Senior Gameplay Programmer

Flexible Working Options - New AAA Live Service Title - PS5 Project

City of London
Job Type
Salary on application

Do you have game development experience, and are you seeking a new job in London? Skillsearch is helping a gaming company recruit a full-time Senior Gameplay Programmer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

As a Senior Gameplay Developer, you will work closely with Designers and Artists to bring ideas and experiences to life, with a special focus on players' end-to-end experience. 

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

  • Take an active role in the game design process to contribute ideas, feedback and suggestions 
  • Prototype new gameplay features and explore creative ideas 
  • Design, develop, document, test and maintain highly accessible gameplay features and systems in close collaboration with other Programmers, Designers and Animators 
  • Continuously strive to deliver a diverse and robust set of gameplay features that culminate in a highly entertaining interactive experience. 

To apply, you will need experience in the design and implementation of combat, character movement, game controls, camera and other various established gameplay systems. You will also require the following: 

  • Excellent C++ programming skills 
  • Proficiency in maths and 3D geometry 
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • A definite opinion on what game elements enable an engaging and exciting experience. 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time Senior Gameplay Programmer job in London, please contact Ryan from Skillsearch at today. 


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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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