Programming Vacancies

C/C++ Lead Tools Programmer Games South of England: REF 2581


We are working with a AAA studio based based in South of England, looking for a C/C++ Lead Tools Programmer to join their team. This role is offered on-site at their studio or remote based in England. This role is open to worldwide candidates.

What will you do?

  • Daily management of Development Tools Team
  • Work with both programmers and game designers to assess the needs for tools
  • Translate these into ergonomic, intelligible tool designs, which are consistent with the game’s vision
  • Gather feedback from the team and continuously maintain, improve and debugg tools
  • Manage and mentor the team of tools programmers

What skills do you need?

  • 7+ years professional experience working in a similar role with at least one game title as lead
  • Strong C and C++ skills with the ability to write readable/maintainable code
  • Debugging
  • Effective in assessment of where to invest and produce value across the studio
  • Professional programming experience working as a Tools programmer within games (or related)
  • Ability to research latest advances in technology in best practice
  • Scripting languages e.g. Python
  • Effective team working, strong comms and working to deadlines
  • People management experience nice to have
  • Experience leading teams working in a remote capacity a bonus


  • Central office location
  • Excellent renumeration package plus bonus
  • Pension
  • No crunch


Please email your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 2581.

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