Senior Player Programmer

Remote Across the UK - Hugely Successful AAA Studio - Big Name IP's

Job Type
Salary on application
8 days ago

Our client is looking for a collaborative and enthusiastic Senior Player Programmer who is ready for the challenge of bringing a well-known movie franchise to life in our upcoming multiplayer AAA title on next-generation platforms. This role can be offered on a remote, hybrid working, or studio-based in London and comes with a generous salary. 

If you were already up and running in this role, here are some of the areas you would have been working in last week: 

  • Delivering a range of gameplay features such as character abilities, melee, traversal mechanics, camera, and controls 
  • Designing and coding features 
  • Working closely with designers, producers, animators, artists, and QA to drive features through all stages of production (taking a collaborative approach) 

To apply for this Senior Player Programmer role, you will need an advanced understanding of C++, a good understanding of game technology principles, and a solid understanding of 3D maths. You will also require the following: 

  • Demonstrable video game design skills 
  • Experience working on some aspect of player character control, traversal, camera, or animation 

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

If this full-time Remote Senior Player Programmer job motivates and inspires you, please contact Ryan from Skillsearch today at 


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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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