Unreal Game Programmer

Multi-Platform AAA VR Action Shooter - Well Established Studio - EU Based

Job Type
10 days ago

Do you have Unreal Engine experience, and are you seeking a new job in Amsterdam? Our client is looking for an Unreal Game Programmer, and the role comes with an attractive salary of up to £35,000 pa and a benefits package.

As an Unreal Game Developer, you will be working on all sorts of game features for our next AAA VR games, making sure the feature is aligned with our designers to bring the most fun to our end-users. To apply for this role, you need to be eligible to work in the EU.

In your first few weeks in this Unreal Game Developer role, you can expect to:

  • Take ownership of a game feature implementation, working closely together with the tech lead to make it fit the complete codebase
  • Use your knowledge of C++, C#, object orientation, design patterns, algorithms, and data structures to create solid technical designs and efficient implementations of these game features and systems
  • Work closely with our designers to create fun and engaging game elements for our AAA VR games
  • Analyse prototype code and come up with production quality systems that are robust and can stand the test of time in an iterative environment

To apply for this role, you need to have written a number of games and or hobby projects in C++. You'll also have:

  • A proper understanding of all the basic concepts of the language like the object oriented approach, pointers and references, containers, inheritance, polymorphism, functions, structures, and visibility
  • Created at least 1 project using the Unreal Engine
  • Good understanding of creating blueprints, and optimizing code through the usage of C++ and the Unreal pipeline
  • Previous VR experience

In return for your dedication and commitment, we will provide an attractive salary of up to £35,000. Benefits include a company culture that values a healthy work-life balance, flexible working hours, 26 Standard vacation days with an option to buy 5 more, healthy lunch in our canteen (when working from the office), 30% Income tax reduction for eligible expats, relocation cost compensation depending on your situation, a free pension plan, free train commuting when living outside of Amsterdam, group activities and an annual VR game jam (also whilst working from home), Friday afternoon drinks (online), the latest VR hardware and titles which you can borrow and take home.

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time Unreal Game Programmer job in Amsterdam, please contact Chay at cp@skillsearch.com today.

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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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Chay Peters

Games Programming Resourcer

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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