Programming Vacancies

C++ Tools Programmer Animation Studio, Scotland Ref: 2579

We are working with a leading animation studio based in Scotland. Looking for a mid-level tools programmer to join their team. This role is offered on-site at their studio and open to people able to work in the UK.

What will you do?

  • Create, extend and maintain tools and follow workflow pipelines
  • Work with live services team to come up with solutions to any issues
  • Write, optimize, maintain bug-free high-performance code for our large, existing, code base

What skills do you need?

  • C++
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Game Development or similar
  • Version control software e.g. Git
  • 3D mathematics 
  • Ability to research latest advances in technology in best practice
  • 1+ years professional experience working in games or research and development in C++
  • Familiarity with animation packages including Maya, Max, Houdini, Blender...
  • Knowledge of Engines inc. Unreal, Unity, Vulcan...
  • Graphics packages e.g. DirectX, OpenGL, HLSL, GLSL a bonus
  •  Scripting languages e.g. Python nice to have


  • Central office location
  • Excellent renumeration package
  • Pension
  • Working with cutting edge tech


Please email your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 2579.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant

Senior Backend Programmer Mobile Games England - REF 2387

This well-known mobile game studio is looking for a Senior Backend Programmer to work on their games.  The role is based in their London studio and is onsite. You will participate in high-load backend services for the game and core backend features development. You will have experience with server programming and working on large scale live game environment.

What skills do you need?

  • Live games experience
  • Creating new features and tools
  • Writing  bug free, maintainable code
  • Multiplayer backend experience
  • SQL
  • Docker
  • Linux
  • Concurrency
  • Games development experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Performance optimization
  • Functional and load testing
  • Nakama server experience is a bonus
  • Troubleshooting and research for best practice
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, game development or similar


Great work life balance, city centre location, competitive pay and bonus, healthcare…


To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2387.

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

Systems Admin Games Germany - REF 2380

This well-established games studio has a vacancy for an experienced Systems Administrator to join their team in Southern Germany.

You will be responsible for the set-up, configuration, and maintenance of the their cloud platform, coupled with management of the scalability, performance, availability, and health of the system. This role requires in depth knowledge of Linux and Windows as well as open source software.

Your role

  • Support of all Linux servers, storage, and related operating systems software
  • Support of the network infrastructure
  • Provide a structured, hands-on approach to issue resolution, infrastructure projects and environment management
  • Ensure the security of data, systems, network access and backup systems
  • Participate in an on-call rota for production incidents (incentivised)
  • Adhere to clearly defined change management procedures
  • Install, configure and maintain the development, testing, staging and production environments
  • Cloud deployment


Competitive pay, relocation assistance, bonus, medical and other perks.


To apply pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2380.

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

Unity Gameplay Programmer F2P Mobile Games Turkey - Ref 2234

We are working with a mobile studio based in Turkey who is looking for a passionate gameplay C# Unity Programmer to join their team.

What will you be doing?

•   Developing top quality mobile social games
•   Working alongside designers and server side developers to develop the game client
•   Estimating timescales to ensure milestones are delivered on time
•   3D real time games experience
•   Rapid prototyping
•   Live game development

Who you are?

•   Professional C# experience in the games industry
•   Technical design
•   C# game engine Unity...
•   Client/Server development
•   Interpersonal and communication skills
•   F2P Mobile game development experience
•   Degree in Software Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics a bonus
•   Java, Python, Objective C, Swift is a distinctive advantage


This company offers a great work/life balance, competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic relocation package and pension scheme.  

To apply

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2234.

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

Senior Unity Programmers F2P Mobile Games SE England - Ref 2131

Description:We are working with a fantastic F2P mobile game studio based in London who is 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

  • Mentoring junior programmers

  • Who you are?

    • 5+ years in game development with at least 1+ released titles on mobile platform

    • C# and Unity3D

    • 2D/3D graphics

    • Knowledge and understanding of the processes involved in mobile development including UI and platform limitations

    • Strong programming skills including knowledge of best practices and techniques

    • Skilled in performance analysis and optimisation

    • Debugging skills
To apply send CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2131.
Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant. 

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