry experience in a graphics programmer role or similar
  • University level understanding of 3D mathematics and calculus
  • Deep knowledge of rending API’s such as Vulkan and D3D12
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Good debugging and data optimisation skills
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Fully remote working offered
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Access to cutting-edge technology
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1234.

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


Remote Lead Multiplayer Programmer AAA PC/Console Games – REF 2925

We are working with a dynamic and innovative AAA PC/Console games studio, who are looking for an experienced Lead Multiplayer Programmer to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered fully remote.

What you will be doing:

  • Design and implement required online solutions for the project coping with design intention and technical requirements
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to define best coding process that balance rapid interaction with stability
  • Optimize network performance, latency, and bandwidth usage to deliver lag-free and responsive multiplayer experience
  • Create and maintain clear and comprehensive documentation for multiplayer systems
  • Architect from high level systems to low level performance tweaks in C/C++
  • Research and develop new technologies
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies and best practices in multiplayer game development

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of programming experience, working in the Unreal Engine and in a Lead/Senior management role
  • At least 1 shipped AA/AAA title in a Lead/Senior role
  • Strong C & C++ skills
  • Experience debugging multi-threaded Client/Serve symbol-less systems in a run-time environment
  • Gameplay Replication experience, Player Authentication, Low-Level (TCP/UDP Packet) Comms
  • Leading the effort to optimize network performance, reduce latency, and ensure a seamless multiplayer experience for players
  • Match-Making, Late-Join and Hot Migration implementations
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

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

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2925.

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


Senior C ++ Unreal Gameplay Programmer Quebec – REF 2923

Our client is an exciting games studio based in Quebec, who are seeking a skilled Senior Unreal Gameplay Programmer to join their team and work on their latest exciting projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Contribute to video game design and production within a diversely skilled professional team
  • Craft games using a game engine and associated technologies to enhance playability
  • Iterate on game mechanic prototypes finetuning gameplay elements
  • Combine components like 3D assets, animations, interfaces, visuals, and audio elements
  • Assist in adapting PC games for various consoles as needed

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in software development or relevant field 
  • 5+ years of experience in video game development
  • Have been involved in the full development cycle of a console game
  • Excellent knowledge of Unreal Engine and C++
  • Display hands-on experience in iOS and Android development
  • Capable of performing performance profiling for CPU, GPU, and memory optimization

Benefits:

  • Hybrid work option offering both remote and in-person flexibility
  • Up to 7 weeks annually vacation
  • Extensive benefits package (inclusive group insurance, telemedicine, flexible savings)
  • Health and wellness support
  • Diverse mobility program (public transit pass, parking assistance, bike facilities)

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2923.

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


Senior Software Engineer PC/Console Games UK - REF 2578

Our client is a globally esteemed animation studio seeking a highly proficient Software Engineer to join their dynamic team based in the UK to help them excel in their innovative projects. If situated in the UK, the role is offered fully remote.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate on diverse projects with a team and contribute your expertise in image and geometry processing
  • Conduct research to develop and maintain software tools and to process workflows
  • Build software tools based on their advanced cutting-edge technology
  • Resolve challenges within current projects with team members
  • Develop code to process efficiently large datasets

Who you are:

  • PhD/MSc in Machine Learning or equivalent
  • Good understanding of image processing and 3D geometric primitives: triangles, polygons, matrices etc.
  • Familiarity with version control systems e.g., SVN/GIT
  • Ability to effectively work in a team to meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for gaining knowledge on emerging technologies and learning new skills
  • Proficiency in C++ is a plus

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 33+ days holiday and annual leave
  • Company Pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • Annual bonus depending on individual performance and company
  • Chance to become part of a world-leading team that values learning and personal growth

How do you apply: 

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2578.

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


Senior Animation Programmer PC/Console Games Tokyo - REF 2906

Our client is a renowned entertainment company specialising in PC and console games, the role is based in the culturally rich city, Tokyo, onsite. Offering a great relocation package, competitive salary, and company benefits. They are seeking a dynamic and passionate individual that will be open to exploring the unknown within technology.

 What you will be doing:

  • Work in an existing Game Engine using cutting edge tech to develop and integrate advanced animation techniques to focus on rendering high-end characters. 
  • Techniques you will fulfil will include real-time cloth deformations, muscle stimulation facial animation.
  • Content creation pipelines and exporters alongside other development areas 
  • Design multi-platform code for memory and performance efficiency. 
  • Collaborate with team to develop computer animation solutions by creating efficient pipelines and workflows for artists. 
  • Provide guidance mentoring junior employees. 

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree or similar
  • 5+ years of professional game programming experience. 
  • Advanced proficiency in C++ and animation techniques. 
  • Experienced in DCC tools and Exporters with understanding of facial animation techniques, full body IK and helper bones driven body animation. 
  • Knowledge in parallel processing, multithreading, and optimisation techniques. 
  • Someone who is a team player and has a desire to push the barriers of technology in gaming.
  • Proficient in the English language such that research can be discussed smoothly
  • *GPGPU knowledge is a plus 
  • *Test level of N3 in Japanese is a plus

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary that compensates fairly on work and contributions offered by its team members
  • Great relocation package to assist employees into a smooth transition to the company.
  • Studio located in Tokyo, one of the largest most vibrant and culturally rich cities.
  • Friendly supportive work environment with a company that values a healthy work-life balance.

How do you apply: 

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2906.

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


Cloud Engineer Copenhagen Denmark REF 2899

Our client is looking fora talented Cloud Engineer with Unity experience in Copenhagen, Denmark, to work on our successful PC/console game. Collaborate with our passionate team to improve and expand the game, implement new features, and ensure backend stability. 

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure high standards of engineering quality and performance in the game

  • Lead the engineering team and provide guidance

  • Collaborate with the executive producer to define the game's vision and direction

  • Develop game modes and features compatible with various platforms, including iOS and Android

What we need from you:

  • 5+ years of gaming industry experience with a released title

  • Excellent software design and debugging skills

  • 3+ years of Unity3D engine experience

  • 3+ years of backend development supporting high concurrent users (CCUs)

  • Strong skills in C# and SQL

  • Effective communication and collaboration with artists, designers, and engineers

Benefits:

  • 25 days of paid vacation plus national holidays

  • Danish work-life balance

  • Option to work remotely, hybrid, or on-site

  • Relocation assistance to Denmark

  • Friday bars, leisure activities, and annual off-site company events

  • An ambitious and dynamic team of fun and vibrant colleagues near the heart of Copenhagen

How do you apply:

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2899.

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


Senior Tools Programmer PC/Console Games UK REF 2578

Our client is a world-leading animation studio located in the UK. They are looking for a skilled Senior Tools Programmer skilled in C++ programming to join their vibrant team working on diverse projects on-site.

What you will be doing:

·Create new software tools and process workflows based on utilising cutting-edge core technology.

·Collaborate with internal services team to solve issues with projects.

·Develop codes with high efficiency to process databases.

·Take initiative on the development of projects including testing and applications. 

·Create and maintain existing tools. 

Who you are:

·Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field and skilled in C++ programming language. 

·Able to work in a cohesive team and communicate effectively to reach deadlines. 

·Have a great understanding of 3D geometric primitives such as triangles, polygons and matrices. 

·Willingness to develop new skills and gain knowledge of new technologies. 

·Have experience using SVN/GIT or an equivalent. 

Benefits:

·33+ days holiday, competitive salary, pension scheme, life assurance, annual bonus and many more. 

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2578. 

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

Senior Unity Programmers F2P Mobile Games Turkey - REF 2163

We are working with a fantastic F2P mobile game studio based in Turkey who are seeking multiple talented Unity Programmers to join their team and work on their highly successful iOS and Android titles. This is a great opportunity for an established Unity Programmers to contribute to the creation of mobile titles enjoyed by millions worldwide.

What will you be doing?

  • Designing and developing features and pipelines
  • Evaluating sprint features, ensuring time effectiveness and feasibility
  • Technical documentation
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team or artists, designers and UI
  • Training junior programmers

Who you are

  • 5+ years in game development with at least 1+ released titles on mobile  platform
  • C# and Unity3D
  • Debugging skills
  • Performance analysis and optimisation
  • 2D/3D graphics
  • Mobile development experience including UI and platform limitations
  • Strong programming skills including knowledge of best practice and techniques

Benefits

Private healthcare, central city location, competitive salary...

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2163.

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


C++ UI Programmer AAA Games Scotland - REF 2085

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in Scotland who is looking for a C++ UI Programmer to join their team and work on their open world action adventure titles. This is an opportunity to work for one of the biggest games studios in the world, alongside an excellent relocation package and benefits. 

What will you be doing:

  • Developing the user interface
  • Delivering top quality user experiences
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of artists and designers

Who you are:

  • AAA game experience a plus
  • Strong C/C++
  • Software Architecture and OO skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of MVC and MVVM
  • 2+ years experience in the games industry and one published title under your belt
  • UI programming experience in C++ on the lower end
  • Scaleform/AS on the higher end

Benefits:

This studio offers a competitive salary, private healthcare, a bonus scheme and free breakfast.

Application:

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2085.

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


Senior Data Engineer Mobile Games Berlin Germany REF 2869

Our client is a leading gaming company located in Berlin, Germany. They are looking for a passionate Senior Data Engineer to join their supportive team working on-site.

What you will be doing:

· Build, upkeep, and optimise the current Big Data infrastructure.

· Producing and designing data models.

· Driving cross-team solutions effectively.

· Take part in concept development, architectural decisions, and code reviews.

Who you are:

· 3+ years of experience in with data intensive applications and working with Cloud environments.

· Bachelor’s degree in computer science or an equivalent.

· Highly proficient with Java, noSQL, SQL databases and technologies.

· Extensive understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design etc.

· Have analytical skills and the ability to work well in collaboration with others.

Benefits:

· Hybrid working option, flexible hours, Visa and relocation support, German and English classes, great working environment, social events, opportunities for personal development and many more.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2869.

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

Senior C++ Programmer PC/Console Games North-West England REF 2862

Our client is a successful video games development studio based in North-West England. They are looking for a talented Senior C++ Programmer to join their team working hybrid or based on-site.

What you will be doing:

· Rendering bugs with OpenGL to the DirectX port.

· Monitoring code reviews that team members have provided.

· Developing a memory allocator for a console title.

· Mentoring and advising junior coders on aspects such as input, save games etc.

· Being responsible for creating a clear direction so junior team members can tackle client projects.

Who you are:

· 4+ years of experience in a programming role and shipping titles.

· Proficient in programming languages including C/C++.

· Experienced using low-level code in areas such as physics, memory management, networking and rendering.

· You are an excellent communicator and have a flexible attitude.

· You have a keen interest in programming and video games.

Benefits:

· 22+ days holiday, flexible working hours, pension scheme, annual bonus and events, private medical and dental insurance schemes, support with relocation and many more.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2862.

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

Principal Programmer PC/Console Games North-West England REF 2626

Our client is a successful video games development studio located in North-West England, looking for a skilled Principal Programmer fluent in C/C++ to join their team working on-site.

What you will be doing:

· Working together as a multi-disciplinary team to deliver features on time.

· Create, maintain and update new and existing projects using all major platforms and languages.

· Take responsibility for systems and features.

· Provide guidance and mentoring to junior team members.

· Organise and assist with code reviews.

Who you are:

· 10 + years’ experience working in a programming position.

· University qualification in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or an equivalent.

· Fluent in multiple programming languages including C/C++.

· You are open-minded and flexible and able to work independently and proactively.

· Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with strong interpersonal skills.

· Good understanding of game engines such as Unreal and Unity.

Bonus:

· Experience with rendering technology such as OpenGL or DirectX and its development such as reflections, shadowing, depth of field etc.

Benefits:

· 22+ days holiday, pension scheme, flexible working, private medical and dental insurance scheme, annual events, bonuses and many more.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2626.

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

Technical Lead C++ Programmer AAA Games SE England - REF 1823

We are working with a top tier, AAA game studio based in the South East of England who are looking for a C++ Technical Lead Programmer to join their team and lead on their exciting new project.

What will you be doing?

  • Planning the technical roadmap
  • Leading a team of talented programmers, providing technical guidance, mentorship and support throughout the game development life cycle
  • Responsible for the technical direction of the project
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to define technical requirements, project goals, and overall project scope
  • Creating contingency plans based on potential technical risks
  • Conduct code reviews, providence constructive feedback and mentor team members to foster growth and development
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, ensuring smooth gameplay experience

Who you are

  • Extensive experience in game development, with strong experience in technical leadership roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • Strong C++ and other areas of programming in games
  • In-depth knowledge of game development principles, methodologies, and bests practices
  • Great Leadership skills
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a permanent position in an exciting environment based near the nation's capital, a fantastic opportunity to work in a key lead role for the development of a new title and competitive pay package.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1823.

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


Remote C++ Unreal Gameplay Programmer Multiplatform Games – REF 2888

We are working with a well-established multi-platform games studio who are looking for C++ Unreal Gameplay Programmers to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered remote or as a relocation if based in the UK, Ireland, or EU.

What you will be doing:

  • Design, implement, and maintain gameplay features using C++ and Unreal Engine
  • Write high-quality, efficient and scalable code
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure gameplay mechanics are fun, engaging and meet the design vision
  • Optimize game performance for various platforms
  • Identify and solve technical problems in a timely manner

Who you are:

  • 2+ years of experience in game development or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Strong C++ skills
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Understanding of multiple gameplay technologies e.g. AI, Physics, Navigation, Scripting, UI, Rendering
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills

Bonus:

  • Good C# skills, and experience with scripting languages (LUA)
  • Unity 3D experience
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Great added benefits such as private medical cover etc.
  • Relocation assistance provided/Remote working offered
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2888.

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


Remote Senior/Lead Programmer Games South England – REF 2887

We are working with a well-established multi-platform games studio who are looking for talented Senior/Lead Programmers to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered remote or as a relocation if based in the UK, Ireland, or EU.

What you will be doing:

  • As a Lead, lead a team of programmers in the development and implementation of game machines, systems and features
  • Be responsible for writing clean, efficient and maintainable C++ code for game systems and mechanics
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure all game features are implemented according to design specifications
  • Mentor and help junior members of the programming team
  • Debug and optimize game code
  • Stay-up-to-date with industry developments and new technologies

Who you are:

  • For a Lead, 5+ years of experience as a Programmer in the games industry, 3+ years of experience for a Senior
  • Strong C++ skills and proficiency
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • At least 1 title shipped in a Senior/Lead position
  • Good understanding of gameplay technologies e.g., AI, Physics, Navigation, Scripting, UI, Rendering
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills

Bonus:

  • Good C# skills, and experience with scripting languages (LUA)
  • Unity 3D experience
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Great added benefits such as private medical cover etc.
  • Relocation assistance provided/Remote working offered
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2887.

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



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