Lead UI Programmer

AAA RPG - Big Name IP - UE5

Job Type
Salary on application
23 days ago

Do you have UI programming experience, and are you seeking a new job in Irvine, CA? If so, we'd love to hear from you! Skillsearch is looking for a dedicated and collaborative Lead UI Programmer to join our client's welcoming and inclusive team. This full-time lead programming role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a Lead User Interface Programmer, you will work with a team of artists and designers to implement the artistic vision of the user interface for the company's next world-class RPG. Please note that this position requires the ability to work onsite or in a hybrid capacity at the company's office in Irvine, CA. 

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

  • Build foundational UI systems and UI features in Unreal Engine with C++ and UMG/Slate 
  • Coordinate the UI team in tackling cross-department requests and requirements to ensure that decisions fit the scope and direction of the UI 
  • Research and propose improvements to UI processes and pipelines 
  • Evaluate UI programmer candidates and UI outsourcing partners, and mentor UI programmers through one-on-ones and performance evaluations 
  • Optimize and maintain UI screens to run within the established UI frame budget 

To succeed in this UI programming job, you will need 5+ years of experience developing user interfaces for PC and consoles. You will also require proficiency in C/C++ and a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science or engineering. In addition, you should be an avid gamer with a passion for making games. Management expertise and experience with Unreal Engine and UMG/Slate would also be advantageous. 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

For full details and to apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time Lead UI Programmer job in Irvine, CA, please get in touch with Ryan from Skillsearch at rt@skillsearch.com today. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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