Gameplay/UI Programmer

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Employment Type
Salary on application

Our client is looking for an experienced Gameplay/UI Programmer to join a growing team of programmers for a game studio using Unreal Engine. This full-time UI Programmer role is based in Irvine and offers an attractive salary and benefits package for the successful applicant. 

As a UI Developer, you will work with our team of artists and designers to execute the artistic vision of the user interface for our next world-class RPG. You will also coordinate the UI team's efforts by communicating within and across departments, help evaluate candidates joining the team, and provide mentoring to current UI programmers. 

In your first few weeks in this Gameplay/UI Developer role, you can expect to: 

  • Build foundational UI systems and UI features in Unreal Engine with C++ and UMG/Slate 
  • Work closely with designers on the implementation of gameplay and UI systems 
  • Research and propose improvements to UI processes and pipelines 
  • Evaluate programmer candidates and outsourcing partners and mentor programmers through one-on-one and performance evaluations 
  • Optimise and maintain UI screens to run within the established UI frame budget 

To succeed in this flexible role, you will need 3+ years of experience developing user interfaces for PC and consoles. You will also require: 

  • Proficiency in C and to be an avid gamer with a passion for making games 
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or Engineering 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine and UMG/Slate 

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

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative Full-time Gameplay/UI Programmer job in Irvine, please contact Sam from Skillsearch at today. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions. 

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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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