Game Programmer

Remote Options Across the UK - Unannounced VR Action Games - Awesome Time to Join

Job Type
Salary on application
5 days ago

If you have game developer experience and you’re seeking a new remote role, Skillsearch wants to hear from you! We are helping a UK-based gaming studio find a full-time Game Programmer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As a Games Programmer, you will be working on a next-gen VR game. You will be writing stable, readable and modular C++ code that best uses the Unreal Engine.  

In your first few weeks in this Senior Programmer role, you can expect to: 

  • Work closely with the design department to ideate, plan, implement and balance gameplay features and player-facing mechanics 
  • Build flexible and robust systems and tools that empower the art and design teams to create and balance the game 
  • Collaborate with production to estimate timescales for feature implementation and issue resolution 
  • Profiling and optimising code and systems. 

To apply for this Senior Programmer role, you will need 5+ years of professional knowledge of C++ programming and working knowledge of the Unreal engine. You will also require the following: 

  • Ability to write readable, robust and performant code utilising appropriate design patterns and software engineering principles 
  • 3D maths and data structures, with a thorough knowledge and proficient application of 3D mathematics, algorithms and structures 
  • Experience working professionally with Unreal 4, with Unreal 5 being a bonus. 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture. 

Please reach out to Ryan from our friendly and welcoming team today at  to apply for this full-time remote Game Programmer position. 

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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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Ryan Templeman

Principal Game Development Consultant & Game Development Team Lead

Ryan leads our dev team, focusing on scouting out the best programmers in the industry! We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead!  He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!

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