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Programming Vacancies

Dev Ops Programmer Tech Developer Bristol Ref 1078

This world leading tech developer is looking for a dev ops programmer to work in their Bristol studio. You will improve and enhance our in-house tools and our continuous integration systems. This will enable us to streamline and cut our build and test times.Our current infrastructure is built upon VMWare, vSphere, Chef, Chocolatey, TeamCity, SVN and Perforce. Your tasked with developing, maintaining and solving our infrastructure to support several team's network.You will be responsible for taking our systems to the next level, capitalizing on modern virtualization, provisioning and associated technologies to enable improvements in the continuous integration (CI/CD) and test systems across the organization.You will work with teams of outstanding developers to help them fine tune process by continuously analyzing historical data.

What will you do?

  • Diagnose problems and inefficiencies and workflows used by our development and test engineers.
  • Design, build, test, deploy and maintain improved solutions.
  • Ensure that the appropriate tools are in place for monitoring systems.
  • Review standard methodologies and emerging concepts in Infrastructure Automation

What qualifications will you need?
  • BSc in Computer Science / Engineering degree or equivalent industry experience.
  • You have maintained and operated our complex framework.
  • You have deep experience of Systems instrumentation, monitoring and debugging on Microsoft Windows.
  • You can scripting languages e.g. Python, Ruby, PowerShell.
  • You're familiar with source control management systems e.g. Git, SVN, Perforce etc.
  • You'll lead technical discussions with engineering teams.

A bonus:

  • Knowledge and experience of some of the following:
  • Deployment systems e.g. TeamCity.
  • Creating products with Visual Studio.
  • Virtualization and container technologies e.g. Docker, Kubernetes
  • Microsoft Windows system administration.
  • An understanding of networking technologies including IPv4/IPv6, DNS, HTTP/HTTPS.
  • Issue tracking e.g. Bugzilla, Jira etc.

Please send your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1078.


We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Network Programmers – AAA Games - Midlands UK - Mid, Snr & Principle Ref 537

Our client is a well-established Console games development studio working on PS4 and Xbox1 versions of a hit series of titles. We requirean experienced Network Programmer to connect this hit franchise to the gamingworld.


Skills


· C++

· Games industry experience

· Experience with low level network programmingand gameplay network programming

· Client/server application development experience

· C#, WCF and SQL knowledge helpful

· Unity knowledge helpful

· Console experience a plus

· iOS  &Android experience a plus

· Perforce useful


Competitive salary offered, plus relocation expenses, worldfamous titles to work on, great work environment with a good work life balanceand bonus scheme. 


To apply / for more information, send your CV to ash@big-planet.biz  quoting reference 537.


We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.


Mid & Senior Graphics Programmers 3rd Party Studio NW England Ref 1028

This leading 3rd party studio is looking for multiple graphics programmers from mid level to senior to work in their studio based in the NW of England. 
Love rendering?  Fancy a change and want to progress your career?  Please feel free to read on..

Who you are

  • Know at least one of the following programming languages C/C++/C#/Java...)
  • Experience with shadowing, reflections, depth of field...
  • Engine experience e.g. Unity, Unreal...
  • Demonstrable understanding of OO development
  • OpenGL or DirectX
  • Capable of mentoring juniors
  • A problem solver


For mid level positions you will need to have 2 years+ professional experience as programmer.

For senior roles you should have 4+ years professional experience as a programmer.

What will you do?

  • Write, fix, update and maintain code on multiple platforms and languages
  • Work with a variety of people to ensure features are delivered to spec and on-time
  • Be responsible for systems, features...
  • Code evaluations
What makes this opportunity unique is the care of staff.  Some of the benefits include a highly competitive salary, monthly onsite gym classes, social and charity events, daily refreshments and fruit..  We believe in supporting our employees and take pride in ensuring a great work life balance.

To be considered for this role please submit your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1028.

UK and EU candidates only please.

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency.  We value diversity and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

Vehicle Handling Programmer Midlands AAA Games Ref 245

Vehicle Handling Programmer Midlands

This top AAA game studio with 90% Metacritic titles based inthe Midlands is looking for a vehicle handling programmer to work on their pillarfranchise.  For this role you need tohave:

· 3+ years of programming experience in physics,algorithms and related packages

· Writing code for collisions, force, fluiddynamics, debugging, design, implementing in game features…

· Familiarity with build and pipeline systems aswell as a variety of tools

· 1+ shipped title on console

· Development of engine features for in gameobjects

· Report to lead programmer

· Experience working with multidiscipline teams includingdesigners

· Reports including updates on feature progress aswell as project

· Multihreaded programming and source controltools are a plus

Our staff is our family. We offer a unique opportunity for you to grow as a developer and maintaina great work life balance.  We reward youwith a feeling of inclusion which permeates through out the studio, making us awell respected and beloved employer in the games industry.

Does this sound like you? Interested in hearing more then please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 245.

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency, valuediversity and don’t discriminate.  We areGDPR compliant.


Generalist Programmer - South-East - Mobile Studio Ref 979

Our client is a leading mobile games studio based in the South East of England. They are seeking a generalist programmer to join their already successful and expanding team. 

Requirements:

  • C# experience
  • Experience in Technical Design
  • Leadership skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Maths or equivalent experience
  • Be able to work independently
  • Be Creative
  • A real passion for games
  • Good communication skills

 Great if you have: 
  • UE4 or Unity 3D experience
  • Experience with server development
  • Previous work with photoshop  
  • UI Experience
  • Knowledge of more than one programming languages e.g. Python, Java


In return we offer competitive salary, bonus scheme, pension and full corporate benefits.  

To apply please send your CV to Mark@big-planet.biz quoting reference 979 today!!!

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency.

Senior DevOps Engineer - Salary £££ High! Ref 977

Senior DevOps Engineer - Salary £££ High! 
A great opportunity to work with a world famous games franchise. Our client is a world class games studio based in London. We seek a Senior DevOps Coder to join a team working on a popular AAA multi-million seller First-Person Shooter IP.
Required skills:
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Able to build and maintain cloud and metal infrastructure.
  • Manage network stacks and firewalls.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages Git, Terraform and Bash.
  • Experience using tools E.G. Docker.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux environments.
  • Application and infrastructure monitoring experience.
Desirable's:
  • Experience with C#, Python or Golang.
  • Experience with Kubernetes or other container orchestration platforms.
  • Experience with Ansible, Chef or Puppet.
  • Experience with Datadog, Gitlab and ELK stacks.
  • Game development experience.
Highly competitive salary with full corporate benefits including private health, dental, gym, pensions etc.
Is this the role for you? 
To apply, please email Mark@big-planet.biz quoting reference 977 today!
We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency.

Online Service Developer - AAA Game Studio Ref 975

Fantastic opportunity to work with a world-renowned games franchise. Our client is a world class games developer based in London. We seek an expert Online Service Developer to join our team working on an extremely popular First-Person Shooter IP. Be part of a mission which will help millions of people enjoy their gaming experience. 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Professional experience with C++
  • Strong development with PlayStation Network, Steamworks or Xbox Live
  • PlayStation 4 and/or Xbox One development experience
  • Great written, verbal and organisation skills 
  • Able to implement gameplay features
  • Be able to provide feedback to other team members
  • Experience in bug fixing

 Desirables: 
  • UA4 development experience
  • Proven work Xbox and/or PlayStation titles
  • Knowledge in low-level networking development

Remuneration: Highly competitive salary with full corporate benefits including private health, dental, gym, pensions etc.

International candidates welcome.

To apply send word document CV to mark@big-planet.biz quoting reference 975 immediately!

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency.

Senior AI Programmers – World Class AAA Studio Ref 974

Amazing opportunity to work on world famous games franchise. Our client is a world class AAA games developer based in London. We seek proven Senior AI Programmers to join our team working on a well known First Person Shooter IP with major publisher backing. Your game will be played by millions.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • At least one published AAA console title on your softography
  • AI Development experience
  • 3D maths understanding
  • Full development cycle experience
  • Interest in new AI tech
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • FPS experience a bonus
  • Team player with a can-do attitude
  • UE4 knowledge
  • Current gen console experience
  • Optimisation experience
  • Animation programming experience beneficial


££ Remuneration: Highly competitive salary with full corporate benefits including private health, dental, gym, pensions etc.

International candidates welcome

To apply send word document CV to mark@big-planet.biz quoting reference 974 right away!!!!

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency who value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Big Planet is a GDPR compliant agency.

3D Graphics Programmers – Virtual Reality Industry – WebGL Spain Ref 505

Our client is a leading technology company in the fast changing and ground breaking Virtual Reality  space, providing web based VR tech to clients across industrial, retail, sales, real estate and service sectors in Europe and beyond. They are based near Barcelona. They make photorealistic renders, virtual showrooms and visualization presentations utilising the very latest VR hardware and their own web based rendering technology. We're looking for 2 x 3D Graphics Programmers to develop core functionality of their 3D engine in their offices in Spain. You would be joining their rapidly expanding team, to cope with the demand for their cutting edge technology. Tech required:

  • 3D Maths and 3D rendering skills at expert level
  • C++
  • OpenGL
  • Javascript
  • Direct X
  • HLSL
  • Excellent communications and team working skills


Would be good:               WebGL 
Raytracing Engines 
Writing plugins and 3d pipeline tools 

Experience: This is a mid-level role, 3 or 4 years working experience in a similar function. Would suit graphics programmers, game engine programmers with knowledge of shaders, importing etc. VR headset SDK experience helpful but not essential. 

We provide:

  • Relocation package
  • English speaking studio in one of the best cities in Europe
  • Competitive salary relative to your experience
  • Work in the forefront of new technology


 To apply / for further information, please send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 505.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.  We are GDPR compliant.

Games UI Programmer Denmark Ref 973

We are working with a games developer based in Copenhagen looking for a UI Programmer to work on their titles.

If you can perfect the interface and be the one that makes that Level Up feel so very satisfying, you’ve come to the right place!

You'll be joining a thoughtfully selected group of skilled and friendly colleagues to craft highly ambitious and captivating games.

What we need from you

  • Design and implement UI solutions.
  • Work with Designers to design, estimate and plan UI for upcoming features
  • Work with the Art Director to maintain UI direction
  • Analyze existing solutions for future iterations.
  • Assist in building web solutions

Your experience

  • 2-5 years game development experience
  • Advanced understanding of UI/UX in games
  • UI implementation experience - preferably in Unity3D
  • Strong visual foundation and experience crafting game ui art
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment and handling multiple tasks.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and real passion for creating the best product.
  • Strong "Can Do"mentality

The Extras

  • Experience shipping multiple game titles
  • Experience with VFX for UI and gameplay
  • C# programming experience
  • Experience with PC, consoles and handheld
  • Grand Master Minion Masters player.
  • CCG UI development/game experience.
  • 2D Illustration and/or animation experience.

If you think you could join us please send a CV to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 973. We are an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.


Technical Director AAA Games South East England Ref 972

We are a highly successful consolegames and simulation studio based in the South of England. Our team believepassionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning andinspiring games.

What you areexpected to do

  • Technical deliverables for all studio UE4 titles on console platforms includiing PS4, X1...
  • Technical roadmap and requirements
  • Lead, coach and mentorLead Programmers
  • Approve technical designs across development teams
  • Embody and drives the overall engineering culture
  • Set and implement professional software development standards and standard methodologies
  • Work within the development teams code to optimise, fix and establish strong stable code base on PC, Sony and Microsoft platforms
  • Handle 1st party submission process
  • Work with art, content and programmers teams to help optimise and achieve the best performance of the game
  • Work closely with project leads to define the titles’ technical requirements, constraints, risks and opportunities – including all technical architecture and production process choices
  • Define and lead change processes
  • Facilitate the sharing of technical knowledge and insights across the studio’s development teams, looking for opportunities to reuse solutions and efficiency across projects
  • Identify and run technical risks, opportunities and productivity improvements from the integration of 1st and 3rd party tools and middleware including Unreal
  • Keep abreast of global technology advancements to find opportunities to progress
  • Act as technical evangelist and champion
  • Define recruitment strategies to develop a world-class engineering team

What we look for inyou

  • Seen as an experienced authority in game systems programming
  • Experienced in the video game industry on AAA games
  • Advanced experience and knowledge in core engine development, networking, multiplayer, gameplay, and tool development
  • Shipped multiple games as Lead Developer or Lead Programmer with meaningful experience on XboxOne and PS4 platform
  • Experience with modern commercial games engines such as Unreal Engine 4 or Frostbite...
  • Able to communicate about technical subjects to other disciplines
  • A consistent record in building, running and growing engineering teams capable of delivering AAA experiences across platforms
  • An appreciation of the roles, responsibilities and challenges across the entire development discipline spectrum
  • Intimate knowledge of technical considerations in delivering live services, both for client and server
  • Experience stabilizing technical, team, product and business requirements with successful outcomes

How we will nurture your progress

  • You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games
  • You’ll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported
  • We have an industry leading work-life balance
  • We are developing games across multiple platforms using state of the art technology
  • Competitive salary and benefits

Please email CVs to bonnie@big-planet.biz quotingreference 972.

We are an equal opportunitiesrecruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.  We are GDPRcompliant.


Associate Lead Developer Wanted AAA NW England Ref 907

Top class studio in North UK require a Senior/Lead Tools Developer to develop technology at the core of its AAA games and play a significant role in shaping art, animation and designs across new projects.

Who you are


  • Degree in CS, similar or equivalent in work experience

  • Expert C++ skills and OO programming

  • Strong 3D Maths

  • C#/WPF

  • Direct X, OpenGL or similar graphics APIs experience

  • UI using one or more common UI libraries (Win32 GDI/wxWindows/Qt/ etc)

  • Able to liaise well with artists, designers and other non-tech disciplines


    • Writing plugins for common 3D and 2D packages ideally Autodesk Maya and Adobe Photoshop

    • Understanding of the mathematics used in CG rendering and animation

    • The ability to analyse/optimise algorithms for efficiency

    • Cross platform-programming experience other than PC


    •  We offer:


      • To work for one of the “World’s Most Successful Games Studios” based in a highly desirable area of Manchester

      • Competitive salary

      • Excellent bonus scheme



      • To apply send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 907. We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.

C/C++ Mobile Developer AAA NW England Ref 906

This AAA studio based in the North West of England is looking for a mobile engine developer.You will have the opportunity to work within a highly successful and creative team supporting the development of multiple AAA titles across a wide range of platforms. You will work closely with our content and game teams supporting our effort to craft phenomenal games for mobile devices.

What skills do you need?


  • Experience of iOS or Android C++ development.

  • iOS development tools and SDKs, or Android NDK/SDK.

  • One or more graphics API (e.g Metal, OpenGL/GLES, DirectX, Vulkan).

  • Windows or Mac OSX development environments.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent professional experience.

  • Please email your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 906.

    We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.

C/C++/C# Mobile Programmer South England Ref 905

Our client is a cross platform games developer based in London. We seek a proven mobile games programmer to maintain their Live games, improve the titles and help out with future development. 

Skills and Experience 

  • 1-2 years games experience in a pro studio
  • One published title
  • C/C++ and C#
  • Unity3d experience
  • Mobile/social experience
  • Clear, clean code writing skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Good maths



Preferred: 

  • C#/C/C++ & iOS experience
  • Shaders OpenGL experience
  • Solid Maths


The company provide full corporate benefits, pension, health care, bonus etc.    

Apply now by sending word document CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 905.

C++ Programmer Wanted Family Friendly Studio England Ref 904

We are a family friendly studio based in the North of England and we're seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic senior C++ programmer to join our Simulation team. There you will work on our cross platform Physics, A.I., Vehicle, I.K and Animation technologies that will power our pillar titles.

What will you do?

  • Run and Develop vehicle, script, physics, AI and character animation systems - prior knowledge and experience required
  • Maintain and develop the editor integration and Maya exporters
  • Bug fixes and debugging
  • Tech support to other programming, art and animation teams.
  • Come up with solutions to techie problems
  • Minimise platform specific or special case code.
  • Maximise re-use of code.
  • Make certain it is designed and written to be robust and stable with minimal bugs.
  • Ensure that code builds and any problems are resolved prior
  • Supplying to the ongoing development of tools-related technologies
  • Identify poorly coded / implemented systems and restructure to make more efficient
  • Assume responsibility for systems and be able to resolve problems when required
  • Identify deficiencies across systems maintained by the team
  • Assist Lead Programmer in crafting architecture and cover when needed
  • Undertake meaningful on-the-job training where required and keep up to date with industry advancements and technologies
  • Provide coaching to Programmers and Junior Programmer where appropriate and with direction from the Lead Programmer

Who are you?

  • A good degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or related subject
  • Demonstrably fluent in Object Oriented C++ with strong debugging and documentation skills
  • Strong maths skills (linear algebra, trigonometry, 3d geometry, quaternions)

Please email your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 904.

We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency, value diversity and don't discriminate.



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