Physics Programmer

One of the Biggest Names in Gaming – Brilliant Benefits – Top Grossing Franchises

Edinburgh City
Job Type
Salary on application
9 days ago

Physics Programmer in Edinburgh 

If you’re a Programmer who has plenty of experience with physics simulation, then this role is calling your name! Keep reading to find out more... 

As a Physics Programmer at this thriving studio in Edinburgh, you will be working on physics-based systems such as vehicle dynamics, water, objects and more to work towards a seamless blend of realism and fun in the feel of the studio’s games. 

This award-winning studio is home to one of the most globally famous game series of all time, as well as a veteran team that can be considered the best at what they do. Working to create a culture of innovation, creativity, and talent, this is a unique and exciting opportunity for a skilled animator to take the next step in their career, working on a brand-new AAA title. 

Physics Programmer responsibilities: 

  • Implement game features alongside design, animation, and AI 
  • Maintain vehicle systems and work on them to support new features 
  • Create new interactive objects and vehicles 

Key requirements for this role in Edinburgh: 

  • University degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Maths, Computer Science, or similar 
  • Significant prior games programming experience 
  • Experience with real time physics simulation 
  • Strong C/C++ skills 
  • Experience of rigid, multi body simulation 
  • Maths and multi-threaded programming skills 

Could you be the perfect candidate for this role? If you think so, we’d love to hear from you. Contact Ryan on or apply online by submitting your CV in the form below now. 

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A little bit about the city: Edinburgh  

The Scottish capital is such a popular tourist destination for a reason, as it’s packed full of history and culture. The city is also regularly ranked as one of the best UK cities to live in in terms of quality of life, finances and happiness levels. As one of the world’s cultural and academic treasures, boasting both architectural and historical beauty, Edinburgh is also one of the world’s fastest growing cities. It is home to countless pubs, excellent music venues, a zoo, a cathedral and botanical gardens. One thing’s for sure, you won’t run out of things to do here!

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 to 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 the last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!

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