Principal Game Tech Programmer

Remote within UK Only - Multiple AAA Games - Solve Complex Tech Problems

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4 days ago

If you're an experienced, proficient, and passionate C++ tech programmer with applied knowledge of engines, content pipelines, tools, graphics, animation, physics, AI, or a mixture, Skillsearch wants to hear from you! We are helping an AAA PC and console games creator find a remote-working Principal Game Tech Programmer, and the role comes with a salary of up to £80,000 and an industry-leading benefits package. 

In this embedded software engineer role, you’ll be developing software solutions in close collaboration with studio and client engineering teams.  

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do: 

  • Facilitate the efficient creation of high-quality games whilst proactively sharing regular updates on progress, plans and impediments 
  • Take ownership of your work and the team's contributions, providing technical inspiration/leadership/direction, supporting team development and nurturing client relationships. 

To apply, you must be a pragmatic tech-biased C++ programmer with good maths and problem-solving skills, commitment to learning, and an aptitude for communication and collaboration. You'll also need a proven track record in game development (or a comparable field) with either relevant specialist knowledge or broad experience of contemporary tech development and platforms.  

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you will be rewarded with a salary of up to £80,000 and a benefits package including annual bonus scheme, life assurance of 4x salary, income protection of 75% for up to 5 years, generous annual leave, monthly allowance to spend on enhanced benefits, employee referral bonus, mentoring and career development, dental insurance and employee assistance programme. 

We'd love you to apply for this full-time remote Principal Game Tech Programmer job, and we're waiting to hear from you. Please contact Katie from Skillsearch at today. 

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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Katie Jones

Senior Game Development Consultant

Katie is our candidate queen and spends her time listening to people paint pictures of their dream job ready for whenever that job pops up. As our resident Women in Games Ambassador, Katie is an advocate for women getting the job they want and deserve in the Games Industry! Her claim to fame is meeting the Queen which in turn led to movie stardom (sort of)- ask her about it!

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