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Programming Vacancies

C++ Network Engineer VR Studio Amsterdam Ref 1485

We are working with a leading independent virtual reality studio based in Amsterdam who is looking for a C++ Network Engineer to join their talented team. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the studio's groundbreaking games and experiences.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing the network features, ensuring network safety and efficiency
  • Building technical designs as well as efficient networking implementations and online gameplay features
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team on design challenges to ensure captivating multiplayer experiences
  • Ensuring smooth running performance
  • Developing networking tools
  • Problem analysis and debugging
  • Network system optimisation

Who you are

  • 1+ game project as a network engineer
  • 1+ game project using Unreal Engine
  • Strong and demonstrable C++ 
  • Appreciation of object orientation, design patterns, algorithms, data structures, pointers and references, containers, inheritance, polymorphism, functions, structures, visibility...
  • Experience working with VR a bonus

Benefits

You will be given the opportunity to work in a creative and collaborative environment, have a great work-life balance and no crunch. This is an inclusive studio that values their staff, offering on the job training as well as competitive salaries.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1485.

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

Junior Simulation Engineer AAA Games NW England Ref 1273

We are working with a AAA family friendly game studio based in the North-West of England who is looking for a Junior Simulation Engineer to join their team and work on the development of their new in-house engine.

What will you be doing?

  • Identifying tech related bugs and providing relevant solutions
  • Participating in multiple game projects
  • Building the Framework e.g. the Entity/Component model, the Scripting System, the Registry...
  • Working on key animation features e.g. Skeletal, cutscenes, Retargeting, Blendtrees, IK...
  • Assisting in physics e.g. Character Mover, Cloth, RagDoll, RigidBody, Buoyancy...
  • Creating AI navigation /avoidance systems
  • VFX e.g. particles, emitters, beams...

Who you are

  • Degree in Computer Science/Maths/Physics or similar
  • Object Oriented C++
  • Debugging and documentation skills
  • Technical problem solving skills
  • Maths e.g. linear algebra, trigonometry, 3D geometry, quaternions...
  • Experience with vehicle simulation/physics engines/procedural animation or IK systems/AI algorithms and middleware

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary in a friendly and comfortable working environment, as well as a fantastic bonus and pension scheme.


Application

Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1273.

We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

Generalist Programmer Simulation Game Studio SE England Ref 1483

We are working with a highly successful console games and simulation studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Generalist Programmer to join their talented team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a studio who believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games.

What will you be doing?

  • Driving systems and gameplay features throughout the development cycle
  • Implementing high quality engine and tools features within schedule
  • Providing solutions to any anticipated technical/workflow issues
  • Maintaining the existing codebase

Who you are

  • 2+ years in commercial video game development
  • Strong C++
  • Maths and 3D Algebra skills
  • UE4
  • Practical game and simulation system development
  • Appreciation of Software Engineering and Software Architecture principles and practice
  • Graphics, physics, animation, audio and online systems interfacing

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to have a significant impact on the future of this studio's games in a challenging but supportive environment. This studio offers a fantastic work-life balance, a competitive salary and state-of-the-art technology.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1483.

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

Vehicle Physics Engineer Simulation Game Studio SE England Ref 1482

We are working with a highly successful console games and simulation studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Vehicle Physics Engineer to join their talented team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a studio who believes passionately in their mission to build appealing worlds and craft stunning and inspiring games.

What will you be doing?

  • Building simulations of vehicle powertrains e.g. electrical, mechanical and air systems using visual modelling tools
  • Building the interface between simulation variables and controls/displays
  • Maintaining the physics system
  • Debugging to ensure the simulation is accurate
  • Algorithms and optimisations
  • Helping with work plans and estimations

Who you are

  • Degree in Engineering or Science
  • C++
  • Solid maths and physics skills
  • Appreciation of vehicle dynamic principles
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Visual modelling tools e.g. Simulink a bonus
  • Simulation/physics systems (pipeline, performance optimisation/behaviour...) in a game engine a bonus

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to have a significant impact on the future of this studio's games in a challenging but supportive environment. This studio offers a fantastic work-life balance, a competitive salary and state-of-the-art technology.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1482.

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

C# .NET Server Engineer Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1479

We are working with an award-winning racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a C# .NET Server Engineer to join their team and work on their pillar titles.

What will you be doing?

  • Designing and documenting project solutions
  • Ensuring maintainable, flexible and scalable code through improvement of high quality solutions and utilisation of design patterns
  • Maintaining continuous delivery pipelines
  • Issue resolution
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team across the studio

Who you are

  • Strong C# and Javascript
  • Experience with .NET/.NET Core, ASP.NET and MVC frameworks
  • Teamwork in an Agile development environment
  • Source control systems e.g. GIT
  • Flexible and testable code writing showing an appreciation of software craftsmanship, architecture and design
  • Appreciation of web development security needs, web standards, protocols and terminology
  • SQL/NoSQL technologies in design and development
  • High availability development experience e.g. Azure a bonus
  • Continuous integration and deployment pipelines e.g. Azure Dev Ops a bonus

Benefits

This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance, a collaborative working environment, excellent pension and great social events.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1479.

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

Technical Director AAA Games China Ref 1469

We are working with a AAA game studio based in China who is looking for a Technical Director to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on the lead frontier of video games using cutting-edge technology.

What will you be doing?

  • Managing a team of Lead Programmers and Team Leaders
  • Taking ownership of the technical design, directing the art, design, sound and QA
  • Ensuring high-quality performance through management of the software engineering department
  • Ensuring high-quality programming deliverables
  • Recruitment and training

Who you are

  • Strong C++
  • 8+ years programming experience
  • Bachelor's degree in IT/Computer Science/Software Academy
  • Additional programming languages e.g. C#, Objective-C, LUA, Unreal Script, Python, OO Design/Programming, Memory and Performance, Multi-Core and -Threading, Algorithms and Data-Structures...
  • Solid understanding of game development including tools, engines, offline data compilation...
  • Understanding of middleware e.g. Unreal Engine 3, Havok Animation/Physics/Vision/AI/PhysX (APEX), FMOD, Scaleform, Phyre Engine, Face-FX...
  • Technical documentation

Benefits

This studio offers competitive salaries, excellent relocation packages and great work life balance. You will be given the opportunity to work in a diverse and collaborative environment.


Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1469.

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

Lead C++ Unreal Developer Cross Platform Studio Yorkshire UK Ref 1464

We are working with a cross platform game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who is looking for a Lead C++ Unreal Developer to join their expanding team during their record period of growth. You will use your invaluable technical skills and knowledge to push the boundaries of gameplay coding.

What will you be doing?

  • Collaborating with both internal and external teams
  • Recruitment and mentoring
  • Maintaining third party relationships
  • Promoting the creative vision of the project
  • Holding reviews and providing feedback to the team

Who you are

  • Strong C++ and Unreal
  • Appreciation of game architecture and optimisation
  • Previous experience in game development in a senior/lead/management position
  • Interview and job application review experience
  • 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. 

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1464.

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

Senior C# Unity Systems Programmers F2P Games Copenhagen Ref 1460

We are working with a F2P game studio based in the lively, cosmopolitan city of Copenhagen. The studio is looking to hire multiple Senior C# Unity Systems Programmers to join their team and work on the creative world of a fast-paced game for PC and console.

What will you be doing?

  • Systems architecture development
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of designers, artists and programmers
  • Developing and implementing tools
  • Performance and stability tools maintenance
  • Converting the game to multiple platforms
  • Providing solutions for pipeline issues


Who you are

  • 5+ years in programming
  • Strong C# and Unity
  • Game content pipeline tools
  • Debugging skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Rendering, shader development and graphics hardware a bonus
  • Animation and camera/lighting control a bonus
  • C++/WPF/Javascript...a bonus
  • Agile development a bonus
  • Console experience a bonus


Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on an exciting new title currently under NDA. This studio is based in a beautiful, scenic and lively capital city.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1460.

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

Senior Data Programmer F2P Games Spain Ref 1453

We are working with a leading social games studio producing innovative free-to-play games for mobile devices looking for a Senior Data Programmer to join them. Based in the breath-taking and sunny Barcelona, creating games that are played and highly-rated by millions of people worldwide, placing the company in the ranks of globally-respected game studios. This is a Programming role and as such you will be good with making internal tools for languages such as Python, PHP, Scala and be great with SQL.

What will you be doing?

  • Building and implementing scalable systems capable of running 50K+ events/second
  • Designing the studio's business architecture
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of game scientists and developers


Who you are

  • 4+ years programming/scripting e.g. Scala, Python, PHP...
  • 2+ years BI solutions implementation
  • 2+ years large scale ETL architecture implementation and multiple data sources support
  • Spark and Big Data/Column store databases e.g. Redshift, Presto, Vertica...
  • Appreciation of Data Lake and Data Warehouse
  • SQL, open source databases and vendor databases
  • Graph database implementation e.g. gremlin, neo4j...a bonus


Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a vibrant and beautiful location, using up-to-date resources. This studio offers gym memberships, fresh fruit, medical insurance and monthly events.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1453.

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

Mid-Senior Server Programmer cross-platform Games South UK Ref 1450

We are working with a cross-platform game studio based in the South of England who is looking for Mid-Senior Server Programmers to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on their pillar games, enjoyed by millions of players worldwide.

What will you be doing?

  • Designing and implementing scalable backend services
  • Planning game features alongside the design and client-side engineering teams
  • Regulating live systems

Who you are

  • C#.NET/PHP/Java/C++/Phython
  • Online game development e.g. apps, websites...
  • Development practices e.g. source control, automated testing...
  • Redis/Azure Document/AWS DynamoDB/SQL/Elasticsearch a bonus
  • Microsoft Azure/AWS platform application deployment a bonus
  • Unity/C++/Android/iOS development a bonus

Benefits

This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of the UK's biggest game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, a great pension and annual bonus scheme, a state-of-the-art working environment and 25 days of holiday.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to ash@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1450.

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

Network Programmer AAA Games South UK Ref 1449

We are working with a AAA game studio based in the South of England who is looking for a Network Programmer to join their team and run the multiplayer network for their pillar title.

What will you be doing?

  • Real-time network technology selection
  • Multiplayer mechanics and infrastructure implementation
  • Prototyping, architecture, profiling, maintenance...
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Ensuring peak performance for both molbile and console
  • Identifying and providing solutions for developmental and technical risks


Who you are

  • 1+ real-time multiplayer game development
  • 1+ shipped AAA title
  • Mobile and multi-platform project experience
  • C#/C++
  • Appreciation of performance considerations, memory management, use of multiple processors, optimisation of runtime
  • 3D game engines e.g. Unity3D


Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the UK's biggest game studios. This studio offers medical and dental care, a great pension and annual bonus scheme, a state-of-the-art working environment and 25 days of holiday.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1449.

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

Lead Unity Developer Cross Platform Studio Yorkshire Ref 1446

We are working with a cross platform game studio based in Yorkshire, UK who is looking for a Lead Unity Developer to join their expanding team during their record period of growth.

What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring high quality code alongside the code and production team
  • Ensuring risk reduction
  • Recruiting new members of the team
  • Mentoring junior members of the team
  • Nurturing relationships with third party companies
  • Bug reporting


Who you are

  • Experience in game development in a senior/lead/management position
  • Exceptional knowledge of Unity game development
  • C#
  • Game architecture and optimisation
  • Production schedules and technical documentation
  • Job interview/application review experience
  • Programming specialisms e.g. Systems, AI, Rendering, Networking, UI...a bonus
  • Console game development a bonus


Benefits

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

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1446.

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

DevOps Programmer AAA Games France Ref 1437

We are working with an award-winning AAA game studio based in France who is looking for a DevOps Programmer to join their team and work on the next generation of games.

What will you be doing?

  • Maintaining online services
  • Integration pipeline configuration
  • Service infrastructure design
  • Service deployment automation
  • Tools and services improvement
  • Warning and monitoring systems implementation
  • Maintenance of deployed applications
  • Improving reliability, performance and insight on all their services
  • Supporting high-profile launches and game events
  • Working with the engineering teams to design and build great systems to run their games


Who you are

  • 4+ years in the games industry
  • Network technologies e.g. DNS, routing, firewall, TCP/UDP/HTTP...
  • Cloud technologies e.g. Redis, Azure Storage, Application Gateways...
  • Experience running things to scale
  • Interpersonal and communication skills


Tech stack

  • C#
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Helm
  • Perforce, Git
  • Azure DevOps, Jenkins
  • Bash, Powershell
  • AWS, Azure
  • Grafana, Application Insights
  • Linux, Windows
  • Asp.Net Core/C++ a bonus


Benefits

This studios offers incentive policies, free health insurance, transport subsidy of 50% for public transport users, and great profit and bonus schemes.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1437.

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

C++ Physics Programmer Racing Games Midlands UK Ref 1436

We are working with an award-winning racing game studio based in the Midlands, UK who is looking for a C++ Physics Developer to join their team.

What will you be doing?



  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team of coders and designers

  • Maintaining the necessary interactions between the physics system and other game aspects e.g. vehicle handling, gameplay, AI...


  • Who you are



    • 1+ years experience in the games industry, could be from a placement or internship

    • C++

    • Degree in Physics, Engineering or Computer Science

    • Mathematics

    • Industry Physics Engines e.g. Havok, PhysX, Bullet, DirectX, GLSL...


    • Benefits

      This company offers a competitive salary, a state of the art office, generous holiday allowance, a collaborative working environment and great social events.

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1436.

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

Engine Director - AAA Studio - London Ref 1074

Engine Director - AAA Studio - London


This AAA action games studio based in the South East of England is looking for an Engine Director to work with the Core Engine, Tools and Graphics teams to work on truly fantastic, world famous titles.  

What we need from you: 




  • Expert C++ skills

  • UE4 experience

  • Understand main gaming platforms and requirements to develop software on them.

  • Shipped at least 3 AAA titles.

  • An advanced understanding of computer graphics and game technology principles.

  • Experience with network code.

  • Develop software engineering process.



  • About you:



    • A positive team player

    • To be proactive and helpful with ad-hoc.

    • Experience communicating the productive use of engines and their scripting component framework across a studio.

    • Must be detail oriented with an extremely high bar for the quality of delivery.

    • Handle pressure well

    • Very organized

    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously

    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    • A real passion for games




    • Benefits include;
       Annual bonus scheme, Quarterly salary adjustment reviews, Free Eye Tests, Private medical care and much more!!  

      Want to apply? 

      Please send a copy of your CV to Mark@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 1074 today!  

      We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.

      We are a GDPR compliant company.

Senior Graphics Programmer - London Ref 1081

Senior Graphics Programmer - London 

Our client is a world-famous AAA studio based in London with over 300 awards and nominations world-wide. We are looking for a Senior Graphics Programmer to join the very successful team and help to continue making outstanding games. 

As a senior graphics programmer, you will work with artists to interpret their creative direction and build rendering code to achieve it, you will also work closely with the Engine Code Director to plan and implement new rendering features.  

What we need from you:


  • Strong professional graphics background with rendering techniques

  • Expert knowledge of graphics hardware, APIs and shader programming

  • Great 3D maths skills.

  • Professional knowledge of C++

  • Experience working with major consoles

  • UE4 experience (Would be an advantage)

  • Previously worked on AAA published titles

  • About you:

    • A real passion for playing and developing games

    • A great team player

    • To be proactive and helpful with ad-hoc problem solving

    • Detail orientated

    • Work independently and manage your time well

    • Great interpersonal skills


    • Benefits include
      ; Annual bonus scheme, Long-service holiday rewards, Private dental care, Free fruit every day and many more!  

      Sound like the role for you? Please forward your CV to Mark@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1081.

      We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate.

      We are a GDPR compliant company.

Senior/Lead Mobile & Online Test Automation Programmers China Ref 1154

This leading PC, online and mobile games studio based in China is looking for Senior and lead Mobile Game Test Automation Programmers to join their team.

You have the opportunity to work in Shanghai or one of two other locations in South China.

What will you be doing?



  • Building and inspecting implementation of mobile and online game test automation solutions

  • Extracting test automation requirements and driving adoption

  • Designing and implementing an integration path for existing automation tools

  • Designing and completing test plans e.g. functional, compatibility, performance, tracking product defect...

  • Leading and mentoring junior engineers



  • Who you are



    • Bachelor's degree in Maths, Game Development, Computer Science or relevant field

    • 2+ years in the games industry in a similar role with a released title on any platform (PC, mobile, console)

    • Mobile platform experience

    • C based language and/or Python

    • Jira/Quickbuild/Maven/Selenium/Appium

    • English

    • Automation testing experience

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • AAA experience a bonus



    • Benefits This studio offers an exceptional bonus package including target performance bonus, medical insurance, relocation expenses...

      Application Please email me your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1154.

      We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

Senior and Lead QA Programmers Online Games China Ref 1153

This leading PC, online and mobile games studio based in China is looking for Senior and Lead Game QA Programmers to join their team.

You have the opportunity to work in Shanghai or one of two other locations in South China.

What will you be doing?


  • Improving game quality from both the player and technical perspectives of design

  • Developing and implementing test plans

  • Building quality metrics and risk analyses for game studios

  • Using automated tools to perform tests e.g. networking, stress, performance...

  • Leading and mentoring junior engineers


  • Who you are


    • Bachelor's degree in Maths, Game Development, Computer Science or relevant field

    • 2+ years in the games industry in a similar role with a released title on any platform (PC, mobile, console)

    • C based language and/or Python

    • English

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • AAA experience a bonus


    • Benefits This studio offers an exceptional bonus package including target performance bonus, medical insurance, relocation expenses...

      Application Please email me your CV as a Word document to mark@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1153.

      We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

QA Programmers Online Games Studio China Ref 1152

This leading PC, online and mobile games studio based in China is looking for Game QA Programmers to join their team.

You have the opportunity to work in Shanghai or one of two other locations in South China.

What will you be doing?


  • Working alongside an international team to build test plans and quality goals for mobile games

  • Improving game quality using both the player and technical perspectives of design

  • Improving game localization quality, e.g. translation, user interaction design, global cultural preference...

  • Advising the team on the global game market and technology


  • Who you are


    • Bachelor's degree in Maths, Game Development, Computer Science or relevant field

    • 2+ years in the games industry in a similar role with a released title on any platform (PC, mobile, console)

    • C based language and/or Python

    • English

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • AAA experience a bonus


    • Benefits This studio offers an exceptional bonus package including target performance bonus, medical insurance, relocation expenses...

      Application Please email me your CV as a Word document to mark@big-planet.biz, quoting reference 1152.

      We are an equal opps recruitment agency, value diversity and do not discriminate. We are GDPR complaint.

Lead Programmer - Paris - State Of The Art Studio!! Ref 1033

Lead Programmer - Paris - State Of The Art Studio!! 


Our client is based in the heart of Paris in a state-of-the-art studio. We seek a lead programmer to join their team on an exciting major sports game project. The job is secure, with a great work life balance in a studio where the owners understand that the games industry doesn't have to crunch its workers to get results.  

Responsibilities:


  • Lead a game coding team

  • Work with programmers, producers, designers, and artists

  • Organize tasks and schedule estimates for programming team and track development

  • Still willing to code with balance staying on top of the code base;

  • Identify risks and provide relevant solutions

  • Coordinate, mentor and build a cohesive programming team


  • What we need from you: 


    • 3+ year experience in the game development

    • 2+ years experience in leading a team

    • Expert with C++

    • Good knowledge of: C, C#, Java, scripting

    • Expert in console game programming


    • About you: 


      • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken;

      • Problem-solving and open-minded;

      • Working well in a team environment and willing to work in a small team studio (around 20+ people);

      • Sense of initiative, attention to details;

      • Passion for games.


      • Benefits include; Competitive rates of pay, great projects to work on, a collaborative company culture and full relocation expenses.


        Sound like the role for you? 
        Please forward your CV to Mark@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1033 now!!!

        We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.

        We do not discriminate.

        We are a GDPR compliant company

DevOps Engineer AAA Games Studio Oxford UK Ref 1228

Are you a skilled DevOps Engineer? Are you interested in working with a successful multi-award winning studio? 

This leading independent AAA games studio and media company based in Oxford, UK, is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join their team.

What will you be doing?


  • Maintaining and building on existing CI, testing and deployment of web applications

  • Working with projects which require server infrastructure

  • Communicating technical problems

  • Following company software and security standards

  • Who you are

    • 1+ years in a DevOps role preferably in games

    • Degree in a relevant area e.g. computing, science, maths...

    • Scripting e.g. Bash, Perl, Python, PHP...

    • Network protocols e.g. SSL

    • nginx, php-fpm, mysql/mariadb and Java

    • Deploying PHP and Java applications in multiple running environments

    • Virtualisation technologies e.g. Xen, VirtualBox, Vagrant...

    • Configuration management and remote execution software

    • Cloud technologies and infrastructure e.g. AWS

    • Version control e.g. git, perforce

    • Interpersonal and communication skills

    • JIRA and Confluence a bonus

    • Application containers a bonus

    • Benefits This studio offers a creative environment, competitive pay, full corporate benefits and job satisfaction. 

      Application Does this sound like your dream job? Then please forward your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1228.

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

Lead Programmer - South East UK - AAA Studio! Ref 1195

Lead Programmer - South East UK - AAA Studio! 

Our client is a leading developer for AAA PC / Console Simulation games, based in Brighton. We seek a proven Lead Developer to join the team. This great development studio makes a broad range of titles to a very high standard with a well established niche following. 

The job is secure, with a great work life balance in a studio where the owners understand that the games industry doesn't have to crunch it's workers to get results.

What you will do



  • Think critically, and apply analytical skills in resolving complex issues

  • Find and fix complex bugs in any area of the project

  • Create and own complex systems from start to finish

  • Author technical designs and best practices

  • Plan work and meet deadlines designated for team projects

  • Mentor less experienced programmers



  • What we need from you:



    • 4 years' experience working in the game industry required

    • Worked on at least 2 shipped games

    • C++ or/and C#skills at expert level 

    • UE4 and/or Unity expereince 

    • Experienced in leading console and PC games development teams

    • EU authorised work permit

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Willing to relocate to the South of England or commute 



    • In return we offer competitive pay, great conditions, pension, private health care, no crunch and an annual bonus.

      Sound like the role for you? Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1195 now!!!

      We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity.

      We do not discriminate.

      We are a GDPR compliant company

Full Stack Developer – AAA Studio - Midlands Ref 1096

Full Stack Developer – WarwickOur client is a leading AAA presence within racing games, well-known for pushing visual fidelity with each generation. With their next ambitious racing project in the works, they now seek a Full stack developer to join their fantastic team based in a state of the art sutdio in Warwick.  

About you: 
•  Have experience building and maintaining web-based applications.
•  Be enthusiastic and a great team player
•  Fantastic interpersonal skills
•  Have a keen eye for design and function. 
•  A great problem solver. 

What we need from you:


  • Web client user interface development with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS (SASS/LESS)

  • JavaScript frameworks experience

  • Experience with UI frameworks

  • Strong understanding of C# & the .NET framework

  • Familiar with web service development with technologies such as WebAPI & WCF to create REST/SOAP services.

  • Database design and development experience with SQL or NoSQL technologies.

  • Understanding of common security concerns associated with Web development.

  • Familiar with agile methodologies.

  • Experience with source control and working on projects as part of a team.


  • Desirables:


    • Familiar with Queuing technologies such as RabbitMQ.

    • Understanding of browser compatibility and testing.

    • Mobile first / responsive design.

    • Appreciation for UX design.

    • Familiar with automated build / deployment pipelines

    • Writing build scripts in powershell.

    • Experience with automated web testing.


    •    

      Benefits include; Competitive salary, State of the art office, generous holiday allowance and great social events.  

      Sound like the role for you? 


      Please forward your CV to Mark@big-planet.biz to apply quoting reference 1096.

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

Data Scientist - F2P - Spain Ref 1279

Our client based in the breathtaking Barcelona, Spain is a leading company producing innovative free-to-play games for mobile devices and is looking for a data scientist to join their team. The games are played and highly-rated by millions of people worldwide, placing our company in the ranks of globally-respected game studios.

What does a data scientist do?



  • Manage data processing procedures on both client/server platforms

  • Implement telemetry (events) into our games

  • Influence how data infrastructure and business intelligence tools are used within studio

  • Establish standard methodologies for data storage, ETL and automation



  • What we need from you:



    • 2+ years leading analysis on an online product or mobile app (F2P a bonus)

    • SQL - 1+ year everyday use in practice (specific SQL dialect or database does not matter)

    • Any practice with data/databases from real life for at least 2 years (data clearing/administration, file import/export, work with MS Excel/Access, data visualization)

    • Experience with some visualization tool (Tableau or Power BI)

    • Relation to programming (knowledge of one language) and mathematics

    • English written and spoken



    • APPRECIATED: 



      • Passion for video/mobile games

      • Experienced senior or team leader

      • Practice with Python or JAVA

      • Cloud-based experience (Google Cloud Platform, AWS), column databases

      • Experience from game industry is a plus



      • Benefits:



        • Newest devices

        • Breakfast and lunch

        • Gym access

        • Fresh fruit

        • Monthly events



        • Is this the role for you? Please forward your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1279. We are an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. 

          We do not discriminate. 

          We are a GDPR compliant company.

Senior UI Software Programmer Mobile Studio China Ref 1435

We are working with a fantastic online multiplayer studio based in Shanghai who is looking for a Senior UI Software Programmer to join their team and work on their MMO RPG, which is looking to be a hit within the Western market.

What will you be doing?



  • Client programming

  • Working on the game's battle, scene, system, interface...

  • Analysing and solving image quality, performance and tools issues


  • Who you are



    • 1+ years in commercial OL game development

    • Degree in a relevant field

    • C/C++

    • Algorithms and data structures

    • Unity project

    • 3D game client development a bonus

    • Python a bonus

    • iOS/Andriod/Multi-platform development a bonus

    • Operation and Maintenance a bonus

    • Interpersonal and communication skills


    • Benefits

      This studio offers great opportunities to advance your career, brilliant relocation package, very competitive salaries, and the chance to work in a high-tech state of the art studio.

      Application

      Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1435.

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


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