Programming Vacancies

AI Programmer Cross Platform Game Studio UK Midlands Ref 1399

We are working with a cross platform game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for an AI Programmer to join their team.

What will you be doing?

  • Implementing game functionality 

  • Keeping project on schedule by assessing task timings and complexity

  • Risk assessment and bug fixes

  • Maintaining computer code including C/C++

  • Ensuring code is accurate, readable and functional

  • Integrating your work with work from other team members

  • Who you are

    • 2+ years in the games industry including pathfinding/AI behaviour

    • AI problem solving skills

    • C/C++

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • Benefits

      This studio offers a competitive salary, a great work environment, brilliant work outings and fantastic opportunities to progress your career. 


      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1399.

      We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

C++ UI Programmer Online Developer UK Ref 1387

We are working with a multi award-winning game studio based in Kent, UK who is looking for a C++ UI Programmer to join their team and work on their pillar titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Working with the Core Design Team to implement the user interface 
  • Improving and maintaining the existing user interface features
  • Implementing and optimizing the widgets

Who you are

  • C++
  • Relevant professional experience
  • UI implementation pipeline
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Unreal Engine 4 and Unreal Motion Graphics a bonus
  • Multi-platform and console development a bonus
  • Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator a bonus


You will be given the opportunity to work in a friendly and comfortable environment. This studio offers social events, an excellent pension scheme and medical insurance.


Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1387.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Cloud Developer - France

Our client, anaward-winning studio based in France is looking for a Cloud Developer to jointheir successful team and work on the next generation of games. Are you looking toadvance your career and work in a world leading studio?

In this role you will; 

· Work with the team on new technology and cloud services through platformdevelopment and deployment

· Admin back officedevelopment

· Interconnection with theexternal cloud services and API development for internal services


· 1+ years’ experience and knowledge of cloud services

· Experience and skill in at least one of the following - C#, Java, .NET,SQL and preferably experience in Azure

· Knowledge of front and back-end frameworks as well as DevOps

· Able to work amongst a multidisciplinary team

· Fluent in English if you are not able to speak French, ability to speakFrench would be a plus


· This position mayinvolve trips abroad to work on the development of products

· Multidisciplinary teamenvironment – The chance to work alongside experienced programmers, artists etc

· Incentive policies

· Free Health Insurance

· Transport subsidy of50% for public transport users

· Profit and bonusschemes

· Relocation assistance

Please send your CV as a word document referencing 1379 to rebecca@big-planet.biz to apply!

We are an equal opportunities recruitmentagency, value diversity and don't discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

QA Engineer PC and Console Games Sweden Ref 1368

We are working with an independent game studio based in Stockholm who is looking for a QA Engineer to join their team.

What will you be doing?

  • Automating functionality tests
  • Performance testing
  • Building tools using Lua and Ruby

Who you are

  • Programming experience
  • 2+ years in programming automated test cases
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • C#, Ruby and Lua
  • PC and current gen console experience a bonus


You will be given the opportunity to work in a comfortable, friendly working environment, to grow personally and professionally, have flexi-time and overtime pay, and work in central Stockholm.


Please send your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1368.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

C++ Audio Programmer AAA Games Stockholm Ref 1356

We are working with an independent AAA game studio based in Stockholm, Sweden who is looking for a C++ Audio Programmer to join their talented team.

What will you be doing?

  • Creating and implementing audio development tools
  • Programming game code and middleware integration and asset management
  • Pipeline and engine issue resolution

Who you are

  • 2+ years as a software developer
  • C++
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Wwise a bonus
  • Audio/DSP effects programming a bonus
  • Console game experience a bonus
  • GUI design a bonus


This studio offers a friendly and comfortable working environment, fantastic opportunities for personal and professional growth, overtime pay and flexitime, and a competitive salary.


Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.com quoting reference 1356.

We are an equal opps company, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Software Engineer – Middleware Studio – North West UK Ref. 1234

Our client is a middleware developer who supply their uniquegraphics technology to over 100 games studios, VR developers and simulationscompanies all over the globe. Their world leading tech transforms CGIenvironments to new levels of realism, to engage audiences and keep them comingback for more. Their fully customisable applications working within both Unrealand Unity engines, and they are looking for experienced developers to join thisalready successful and expanding team.

Skills required:

· Working C++ knowledge

· Unity and / or Unreal engine experience

· Physics coding experience beneficial

· Strong mathematics skills

· 2 years + professional software developmentexperience

· 3D coding skills

· Strong written and verbal communications skills

· Fluent English language

Would be nice:


· Shader programming

· Python

In return we offer competitive salary, benefits package, rewardingand ground breaking technology to work on partnering with the biggest names inthe videogames and VR business.

CV to ash@big-planet.bizto apply quoting ref 1234.

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.


· 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.

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. 


  • 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.

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.

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.

Lead C/C++ Graphics Programmer Unreal Studio SE England Ref 874

This AAA action games studio based in the South East of England is looking for a lead graphics programmer to lead the rendering team and work on our pillar titles. Sounds like your dream job? Then please apply.

Who are you?

  • Work with artists to interpret their creative direction and build rendering code to achieve it.
  • Work closely with the Technical Director to plan and implement new rendering features.
  • Implement rendering features to a high quality.

What will you do?

  • Excellent 3D maths skills.
  • Strong graphics background with knowledge of state of the art rendering techniques.
  • Advanced understanding of our graphics hardware, APIs and shader programming languages.
  • Deep understanding in C/C++.
  • Experience working with games consoles (Xbox360/PS3/X1/PS4).
  • Unreal Engine 3 or 4
  • Worked on at least 1 published title.

Please email me your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 874.

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency and don't discriminate.

Lead Mobile Games Developer Barcelona Spain Ref 873

Description:Our client is a major development studio and online publisher of casual mobile games for iOS and Android, based in the heart of Barcelona. We seek a proven Lead Games Programmer lead our development teams into 2019 and beyond. 


  • Lead the cross-platform team (iOS, Android, Flash, Unity, Consoles) alongside the TD
  • Design & implementation of the games
  • Ensure high quality coding across the team
  • Training and mentoring junior staff
  • Get involved with game design from concept to delivery
  • Contribute to all phases of our development cycle (analysis, design, implementation, test)

Skills required:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Unity 3D expertise
  • Passion for videogames
  • C++, C, , C#, Java and other standard games programming Languages used in mobile games development
  • Team leading experience
  • Agile, with scrum an advantage
  • Ability to get the job done, on time and on spec.

Great pay and conditions for the successful candidate.   

To apply send CV to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 873.

Animation Programmer – AAA Games Studio - Home Counties Ref 678

Our client is a world leading games studio making world famous hits. We are looking for an experienced animation programmer to join our brand new open world action/shooter IP team. 


Experience of working on published console titles
Strong C++ and software architecture skills
Detailed knowledge of animation systems, techniques and performance on console
Excellent communication skills
A passion for games
Highly competitive salary, top quality hit titles to work on and a collaborative environment where you have input into the games rather than being stuck in a narrow niche. This is a top class studio, one of the world's best.

CV to ash@big-planet.biz to apply quoting 678.

Technical Director AAA Midlands Ref 641

This AAA studio based in the Midlands is looking for a technical director to work on their open world action / RPG project. You will help to define and be responsible for executing against the project’s vision. This is a phenomenal opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting games studios as a founding member on a new AAA project.

You’ll take responsibility for team management and mentoring, as well as being a key member of the project leadership group. You will report directly to the Studio Head.

You will have experience working on multiple AAA console titles. As Technical Director, you’ll have a proven management track record and the ability to support, develop and reassure your team.

You’ll be flexible, highly motivated and compassionate, with excellent interpersonal skills honed by your experience of leading teams.

Who you are

  • 1+ published title in a lead programmer role
  • Multiple high-profile published console titles
  • A proven track record of quality in your previous work
  • Effective team management skills
  • A sincere real passion for games

To apply please send your CV to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 641

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

C++ Mobile Games Tech Director Wanted Yorkshire England Ref 865

This independent game studio in the heart of Yorkshire is looking for a C++ mobile tech director to work on an unannounced mobile title through to release.

What will you do?

  • Take the lead in technical strategy and direction for an exciting new IP with one of the world’s biggest publishers.
  • Communicate development progress clearly and regularly with the publisher and production.
  • Act as a sounding board for Project Leads; offering feedback, training and advice as needed.
  • Identify technical risks on projects and develop contingency plans to put into place with the team.
  • Be able to grow and develop the technical teams, with a focus on mentoring, developing team members and performance management.
  • Be responsible for ensuring we follow solid coding practices and maintaining a high bar for our code quality.
  • Work with other Technical Directors to propose solutions to improve the development of projects in the studio, facilitating knowledge sharing.
  • Ensure positive working relationships with other disciplines

Who you are

  • C++
  • Unreal 4.
  • Experience in the gaming industry either as a Technical Director, or a Senior/Lead on a major mobile title throughout an entire development cycle.
  • Experience working on games as a service.
  • A consultative approach, working across the whole studio to deliver your projects.
  • Extraordinary management and social skills.
  • Sound understanding of software development practices.
  • Ability to adapt or suggest adaptations to existing Engines and Workflows
Please send your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting 865.

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

Lead Developer – Netherlands – VR Games Studio

Based in the heart of Amsterdam, this world class VR game developer is looking for an innovative and dynamic Lead Programmer to join their team of exceptional games professionals.


  • You will establish a vision for games coding within a mid sized, dynamic games studio, and lead a team of experienced programmers to achieve that vision
  • You will streamline the entire game-creation process, seeking input from all disciplines while maintaining a strategic overview
  • You will drive the development of new games, keeping a strong focus on the underlying workflow process and a consistent user experience
  • You will work with designers, artists and programmers to analyze workflows, identify areas for improvement and implement solutions to increase productivity and creative freedom


  • You have at least 5 years of development experience in the games industry or a related industry
  • You have experience leading a team of developers in a lead or senior role, have excellent leadership skills, and are interested in extending your leadership
  • You are an experienced C++ / C# programmer with excellent software design and architecture skills
  • You are comfortable working within a very large existing codebase 
  • You enjoy working in an innovative, highly dynamic game development environment
  • Unreal and / or Unity engine experience
  • VR Development experience

  Apply Now: send CV to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 602.

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency and do not discriminate.

Technical Director Wanted Unreal Studio Yorkshire Ref 444

Our client is looking for an experienced Technical Director to build a new team on their FPS AAA title. You will be responsible for the running and development of the technical department in the studio, including the recruitment and training of new staff . You will work closely with the other senior members of the studio include the Managing Director, Artistic Director, Game Director and Production Manager to set the overall vision for the studio. You will be responsible for the overall technical implementation of the creative and artist vision of the studio. The technical director is the key link between the creative vision of our games and their delivery. You will work across all of the game projects within the studio. Through the lead and senior programmers you will be responsible for the management of the whole technical team.


- An expert in multiple programming languages including C++
- A solid understanding of 3D geometry and physics.
- Skilled technical designer and software architect.
- Ability to write clear technical documentation.
- Highly motivated and creative individual.
- Excellent team player with great communication skills.
- Proven ability to estimate, manage and deliver your own tasks and those of others.
- Passionate about developing AAA games.
- Excellent problem solver.


- At least 8 years software development experience in the video games industry working on the development of 3D video games for PC or consoles.
- At least 4 years experience in a similar technical director or lead programmer with TD responsibilities, with oversight of multiple game projects.
- At least 2 shipped products as a programmer/lead programmer.
- Experience in multiple project management methodologies, including waterfall, Agile and SCRUM.
- Experience working with Unreal
- Experience in the development of AAA games including large scale hit titles

CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 444.

We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency and do not discriminate.

Unreal Programmer – PC and Console Studio – South East UK

Our client is an independent PC and Console studio who are currently looking for a talented Unreal Engine Programmer to join their passionate team of developers.

The role is for an experienced developer who will be the go to person at this studio for all things Unreal. 

As the Unreal programmer of the team you will be responsible for coding engine mechanics and features using UE4’s blue prints and C++. You will be collaborating with other programmers and the designers.

You will also be optimizing existing code and debugging.  Our ideal candidate will have at least 1+ years programming experience with C++, be a guru in Unreal Engine and preferably have Console or PC games experience.

CV to ash@big-planet.biz to apply

3D Graphic/Engine Engineer – Shanghai – Mobile Games – RPG titles

Our client is a major mobile games studio making 3D RPG titles for the Asian market. Based in Shanghai, they are seeking a number of graphics / engine programmers to join their already successful team. Mid, Senior and Principle level candidates considered.


• Develop games for iOS and Android with Unity3D

• Creating prototypes and proof-of-concept visuals for new game features

• Collaborating with artists to create the best looking mobile games on the market

• Optimize games from the low level engine source code of Unity3D

• Creating systems, tools and workflow that boost the game production teams.


• A passion for developing high-quality mobile games

• Strong programming in C++/C# and shader programming

• At minimum 3 years working experience in game development with at least one shipped title

• Experience using GPU profile tools on mobile platforms to measure game performance

• Understand of the mobile hardware 3D rendering pipeline

• Experience with Unity3D or UE4 Engine is a plus

Salary range is US$50K to US$100K depending on skills and experience.

CV to ash@big-planet.biz to apply

C#/.NET Server Developers Wanted SE England & Spain

We are a mobile games studio with offices in both Brighton and Madrid and are looking for multiple C#/.NET programmers to join our team and help us build server technologies that power games played by millions of people worldwide.

Our expert team builds highly scalable and resilient backend services made on cloud infrastructure.

Our typical tech stack includes .NET Core microservices, running on Docker/Kubernetes and relying on a wide range of NoSQL and SQL databases.

What will you do?

  • Design, implement, deploy and manage scalable and high-availability backend services
  • Collaborate closely with client-side engineering team and game designers to plan game features
  • Contribute to the full game development lifecycle from design, planning, implementation, deployment and live operations
  • Real-time multiplayer on mobile
  • Creating tools to continuously tune and update live games
  • Troubleshoot and optimise live systems
  • Explore and learning new technologies, and contributing to studio-wide best practises

Who you are

We have intermediate and senior positions available for applicants with the following core abilities:

  • Experience developing online games, apps, websites or other online services
  • Cloud computing and scalable software
  • Familiarity with good development practices (source control, automated testing)

A plus:

  • Making and deploying applications to the Microsoft Azure or AWS
  • Techniques used for crafting high performance, scalable software
  • Continuous integration and automated build procedures
  • Unity, C++, Android or iPhone development
Sounds like you then please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 732

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

Vacancy - Graphics Programmer – South UK

Our client is a super successful developer of some of the best PC and console games made on the planet. We seek a truly world class graphics programmer to add value and expertise to this fantastic award winning team. This role would suit a creative team player who is passionate for the pixels!


· Creating new features and implementing new technology

· Optimization of GPU/CPU

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:

· Bachelors degree

· Visual Studio experience

· C++ guru

· DirectX 11

Would be nice:

· Multi-core / multi-threaded development experience

· OpenGL, Mantle or other rendering APIs

· Creative thinker in Object-oriented programming

To apply, or for more information, please send CV to ash@big-planet.biz and we will call you to discuss the role and your requirements. Apply today. We have over 100 games programmer vacancies in over 30 studios Europe wide, so if this is not for you, send us your CV anyway and we will call you to discuss your options. 

Get in Touch

phone: +44 1273 233 534

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