Programming Vacancies

Remote Senior Full Stack Developer GaaS Montreal REF 2530

We are workingwith a FinTech company on their cutting edge GaaS platform, launching financialservices to customers increasing engagement through play. We are planning todeploy this model to 3rd party game studios in the cloud.  We are looking for a Senior Full Stack Developerto join us.  This role is offered fullyremote, working hours to Eastern time zone for the US and Canada. 

What skillsdo you need?

· Scalableservices experience

· User/playercentric focus on performance and efficiency

· Serverside experience e.g. NodeJS (soon Deno), AWS Lambdas, DynamoDB, S3/CloudFront,Steps, Terraform, Docker…

· Gameside experience e.g. TypeScript, HTML5 & CSS3, C# and Unity (WebGL, iOS,Android)

· Realexperience with full-stack development

· Experiencewith AWS managed services is a nice-to-have

· Experiencewith GitHub Actions is a bonus

· Preferencefor someone with experience in gaming industry (over Fintech)

· Bachelor’sdegree in Computer Science, Game Development or similar

· 5+years professional programming experience with 3+ years using TypeScript/Java, NodeJS/SpringBoot server, OAuth2, Hibernate, K8s, Docker…

· Experiencecreating Cloud based SaaS, REST APIs as well as web and mobile applications

· SQL,PostgreSQL, Hibernate, NoSql

· English

· Agileproject methodology or similar

· Worksindependent,

· Researchesbest tech fit for purpose

· CI/CDpipeline experience a bonus

What willyou do?

· Reportto the CTO

· Workwith the Engineering Team through all stages of the production cycle i.e. fromconcept to launch and live ops

· Designand make software solutions

· Helpwith recruitment as and when needed

· MakeProof of Concept with 3rd party game studios

· Workin a multidisciplinary team of UX Designers, Product Owners, IT and Securityspecialists to deliver scalable solutions

· Createtools to enhance integrations and microservices


Remotecompany, great renumeration package, international team, bonuses…


To applypls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.bizquoting reference 2530.

Big Planetis an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.

Remote or Onsite Principal C++ Graphics Programmer SE England REF 2270

Graphicsprogrammers are dedicated to ensuring the game looks as good as it possiblycan. They want fire to look like fire, water to look like water and skin tolook like skin. This means making the graphics as detailed as possible withoutimpacting on the speed and playability of the game. The job is allabout maths, rendering and optimisation.  We are looking for a Principal C++Graphics Programmer to work on our latest title. This role is offered fullyremote or onsite with our studio based in the South East, England.

What will you do?

  • Driving for the highest image quality possible for each scene using a best in practice
  • Applying a deep understanding of rendering techniques and systems to meet the requirements of the game, extend the feature set and suggest new approaches
  • Working with other disciplines to achieve the highest quality visuals
  • Being involved at any stage of asset production from specification to platform-specific

What skills do you need?

  • Solid C++ - you’ve worked with C++ for 7+ years and have contributed to 1+ shipped games on PC, console or mobile
  • Excellent graphics – you are passionate about the latest rendering techniques and achieving the highest possible graphical quality in-game, and understand cutting-edge renderer and pipelines
  • Strong 3D Maths – you have a broad knowledge of the theory and practical application of 3D maths in games
  • Practical - you’re able to provide solutions that are efficient and easy to use for content creators, and take into account the needs of the game. You are able to prototype new ideas rapidly to help determine the best way to achieve the vision
  • Good communicator - you can talk about your work. You’ll be as comfortable specifying a task with artists and collaborating on a shared codebase with engineers as you are taking feedback from other disciplines
  • Low-level code knowledge incl. CPU & GPU. Proven ability to dig down into code systems and profile, write, optimise or debug them.
  • Shader knowledge. Vulcan, OpenGL/GLSL
  • University degree in Computer Science or related
  • Mentoring and training skills


Fully remote studio, bonus, pension, healthcare…


To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quotingreference 2270.

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

Principle Unreal Gameplay Programmer Berlin – Ref 2264

We are an Unreal game studio based in Berlin looking to recruit a Principal Programmer to lead technical decisions and tackle the most challenging technical problems. From estimating projects to writing code, and from designing code architecture to creating coding standards, a Principal Programmer will have the opportunity to shape the technical direction of projects and the studio as they work with a range of highly regarded IPs and external partners on many different platforms. 

What will you do?

  • Write high quality code that can be delivered on time 
  • Work on a wide variety of projects and tasks in various engines and languages 
  • Contribute to a programming team by planning and directing your own work and working with a Lead Programmer or Producer to set the work for the rest of your team 
  • Liaise with other disciplines and teams within the studio and external partners to facilitate development
  • Contribute to ensuring that build pipelines are in place to deliver regular, testable builds
  • Have the opportunity to interview candidates for programming roles within the studio
  • Report to the Technical Director and assist in drawing up policy and best practices 
  • Adhere to and enforce programming best practices and standards  
  • At least 5 years of professional experience as a gameplay programmer.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience working in Unreal Engine 4.
  • Strong practical knowledge of C++.
  • Knowledge of gameplay mechanics in terms of modern video games.
  • Taking ownership and working iteratively on features, from design to delivery phase.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Fluent English
  • An understanding of working with the command line is essential 
  • Experience with build systems (e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity) is expected


  • Relocation support – living in the centre of Europe
  • Health insurance and pension
  • Gym membership
  • Learning and Development
  • Flexible work hours


Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2264. 

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

Senior C++ Physics Programmer AAA South England REF 2505

This codevelopment games studio based in the South East of England is looking for a senior physics programmer to join the engine team and work on our pillar titles. Sounds like your dream job? Then please apply.  This role is offered onsite or fully remote.

What will you do?

  • Apply physics run time and tools 
  • Work closely with Designers, Programming Leads and other programmers to plan and implement physics features

Who you are

  • Excellent 3D maths skills, collision detection and understanding in real time physics simulations
  • Strong physics and vehicle dynamics techniques
  • Advanced optimisation approaches as well as debugging
  • PhysX, Havok, Bullet or other physics engine
  • Networking experience a bonus
  • Deep understanding in C++
  • 5+ years games industry experience in a similar role
  • Experience working with games consoles (Xbox360/PS3/X1/PS4).
  • Worked on at least 1 published title
  • 4+ years in the games industry in a similar role


  • Pension, healthcare, flexitime, state of the art studio, relocation support...

Please email me your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2505.

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

Unity Gameplay Programmer Metrodvania Games REF 2499

This well loved metrodvania games studio is looking for a Unity Gameplay Programmer to work on their latest titles.  This role is offered onsite and available to worldwide candidates.

What will you do?

  • Work in a variety of environments incl. AI, Gameplay, Network, Tools...
  • Write, optimise, bug free code

What skills do you need?

  • 3+ years industry experience
  • Excellent software design, problem solving and thdebugging skills
  • Experience with Unity3D
  • Strong established skill with the C# language including experience using unsafe code
  • Passion and drive to improve all facets of the game and unlock potential within the team
  • Able to communicate & collaborate effectively with artists, designers, and other engineers
  • Unity


  • An ambitious and dynamic team of fun, vibrant, colleagues from all over the world
  • To be part of a rapidly growing company
  • An environment that challenges you to grow and focuses on continual improvement
  • Live products
  • Luncheon vouchers
  • Relocation assistance
  • Work-life balance, the French way


To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2499.

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

Senior Unity Graphics Programmer Metroidvania Games France REF 2489

We are working with a Metroid Vania game studio looking fora Senior Unity Graphics Programmer to working on creating stunning visuals for their upcoming titles.  This role is based at the studio in Bordeaux, France. This role is offered to worldwide candidates.

What will you do?

· Make beautiful, optimized graphics across a range of platforms

· Evolve your games graphics using the render pipeline

· Use your knowledge of engine, hardware to find real time solutions

· Work independently

· Use best practice incl. latest tech

What skills do you need?

· GPU and shader programming

· 5+ years relevant experience in a similar role preferably in games

· 1+ published title under your belt

· Unity and/or similar engine experience

· Understanding of art, rendering and tools pipeline

· Particles, Deferred Shading technics, Global Illumination, SSAO, Shadows...

· Graphic APIs e.g. Vulkan, DirectX11 or similar

· Experience with 2D or 3D production pipelines a bonus

· Scripting e.g. MaxScript, Python, LUA…


· Luncheon vouchers

· Relocation assistance

· Games and Pool Table

· High tech studio

· Flexitime

· Pension

· Good work/life balance


To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2489.

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

Remote or Onsite C++ AI Programmer AAA Liverpool, UK - REF 2484

This AAA racing studio is looking for a  C++ AI Programmer. You will work in our gameplay team of programmers at our studio nr Liverpool.  This role is offered onsite or fully remote.

What will you do?

  • Understand our systems
  • Write and optimise AI code which will become part of the gameplay
  • Debugging
  • Strong C++
  • Be responsible for elements of the AI in our games
  • Work on console games
  • Understand of the video game industry, competitive landscape and digital trends
  • Be resourceful, resilient, highly organised, work independently, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics, Game Development or other related subject
  • 2 years’ professional experience preferably in games
  • A published title under your belt
  • Conduct research utilising the latest technology


Competitive pay, bonus, relocation allowance, pension, medical…


To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2484.

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

Remote or Onsite Network Programmer Games UK REF 2482

Our client is a well-established cross platform games development studio working on  console versions of a hit series of titles. We require an experienced Network Programmer to connect this hit franchise to the gaming world.  You will be working on a multiplayer game.  This role is offered onsite at our studio HQ in the Midlands or fully remote.


  • C++ 
  • Implementing large game features, tools, security protocols...
  • Experience with low level network programming and gameplay network programming
  • Client/server application development experience
  • Console and PC experience
  • 3+ years games industry experience in a similar role with at least one title under your belt
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Game Development or similar
  • Create and deploy a stable network incl. architecture and solutions
  • PlayFab, Azure

Competitive salary offered, plus relocation expenses, world famous titles to work on and a great work environment.  

To apply / for more information, send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 2482. 

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

We are a GDPR compliant company.

C++ Animation Programmer AAA Games Studio SE UK - REF 2109

Our client is a hugely successful AAA studio based in London. We are experiencing a period a growth and seek a proven console game Programmer to join our already successful team.   

Who you are

  • Experience of working on at least on published title
  • Strong C++ and software architecture skills
  • Detailed knowledge of animation systems incl animation trees, techniques and performance on console
  • Work on a multidisciplinary team of animators and designers to deliver features on time
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience creating, tuning and polishing gameplay features using animation integration, playback and fidelity
  • A passion for games
  • Mid level and Seniors Programmers considered - no graduates pls
  • Strong maths incl. vectors, matrices, linear algebra
  • Unreal
  • Maintaining and extending animation components, tools, pipelines and workflows
  • Writing, maintaining, optimising, extending, profiling clear bug free portable code
  • Understanding how the inner animation engine works, researching how to make it better and implementing changes
  • Low level animation systems experience


Highly competitive salary, full corporate benefits, top quality hit titles to work on and a collaborative environment where you have input into the games rather than being stuck in a narrow niche. This is a top class studio, one of the world's best.

CVs to bonnie@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 2109.

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

Full Stack Programmer - Gaming - Baltic Region - REF 2124

Our exciting game studio client based in Estonia is seeking a well experienced Full Stack Programmer to join a new adventure.

A leading company producing innovative free-to-play games. Our games are played and highly-rated by millions of people worldwide, placing our company in the ranks of globally-respected gaming studios.

What you will do:

  • Develop server systems for cross-platform online games
  • Write re-usable server code and libraries using Java programming language
  • Design and integrate systems
  • Implementing features
  • Optimize technologies with respect to cost and performance
  • Close cooperation with development teams
  • Relational Databases, NoSQL
  • Frontend Development incl. JavaScript/HTML/CSS

What we need from you:

  • You have already gained notable experience in development - 3+ years
  • You are familiar with multiple programming languages
  • Ambitious, dedicated and focused on results
  • Great teammate able and willing to exchange ideas
  • Good command of English

What would be a bonus:

  • Experienced with stateless protocol game servers
  • Familiar with Unity3D


  • Work alongside top people from the gaming industry in Estonia
  • Office situated close to the city centre
  • Friendly team and attractive workplace
  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation Package

Do you think this role is for you?

Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2124. We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Remote or Onsite C++ Graphics Programmer - AAA - UK - REF 2481

C++ Graphics Programmer - Midlands, England

Our client is a world-famous AAA studio based in the Midlands, England is looking for a C++ Graphics Programmer to join the very successful team and help to continue making outstanding games.  This role is offered onsite or fully remote.

As a Graphics Programmer, you will work with artists to interpret their creative direction and build rendering code to achieve it, you will also work closely with the Engine team to plan and implement new rendering features.  

What we need from you:

  • Strong professional graphics background with rendering techniques
  • Expert knowledge of graphics hardware, APIs and shader programming
  • Great 3D maths skills.
  • Professional knowledge of C++
  • Experience working with major consoles
  • Previously worked on AAA published titles a bonus
  • 2+ years professional experience preferably in games

 About you:

  • A real passion for playing and developing games
  • A great team player
  • To be proactive and helpful with ad-hoc problem solving
  • Detail orientated
  • Work independently and manage your time well
  • Great interpersonal skills

Benefits include; Annual bonus scheme, Long-service holiday rewards, Private dental care, Free fruit every day and many more!  

Sound like the role for you?

Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2481.

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

We are a GDPR compliant company.

Senior Online Game Engineer AAA Studio Germany Ref 2471

Our client is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Senior Engineer – Online to join their highly-spirited team. You would be working on the online features of an F2P multiplayer shooter. They are looking for people who want to have fun at work, share ownership, and make smart decisions. Most importantly however, people with vast knowledge and experience in online games who are passionate, and value professionalism.Their games require a wide range of backgrounds and expertise. It takes lots of different people from all backgrounds and they would love for you to be one of them!


  • Document technical designs instructions, specifications, and other relevant documents.
  • Aiding the smooth running of live services through developing new tools plus manageable and expandable concepts. 
  • Blend platform services like Steam, EGS, PSN and Xbox Live seamlessly with SKDs.
  • Insist on the highest standards from our data ecosystem from UE4 communicating to Playfab and Azure infrastructure along with creating functional and engaging features both on client and backend that will delight users.
  • Be a key member of a high performing software engineering team while collaborating with design, engineering and production teams.
  • devise optimal engineering support for an all around-the-clock game, surveying incidents and dealing with on-call schedules.
  • Providing training to junior and regular engineers while managing specialized interviews and the online infrastructure.


  • Extensive experience of over 6+ years on PC, live games, mobile platforms. Console platform experience is also gladly admitted.
  • Expertise in executing online services, which involve matchmaking and analytics, In-app purchases, authentication, Meta and progression.
  • Strong practical knowledge of C++, C#, or similar language with relevant professional experience.
  • Involved in working as a backend in a serverless architecture either in-house or BaaS.
  • Game programming experience collaborating with designers on game features and design, implementation, and iterations such as UI and gameplay.
  • VPCs, SQL/NoSQL databases, and messaging/queue systems and knowledge of cloud infrastructure on any of the major providers (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud.
  • Multi-platform console development experience.
  • A can-do attitude and strong interpersonal skills; you love collaborating with others to architect and implement systems.


Any previous knowledge or experience in:

  • Playfab, Azure functions or SignalR, Redis.
  • UE4 and its’ build system, inclusive of UMG, Blueprints.
  • CI/CD (Jenkins, TeamCity or similar).
  • UE4 replication and client prediction.
  • Testing automation frameworks.
  • Multiplayer games and dedicated servers.

Employment details

  • Full-time 
  • Status: employment
  • Start: as soon as possible 


  • Relocation support and benefits
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Flexible Working hours
  • Fresh Fruit & Vegetables every day 
  • Hot & Cold drinks of your choice
  • In-house massage, Fitness Club membership
  • Monthly company events
  • public transportation
  • Games/Books Library
  • Personal Talent Development Manager
  • Regular in-house social events
  • Summer and Christmas Party
  • Beer and soft drinks for Friday meetings

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2471.

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

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


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


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


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


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++


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


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


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


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


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


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  

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.

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


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.


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


·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


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


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


·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


·Write, maintain, optimize, bug free code


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


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

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

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

C++ Graphics Developer 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 a C++ graphics programmer 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


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.

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.


•   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.

•   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)


•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


•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 


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.

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