Senior Software Engineer

Football Game - UK Based - Huge Mobile Studio

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Do you have software engineering experience, and are you seeking a new job in Leeds? If so, we'd love to hear from you! Skillsearch is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our client's welcoming and inclusive team. This full-time software engineering role offers a favourable salary of £50,000 and fantastic benefits. 

As a flexible Senior Software Engineer, you will join a passionate and flourishing team who cares deeply about the realism and visual quality of the match simulation in the company's games. You will enhance the animation engine and help take the match simulation to the next level.  

In your first few weeks in this Senior Software Engineer role, you can expect to: 

  • Develop, extend, improve and maintain the code base, workflows and tools 
  • Work closely and iterate with animation, match engine AI, graphics and internal tools to enhance the look and human feel of the match simulation 
  • Collaborate with other disciplines, including animations, artists, QA, producers and other engineering teams on development and future planning 
  • Work closely with seniors, leads and production to guide new features and set the long-term roadmap 
  • Help research and implement new animation and simulation technologies as needed 

To apply for this software engineering job, you will need significant professional experience using C# as the primary language and exceptional programming skills in C# with knowledge of the latest standards and best practices. You will also require expertise in designing and developing animation systems within the games industry. In addition, you should be able to write clean, maintainable and portable code and have good debugging and problem-solving skills. Experience in mobile gaming, cross-platform development, and a good knowledge of Unity is also desirable. 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a salary of £50,000 and the following benefits: 

  • Bonus schemes 
  • 35-hour working week with flexitime and home working 
  • 25 days of paid holiday plus bank holidays and a Christmas holiday break 
  • Employee benefits schemes and more! 

If this full-time Senior Software Engineer job in Leeds motivates and inspires you, please get in touch with Chay at Skillsearch today through We'd love to hear 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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Games Programming Resourcer Chay Peters

Chay works alongside Katie and Ryan as a Games Programming Resourcer after a dramatic career change from being a plumber, so you can be sure to count on Chay to get you unstuck from an unideal job and smoothly into a new role! Don’t worry, he’s also got a gaming background with his favourite series being Modern Warfare and of course Crash Bandicoot, so with these combined skills he’s sure to bag you the role you’ve been waiting for!

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