Programming Vacancies

Lead Gameplay Programmer Console Games London – REF 1980


We are working with a leading AAA console game whose studio culture is rooted in an open, friendly, and collaborative environment. They are now looking for a talented Lead Gameplay Programmer to join their team and work on their latest projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with gameplay coders establishing code guidelines, performance budgets and quality goals
  • Be responsible for setting the clear technical direction and intent within your team
  • Write high quality, maintainable and scalable code when needed
  • Assess the overall performance of your team, providing mentorship and guidance
  • Be involved in the planning of long-term road maps and improving overall development processes
  • Anticipate, identity and solve risks and blockers early on

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Gameplay Programmer role or similar  
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Expert proficiency and knowledge of C++
  • Excellent time management and self-organisational skills
  • Able to analyse and debug unfamiliar code of a reasonable complexity
  • Great understanding of game-development related 3D mathematical principles
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Knowledge and experience driving in agile methodology within a team


  • 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


To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 1980.

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