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Programming Vacancies

C++ Online Programmer Multiplayer Games France Ref 2212

Our client is looking for an Online Programmer to provide multiplayer solutions working in C++ code for their studio in France.

What will you do?
•Create, debug, maintain, optimize code for the game online services and tools incl. live ops.
•Perform load tests and make improvements as and when necessary
•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?
2+ years of games industry experience preferably online/full stack
•1+ shipped title under your belt
•Degree qualified in Computer/Software Engineering or equivalent
•Skilled in C#, Python, Golang, JavaScript, .NET Core, Node.js
•Databases incl. SQL and/or NoSQL (MySQL, MongoDB, Redis or similar)
•C++
•High performance and availability services nice to have
•Cloud providers (Google Cloud, AWS, OpenStack, Azure…)
•Version Control software Git, CI/CD (Gitlab)
•Automation and DevOps a bonus
•English
•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 CV’s to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting reference number 2212. 
We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate. We are a GDPR compliant company.

C#/C++ Game Programmer VR Studio Holland Ref 2205

This world leading independent virtual reality game studio is looking for a C# / C++ Games Programmer to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a unique and innovative studio based in The Netherlands. You will be working with multiple engines.

What will you be doing?



  • Prototyping and coding gameplay features

  • Taking part in the design process of the gameplay

  • Creating base gameplay system and tools for the gameplay designers to extend

  • Ensuring that game scripts are well designed, and are optimal in terms of CPU and memory consumption

  • C# and C++ coding

  • Unity and Unreal experience



  • Who you are



    • 2+ years in the games industry

    • C++

    • C#

    • Unreal 4 and Unity experience incl. personal projects

    • Degree in Computer Science OR relevant experience

    • Large code bases with branching

    • Debugging skills

    • Object oriented programming, design patterns, algorithms, data structures

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • 1+ released titles a bonus

    • Complex game system development a bonus


    • EU candidates only please.

      Benefits: This is an inclusive studio that values their staff, offering on the job training as well as competitive salaries and a great work life balance. 

      Application: Sounds like your dream job? Then please email your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2205. 

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

Graphics Unity Programmer - Human Experience Design Studio - London Ref 1710

We are working with an innovative human experience design company specialising in VR who is looking for a Graphics Programmer to join their team and create immersive VR experiences. This role will cover not only games but also education, training and other applications. You will be based in their central London office where you will be working with real-world data and streaming it into the virtual reality space. As this is a VR environment, prior experience in the industry is beneficial but not required.

Worldwide candidates will be considered, preference given to those who are able to start immediately or with reasonable notice.

What will you be doing?



  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of artists and programmers

  • Working on all aspects of the projects

  • Taking ownership of high-level technical design

  • Solving issues with bugs and features

  • Participating in project design decisions

  • Design, implement, extend and maintain tools and shaders 

  • Build tools for asset creation, incl. procedural generation

  • Prototyping



  • Who you are



    • Graphics programming and shaders 

    • C#

    • Unity

    • Unity Editor Scripting

    • Continuous integration

    • VR experience

    • Rapid prototypes to test ideas

    • Full project lifecycle experience

    • C++ a bonus

    • Network code a bonus

    • Mobile experience a bonus (iOS/Android)



    • Benefits

      This studio offers a central location, the opportunity to work with the latest technology, a good work-life balance, a comfortable working atmosphere, market rate pay, pension scheme...

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to 
      bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1710.

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

C++ Machine Learning AI Programmer Games France Ref 2015

An exciting opportunity for a Machine Learning AI Programmer has become available with a leading games development studio.
Part of your role is to liaise closely with the art and design departments, to design and implement algorithms and follow up on implementations. The software is based in C++.

The role will require a skilled Programmer with 3+ years’ experience in the games industry in a similar role, an innovative thinker, who is proactive, with the ability to “think on your feet”.  

What skills do you need?



  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science

  • Classical and deep learning computer vision techniques, image processing or procedural generation

  • GPU usage e.g. CUDA, DirectCompute

  • Computer Vision Frameworks (OpenVC, PCL)

  • Cloud Computing Platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)

  • PyTorch, TensorFlow, Keras or similar

  • Software development skills-  C/C++, Matlab, Python, Python3

  • English speaking

  • Write, maintain and extend bug free code



  • A bonus is your knowledge of geoinformatics, 3D reconstruction and projective geometry  

    For more information, please email bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2015. 

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

C# Content Developer Games UK Ref 2198

We are working with a AAA studio based in Scotland looking for a gameplay scripter. Scripters would be technically stronger in C#, but if faced with some C++ would be able to understand it, and would be more focused on the design side of things, creating content driven by the code systems.  You will work with other programming disciplines incl. gameplay, AI, physics, data, animation, UI...

What will you do?


  • Be part of the Design Team making great gameplay happen in our complex virtual worlds

  • Use your knowledge of design to enhance gameplay

  • Creating intricate scripts for different types of games incl. single player and online

  • Collaborating with other teams like programming, networking, UI, narrative, art, systems, audio... to make immersive play possible

  • Make new content using inhouse tools and editors

  • Program game content/systems 

  • Give breakdown of feature requests to other areas


  • Who are you?


    • 3+ years in a similar role in the games industry

    • Degree in relevant discipline incl. game design or computer science

    • Strong C# programming skills

    • Able to write, optimise, bug free, clean code 

    • Understanding of OOP design patterns

    • 1+ published title under your belt (mobile, PC or console)

    • Benefits
      Competitive pay, great holiday and pension, good work life balance.

      Applications
      Pls forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2198.


      We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

Unity Network Programmer MMO Games Greece Ref 2193

We are working with an MMO game studio based in the Mainland of Greece who is looking for a Unity Networking Programmer to work on their pillar title.

What is the role? We are hiring a Network Programmer who is passionate about solving problems in a collaborative team and engineering robust solutions for the long term.

This is a chance to be part of the development on a major project it will require someone who can push the boundaries of development using Unity for PC.

What will you do?


  • Find optimal architectural, framework and gameplay solutions for our game

  • Work with the project technical and creative re architecture, testability and performance for platform development

  • Collaborate with other disciplines, internally and externally, to support workflows and deliver to milestones

  • Work on the project through the various stages to release as well as several key aspects of the game architecture


  • Who am I?



    • Proven expertise utilizing Unity and C# in games

    • Strong understanding of modern PC development, workflows, tooling and runtimes

    • Experience in network APIs and tools in and out of Unity

    • Strong knowledge of design patterns, memory/performance optimisation

    • A background in creating data driven systems

    • Enjoy flexing your social and collaborative skills

    • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role in the games industry

    • MMO and PC experience 


    • Bonus


      • Knowledge of multi-threaded programming in C# and C++

      • General knowledge of the newest features and systems in Unity


      • Benefits


        • Contributory pension scheme

        • Long holidays incl. Easter and month of August

        • Relocation assistance

        • Private health insurance


        •   EU candidates only pls. To apply for this position pls send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2193.  We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

Senior C++ Graphics Programmer AAA Games UK Ref 2177

We are working with a AAA game studio based in Cheshire who is looking for a Senior C++ Graphics Programmer to join their team and working on their pillar current gen titles.

What will you be doing?



  • Graphics techniques implementation

  • Next gen platform support

  • Graphics code profiling and optimisation

  • Implementing new rendering features to current platforms

  • Rendering tasks planning and scheduling

  • Training less experiences members of the team



  • Who you are



    • 5+ years in the games industry

    • 2+ years in a Senior Graphics Programming position

    • Educated to degree level with a 2.1 or higher in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or similar

    • Excellent C/C++

    • Maths

    • Shader writing

    • Shader debugging skills

    • Maintainable code



    • Benefits

      This studio offers a creative environment, competitive pay, full corporate benefits and job satisfaction.

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2177.

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

Principal C++ Engine Programmer - AAA Studio - Cheshire UK Ref 2176

Our client is a major publisher backed AAA development studio based in Cheshire, UK. Currently making a world famous series of hit games with an award winning IP, they are expanding and looking for top calibre programmers to join their already successful team.

We have a requirement for a Principle C++ Engine Programmer, who will ideally have a AAA background, have great communication skills and be able to work onsite in a permanent role.

Required:



  • Current generation console experience and knowledge of technical requirements

  • Able to design and implement re-usable systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A passion for videogames

  • C++



  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a studio making great games that you know and love, wins awards and is at the top of the videogames tree.
    CVs to bonnie@big-planet.biz to apply / for more information quoting reference number 2176.

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

    We are a GDPR compliant company.

SENIOR PROGRAMMER - C++ STUDIO - North of England Ref 960

We have a C++ studio client looking for a forward-thinking Senior programmer to join a phenomenal team and continue to take the gaming industry by storm.

As a Senior Programmer you will be responsible for the day to day development of game features across one or many platforms. You will also be responsible for the design and implementation of game systems within a title, potentially mentoring and managing one or two junior programmers to help achieve your goals.

In a typical day:

You will be required to design, implement and debug features within the game you are working on, potentially working across multiple platforms simultaneously. You know how to use the tools required, including dev kits to refine and polish the game systems to meet the highest standards. You will have super interpersonal skills enabling you to accurately report progress and issues as the feature progresses, allowing you and your team to manage the progress of the project. Finally, you will be able to share your knowledge and experience with the rest of the team, improving their abilities on a daily basis.

What you need:



  • 5+ years of commercial C++ experience, coding and debugging.

  • At least one area of specialism within game developments (graphics, networking, gameplay, AI, etc.).

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Knowledge of build and pipeline systems within game development.

  • At least 1 shipped title (preferably on console).



  • Great if you have these skills:



    • Good time management and self-motivation skills.

    • Ability to take direction and criticism.

    • Experience with small team management, and mentoring.

    • Knowledge of large scale asset pipelines.

    • Knowledge of source control and asset management tools.



    • Benefits:



      • Group Life Assurance Policy

      • Cycle to Work Scheme

      • Flexi Time

      • Childcare Vouchers



      • Do you think this role is for you?Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 960.

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

        We are a GDPR compliant company.

C++ Principal Graphics Engineer PC and Console Games UK Ref 2172

We are working with a leading AAA game studio based in the UK who is seeking a C++ Prinicipal Graphics Engineer to join their team and work on their exciting upcoming titles for PC and console.

The successful Graphics Engineer will be responsible for the implementation of visually stunning features, and will require a deep understanding of rendering techniques to push forward the game's feel and aesthetics.

What will you be doing?



  • Joining a small core tech team and participating in the overall look of the project

  • Ensuring features and techniques are optimised for all necessary platforms

  • Helping to improve existing systems

  • Implementation of new rendering features



  • Who you are



    • 5+ years in a similar role

    • Educated to degree level in Computer Science or similar

    • Knowledge of real-time rendering advances and efficient implementation

    • Able to build maintainable, optimisable data oriented code



    • Tech Stack



      • C++

      • HLSL/GLSL

      • Git

      • SVN

      • Perforce

      • 3D Maths



      • Benefits
        As a studio we value your contribution and offer a phenomenal work-life balance, excellent relocation and top industry salaries.

        Application

        Please e-mail your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2172.

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

C++ Lead Engine Tech Programmer AAA Games Studio - UK Ref 2171

Our client is a major publisher backed AAA development studio based in the UK. Currently making a world famous hit games, they are expanding and looking for top calibre programmers to join their already successful team.

We have a requirement for a Lead Engine Tech Programmer, who will ideally have a AAA background, have great communication skills and be able to work onsite in a permanent role.

Required:



  • Current generation console experience and knowledge of technical requirements

  • Expert with C++

  • Able to design and implement re-usable systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A passion for videogames

  • Management experience



  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a studio making great games that you know and love, wins awards and is at the top of the videogames tree.

    Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 2171.

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

    We are a GDPR compliant company.

Cinematics Programmer Games - UK Ref 2180

Our client is a games studio based in the UK who is looking for a Cinematic Engineer to provide engineering support to the cinematics team on the development of a new AAA title. 

What will I do?


  • Own and develop a large portion of the engine

  • Develop new age cinematics features using disciplines such as engine, pipeline, animation, rendering and gameplay  

  • Use combined knowledge of engineering and console with C++

  •   What skills do I need?

    • Leadership & communication skills

    • Experience in film language, scripting, 3D animation, cinematic design, and production

    • Software and architectural skills

    • Experience with AAA

    •  We Offer

      • A permanent position in a growing studio partnered to a major media content creator

      • Clear career progression opportunities

      • Offices in a games industry and cultural hub

      • Benefits
        This studio offers competitive salaries, bonus scheme and full corporate benefits. World famous games to work on too! 
        Application To apply please submit your CV to ash@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2180. 
        We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

Senior Backend Programmer F2P Studio -Europe Remote available Ref 2179

We are looking for a Senior Backend Programmer to join our start-up studio and mobile free-to-play projects. This role is offered remote or with full relocation to Malta. 

What will you be doing?




  • Developing game services for a huge and diverse player base

  • Managing high user traffic

  • Building on and maintain existing code

  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams e.g. mobile, analytics...



  • Who you are




    • 7+ years programming

    • Unity, PHP, Java, C#...

    • Complex system design and implementation

    • Application scalability and efficiency

    • Application and system orchestration

    • Interpersonal and communication skills



    • Why work for us?
      Are you interested in joining a funded start-up on the ground floor and creating a World-class studio that aims to deliver pioneering game experiences that can be played by 10s of millions of players?  Do want to help create great games filled with unforgettable moments that players cherish, in games that are played for decades? Are you interested in being part of a dynamic, fun loving, World class, remote first team? We not only offer you the chance to work with great people to create great games but we also offer competitive salary, generous employee options, flexible working hours, bi-annual workations in exotic places and private health care. 

      Application Please email me your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 2179.

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

Senior C++ Engine Developer - AAA Studio - UK ref 957

We are delight to offer this fantastic opportunity with a multi-award winning client based in Yorkshire who are in need of an expert senior C++ engine developer to work on some amazing AAA games, is that you?

What you will need to do:



  • Design and implement engine features in C++ 

  • Collaborate with other internal departments (Art, Design, Audio, QA, etc...)

  • Debug complex engine problems as well as learn, test and extend existing engine code

  • Profile and optimise game engine performance

  • Improve and extend existing engine features as needed

  • Support to gameplay and UI programmers



  • What skills you need to have:



    • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience

    • Extensive experience working in an engine programming role on C++ based projects in the game industry

    • Superb communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team

    • Memory management, multi-threading and optimisation

    • Strong maths

    • Console experience, including PS4, Xbox One...



    • A bonus



      • DirectX 9-12, OpenGL, Vulkan, etc...

      • UE4 rendering pipeline

      • middleware experience

      • Tools development experience in C# or scripting languages

      • Client/server architecture



      • Benefits:



        • Group Life Assurance Policy

        • Cycle to Work Scheme

        • Flexi Time

        • Childcare Vouchers



        • Do you think this role is for you?

          Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 957.

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

          We are a GDPR compliant company.

Senior Build Engineer - AAA Studio - Yorkshire Ref 955

This state of the art studio based client in Yorkshire is looking for a talented senior build engineer to join a fun and very successful team in the AAA games scene.

The role -

You will have the responsibility for maintaining the stability of the project builds across all platforms.

You will be responsible for the design and implementation of systems to automate building and testing a title, and for delivering regular builds to QA teams and customers.

You will capable of identifying the cause of any build problems, and for either resolving those problems yourself or communicating with other staff members to help resolve them,You will be helped in this and work with the lead programmer on the team who will be your line manager.

What we need from you:



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with Jenkins, TeamCity or similar build systems

  • Experience with Maven, Gradle, or similar build management tools

  • A strong understanding of SCCM tools such as Perforce, git or Subversion.

  • A proven understanding of Linux, OSX and Windows Operating Systems

  • A minimum of one scripting language (Python, Bash, Perl or Ruby)

  • 5+ years experience in a similar role



  • It would be useful if you have:



    • Experience in a range of programming languages (Java, C#, C++)

    • A good time management and self-motivation skills.

    • The ability to take direction and criticism.

    • Knowledge of large-scale asset pipelines.

    • Experience deploying to cloud compute and storage environments

    • Game industry experience, and experience of console build tool chains



    • Benefits:



      • Generous holidays

      • Flexi-time

      • Money on your birthday

      • On site Gym



      • Do you think this role is for you? Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 955. We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

        We are a GDPR compliant company.

C++ Engine Tech Programmer Award Winning Studio England Ref 2170

Our client is a leading games studio making best selling titles. We are looking for an Engine Tech Programmer to implement and refine the core engine systems of their cross platform games.  

Required Skills and Experience



  • Multi-processor architecture experience for consoles and PCs.

  • 2+ years of experience in tech/engine dev on consoles

  • C++ expertise

  • Maths ability

  • Clean code writing skills

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong maths and physics

  • Systems development

  • Good problem solving skills




  • In return we offer full corporate benefits, bonus, relocation package and great games to work on in a fun, creative environment with passionate games industry professionals.


    To apply send CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2170.  We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

Senior C++ Programmer - Paris - Unreal Games Ref 1033

Our client is based in the heart of Paris in a state-of-the-art studio. We seek a senior programmer to join their team on an exciting new AAA game project. The job is secure, with a great work life balance in a studio where the owners understand that the games industry doesn't have to crunch its workers to get results.  


Responsibilities:


  • Work with programmers, producers, designers, and artists

  • Organize tasks and schedule estimates for programming team and track development

  • Still willing to code with balance staying on top of the code base;

  • Identify risks and provide relevant solutions

  • Coordinate, mentor and build a cohesive programming team



  • What we need from you:

    • 5+ year experience in the game development

    • Expert with C++ 

    • Unreal

    • Good knowledge of: C, Java, scripting

    • Expert in console game programming

    • Originate, implement and iterate on software features for inclusion in our games in conjunction with other engineers, designers, artists and testers

    • Identify and surface risks in the areas that are being worked on.

    • Solve problems through the application of sound engineering practice

    • Continuously work to minimize technical debt and maintenance hazards

    • Devote time to personal improvement to further your own game development and programming knowledge



    • About you:


      • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken

      • Problem-solving and open-minded

      • Working well in a team environment and willing to work in a small team studio (around 20+ people)

      • Sense of initiative, attention to details

      • Passion for games



      • Benefits include; Competitive rates of pay, great projects to work on, a collaborative company culture and full relocation expenses.


        Sound like the role for you? Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1033.

        We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.

        We do not discriminate.

        We are a GDPR compliant company

Lead Backend Developer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1891

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a talented Lead Backend Developer to join their team. This is a great opportunity to join a AAA studio and play an integral part of the development of an exciting unannounced title. Following the success from their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences. 

What will you be doing?



  • Providing excellent technical leadership 

  • Managing and monitoring the backend team

  • Working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team

  • Pushing forward essential game features e.g. inventories, progression, customer support...

  • Ensuring scalability, flexibility and efficiency of backend services


  • Who you are



    • Knowledge of and experience with scalable architecture fundamentals and distributed systems

    • Experience with deploying, building and operating services

    • Able to build online services and show deep appreciation of associated security aspects

    • Cloud-hosted infrastructure automation

    • REST services

    • Linux systems

    • Relational and non-relational databases

    • Leadership skills


    • Benefits


      • Private family medical care

      • Annual bonus scheme

      • Minimal crunch

      • Great work life balance

      • Near London location



      • If this the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1891.

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

        We are a GDPR compliant company.

Remote Senior C# Unity Programmer F2P Games Europe Ref 2164

We are looking for a Senior Unity Programmer to join our start-up studio and mobile free-to-play projects.  This is a diverse role and includes coding on multiple games. This role is offered remote or with full relocation to Malta. What will you be doing?



  • Coding on key internal games.

  • Work related to tech, including architecture, implementation, external partners, tools, framework, code management.

  • Able to come up with simple and clear solutions for complex technical problems.

  • Maintain technical quality through the life of multiple projects, ensuring scalable solutions, best practice and standards.

  • Create and maintain internal tech tools for the company, providing support for external partners to integrate where needed.

  • Passion for games across different platforms and genres but particularly interested in mobile.



  • What is your role?



    • Proven experience working on and leading a minimum of two successful mobile/F2P projects (in last 5 years).

    • 7+ years' experience in games working in C# and Unity.

    • Deep understanding of developing for the mobile platform and the tools and technologies used to support development and marketing of mobile games.

    • Organizational skills to cope with overseeing multiple projects simultaneously.

    • Portfolio of past free-to-play title experience.

    • Strong coding skills, quick at developing quality code.

    • Ability to show examples of coding best practice to solve problems.

    • Able to develop and direct for quality first time execution, limiting the need for iteration.

    • Excellent communication skills.

    • Proven responsibility in reviewing and feeding back on the work of both coding and other disciplines where relevant.

    • A key understanding of wider business and product needs, and able to turn these into actions.

    • Understands how to translate design ideas into software application development.

    • You are an avid consumer of all types of mobile games and know the market intimately.  You are also aware of other macro trends in entertainment, social media and pop culture.



    • Why work for us?
      Are you interested in joining a funded start-up on the ground floor and creating a World-class studio that aims to deliver pioneering game experiences that can be played by 10s of millions of players?  Do want to help create great games filled with unforgettable moments that players cherish, in games that are played for decades? Are you interested in being part of a dynamic, fun loving, World class, remote first team? We not only offer you the chance to work with great people to create great games but we also offer competitive salary, generous employee options, flexible working hours, bi-annual workations in exotic places and private health care. 

      How to apply
      People are our greatest asset and so “fit” for us is extremely important. We therefore need to understand a bit about who you are and what drives you. Impress us with a cover letter that tells us about you and your passions will help spark our interest in taking things further. Please read the job description carefully and make sure you have the required experience to take on the role and then tell us why you are the right person for the job in a cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you.  Please email me your CV and cover letter to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting ref 2164.

      We are an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

Senior Build Programmer AAA Game Studio South UK Ref 1871

We are working with a fantastic AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a talented Senior Build Programmer to join their team. This is a great opportunity for you to apply and grow your skills in a AAA environment through the development of several exciting unannounced games. Following the success from their previous release, this studio is looking to continue the creation of their engaging multiplayer experiences.

What will you be doing?


  • Maintenance of build and release infrastructure

  • Developing the build pipeline

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Identifying potential areas for improvement of the studio's build infrastructure


  • Who you are


    • 1+ released title under your belt as a Build Programmer, including maintenance and development of build pipelines and infrastructure

    • Previous experience working with continuous update deliveryLive game content development experience

    • Deployment and development of console (PS4/Xbox One) and/or PC titles

    • 5+ years experience in a similar roleScripting languages e.g. Python, C#...

    • Experience working collaboratively with professionals across all disciplines throughout the full development lifecycle of a product

    • Perforce and TeamCity

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • A bonus...


      • Unreal Engine 4

      • Content delivery networks (CDN)Cloud-based infrastructure integration within build pipelines e.g. GCP, AWS, Azure...

      • Experience with containers/virtual machinesAutomated testing integration

      • Multiplayer game development experience

      • Benefits
        Private family medical care
        Annual bonus scheme
        Minimal crunch
        Great work life balance
        Near London locationIf this the job for you please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1871.We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.
        We do not discriminate.We are a GDPR compliant company.

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



    • BenefitsPrivate healthcare, central city location, competitive salary...

      Application

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

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

Remote Senior C++ Unreal Programmer PC & Console Games Europe Ref2151

Our client is looking for a experienced developer to join their expanding team for their 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  



  • Benefits
    We offer a permanent position in a leading European independent studio
    Competitive salary
    Superb benefits package  

    Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2151.

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

    This role is offered to EU candidates only.

Senior Unity Programmers F2P Mobile Games SE England #2131

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

  • 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 practice and techniques

    • Skilled in performance analysis and optimisation

    • Debugging skills
CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz to apply

Assistant Lead Gameplay Programmer – Major AAA Studio – UK or Remote

Our client is a major publisher owned AAA games studio making the latest sequel of a world famous videogames RPG franchise. We are looking for a proven senior gameplay programmer from a AAA background to help our lead gameplay programmer head up this important project.

Skills required…

  • Proven track record in a mentoring or leadership role as a senior / lead programmer.
  • C++ expertise
  • Games systems design experience, and proven track record of implementation
  • Gameplay programming knowledge and used to collaborating with gameplay design teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Passion for videogames

In return we offer a world class games project to work on, highly competitive salaries compared to the rest of the UK industry, a genuinely great bonus scheme, full corporate benefits, full relocation package and visa support if required, and remote working supported if required.

CV to ash@big-planet.biz to apply/ for more information.


UI Developer Critically Acclaimed Studio AAA Sweden Ref 1632

We are working with a major PC games studio based in Sweden making world famous RTS fantasy titles who is looking for a UI Developer to join their team and work on their pillar titles.

What will you be doing?



  • Maintaining the UI framework

  • Coding for menu systems and user interfaces

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of artists and designers


  • Who you are



    • 2+ years' UI programming experience in the games industry

    • Previously released video games

    • Tools and workflows

    • Source control software e.g. Subversion, Perforce, Git, Mercurial...

    • Lua


    • A bonus...



      • Educated to degree level in Computer Science or equivalent

      • UI programming experience on platforms such as Web, Mobile...


      • Benefits



        • Salary DOE + Release Bonus

        • Relocation

        • Results oriented work environment

        • Flexible work hours


        • Application

          Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1632.

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


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