Experienced Gameplay Programmer

Sci-fi Shooter - World renowned UK Studio - Hybrid Working

Remote within the UK
Job Type
Salary on application
17 days ago

A world-renowned UK studio is seeking an experienced Gameplay Programmer to work on a sci-fi shooter game. The team is based in Oxford, helping shape a brand-new IP. This gameplay programming role is hybrid, working full-time hours from both the Oxford office and from home and earning a compelling salary and benefits. 

The unannounced project you will be working on is a thematically dark Sci-fi shooter title. You'll join a small, passionate, and experienced team with a proven record of delivering quality experiences. 

If you were already working here as Gameplay Programmer, these are some tasks you could expect to take on: 

  • Working to build general gameplay systems 
  • Metagame/analytics and game flow 
  • Working with game designers, UI artists and animators to implement game mechanics 
  • Collaborating with members of the programming team on systems and features that have the potential to influence future titles 

Excellent C/C++ programming skills and sound knowledge of object-oriented development are essential to the success of this Gameplay Programmer position. You must also have: 

  • Professional experience working on at least one published console/PC game 
  • Previous work related to gameplay and general game flow 
  • Experience with AI systems would be beneficial 
  • Keen interest in sci-fi, shooter games and/or cooperative experiences 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

To learn more or to apply for this full-time Gameplay Programmer job in the UK, please get in touch with Chay from our team at Skillsearch cp@skillsearch.com today. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Chay Peters

Games Programming Resourcer

Chay works alongside Katie and Ryan as a Games Programming Resourcer after a dramatic career change from being a plumber, so you can be sure to count on Chay to get you unstuck from an unideal job and smoothly into a new role! Don’t worry, he’s also got a gaming background with his favourite series being Modern Warfare and of course Crash Bandicoot, so with these combined skills he’s sure to bag you the role you’ve been waiting for!

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