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Programming Vacancies

Lead UI Engineer – AAA Games - United Kingdom – REF 2524

Our client is an award-winning AAA studio based in London. They are looking for a skilled Lead UI Engineer skilled in C++ to join an incredible team of programmers to help them make some truly outstanding games.  This role is offered onsite.

What you will be doing:

  • Determine the technical design and execution of the user interface.
  • Collaborate with the leadership team and other disciplines to integrate ideas.
  • Create project road maps for UI engineering.
  • As a reliable leader, provide effective feedback and guidance.
  • Develop resilient data-driven interfaces that uphold the project's fundamental technical principles.

Who you are:

  • Strong professional UI programming experience.
  • C++ experience.
  • Practical UI implementation knowledge.
  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • Fantastic organisational skills.
  • Able to present ideas clearly and confidently to audiences of all experience levels. 
  • A real passion for games.

Bonus:

  • Experience with UE4 and Unreal Motion Graphics (UMG)
  • Multi-platform development experience. 
  • Experience with localisation pipelines. 
  • Demonstrable appreciation of usability conventions in relation to UI. 
  • Familiar with Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.

Benefits

Competitive salary, visa and relocation packages, learning and career development opportunities, mental health support, pension scheme and more.

Application

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2524. 

Big Planet is an equal opps agency and are GDPR compliant.

Senior Security Programmer – Fully Remote – Salary €100K to €150K DOE

Our client is an engineering software company looking for a Senior Security Programmer who is skilled in threat modelling software systems to join their team. This role is offered fully remote.

What you will be doing:

  • Enhance and contribute to threat modelling procedures.
  • Establish the best practices and standards for security and lifecycle of the software development.
  • Conduct reviews of security architecture and designs for applications.
  • Produce instructional presentations and materials to train developers. 
  • Work with developers to establish designs, evaluate and develop applications.

Who you are:

  • 8 + years’ experience in Software Engineering and 4+ years of experience with security architecture designing.
  • Extensive comprehension of threat modelling software systems.
  • Expertise in interpreting, composing, and auditing code, and the ability to adopt new technologies.
  • Proficiency with OWASP Top 10 or SANS Top 25.
  • Skilled in cloud technologies.
  • Experience analysing complicated systems and applications to locate potential threats.
  • Ability to conduct research on new topics and adapt quickly.
  • Excellent communications skills and problem-solving abilities.

Bonus:

  • Solid understanding of programming platforms such as Net Core, Node.js, C#, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, or C/C++.
  • Knowledge of web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, HTTP, REST, SOAP, etc.
  • Certification in CISSP or CCSP is an added advantage.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary and benefits
  • A supportive and collaborative environment 
  • Fully remote working offered.
  • Opportunity to work for a large multinational company.

Application

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2951.

Big Planet is an equal opps agency and are GDPR compliant.

Engineering Manager – AAA Games UK– REF 2948

We are working with a successful AAA studio based in London, who are now looking for a talented Engineering Manager to join their team. This role is offered fully onsite alongside an excellent relocation package, benefits, and salary.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams including production to establish, refine and optimize dependencies.
  • Lead, coach, and guide the engineering team.
  • Understanding systems and tools requirements.
  • Ensure the team is engaged on the relevant tasks at a suitable timeframe.
  • Ensure the engineering team achieves progress that fulfils objectives.
  • Promote a culture of growth and development through mentoring the team.

Who you are:

  • Experience with shipping multiple game projects and managing large teams.
  • You have expert understanding of engineering including C++ programming tool.
  • Strong leadership, management, and problem-solving abilities.
  • You are able to facilitate straightforward discussions and create clear, precise documentation.
  • Able to develop relationships and create valuable connections with the team.
  • Excellent English communication skills both written and verbal.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with a great work-life balance, relocation package offered, friendly and supportive work environment, professional growth and training courses.

Application

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2948.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency, and we are GDPR compliant.

Senior Systems Engineer AAA Games UK - REF 2945

Our client is a well-established AAA games studio based in London who are looking for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered onsite alongside excellent relocation assistance, competitive salary, and great benefits.

What will you be doing:

  • Write clean, reliable, and portable code.
  • Assess, control, and improve game performance.
  • Mentor and guide junior programmers on the team, offering clear and informed feedback.
  • Keep current with the most recent technology and approaches in game programming.
  • Alongside other multiple disciplinary teams, you will accumulate specifications, design, and develop systems to support numerous projects.
  • You will contribute to the project's progress by creating and upholding roadmaps in collaboration with your discipline lead. 
  • Recognise challenges and obstacles early and resolve them proactively.

Who you are:

  • Expert knowledge of C++ and Unreal Engine 5.
  • Professional experience with systems development for PC/Console games. 
  • Successfully developed systems for present and next-generation consoles, including IO rendering, content pipelines, and memory management.
  • Good knowledge of evaluating and optimising code for efficient CPU, GPU, memory, and bandwidth utilisation, as well as using debuggers.
  • Strong understanding of 3D maths analytics and principles.
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits:

  • This studio offers a competitive salary, friendly working environment, an excellent pension scheme, medical insurance and a relocation package.

Application

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 2945.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.

Front-end Developer Games Norway – REF 2835

Our client is a revolutionary game company based in Oslo, Norway. They are now looking for a talented Front-end Developer to join their team and play an instrumental role in creating and maintaining UI web components and workflows.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for the end-to-end web development process, including design, development, and deployment.
  • Build and maintain web-based applications (SPAs)
  • Evaluate and select the most appropriate front-end architecture and technologies to support the business needs.
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that user interfaces are intuitive and easy to use.
  • Debugging, troubleshoot and fix issues related to automation and LiveOps as they arise.

Who you are:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in web development, with experience building modern web apps.
  • Strong knowledge of web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
  • Proficiency with web development frameworks such as Reach or Vue.js or equivalent.
  • Experience with state management patterns such as Redux.
  • Experience with scalable and maintainable frontend architectures.
  • Experience module bundlers such as Webpack.
  • Experience with Node.js development tools.
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary offered.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Great benefits package and schemes.
  • Remote working offered.
  • Opportunities for professional career development and career growth.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2835.

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

Unreal C++ Programmer Console Games Central Europe REF 2574

This independent game studio based in Ljubljana, the cultural heart of Slovenia, is looking for a Unreal Programmer to work on their upcoming combat console title. This role is offer onsite to EU candidates.

What will you do?

  • Work with a team of highly skilled programmers in an interesting and challenging PC/console project using Unreal Engine
  • Implementing gameplay features, UI, and platform specific features
  • Liaising with other team members to schedule and complete tasks to a high quality
  • Write, optimise, maintain, implement, test, bug free code

What skills do you need?

  • Unreal Engine
  • C++
  • Excellent English
  • Use of most up to date technology for best practice
  • Able to work independently
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Game Development or similar
  • 2+ years games industry experience in a similar role with a published title under your belt

Benefits

  • Flexitime, profit share, relocation package, central city centre office location…

Application

To apply pls forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2574.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.

Technical Director - India - REF 2943 - Hybrid remote or Onsite. Salary £$HIGH

Our client is a successful games development studio based in Bangalore, India. They are looking for a passionate Technical Director to join their dynamic team.


What you will be doing:


·Strengthen architectural and technological strategies for game development endeavours.  

·Contribute to the overall decision-making process.

·Work with design, art, and engineering teams to develop game features that correspond with project and technical requirements.

·Apply considerable knowledge to create innovative mobile games using various game engines.

·Utilise expertise in the industry, provide technical leadership, mentoring, and coaching to junior team members.


Who you are:

·8+ years of game development experience - cross platform in mobile and console ideally

·You can showcase previous experience of building systems and multiplayer games, with a focus on delivering AAA titles or similar scale games.

·You can demonstrate versatility and proficiency in Unreal Engine.

·Skilled in C++, Unreal, AI, Blueprints, UI, & multiplayer programming

·Strong understanding of backend operations, including networking, server and data management in gaming.

·Strong written and verbal communication skills.

·Passionate about gaming and keeping up with industry development and innovation.


Benefits:

·This role offers a full relocation package, visa support, competitive salary, and a collaborative and exciting work environment.


Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2943.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.


Unreal UI Developer Games Norway REMOTE - REF 2942

Our client is a leading games studio located in Norway. They are looking for a talented Unreal UI Developer to join their passionate team. This role is offered remote if based in Europe.

What you will be doing:

·  Write high-quality code that is clean and effective.

·  Eliminate UI and UX flaws to optimise the experience for mobile users.

·  Collaborate closely with designers, artists, and fellow developers.

·  Assist in the creation and implementation of tools using Unreal Engine.

·  Implement fresh and current UI systems to satisfy the game's design objective to enhance player experience.

Who you are:

·  3+ years of professional experience in a UI role.

·  Fluent in English to a professional level.

·  Strong 2D image application skills such as Photoshop.

·  You are proficient with Unreal Engine 4, including blueprints, C++, and optimisation.

·  You are a keen learner and open to receiving and adjusting to artistic feedback.

·  Prior professional experience developing mobile applications utilising client-server back-end communication.

·  You have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Benefits:

  • Remote working offered, Flexible working hours, Great benefits package and schemes, Professional career development opportunities and many more.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2942.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant. 

Unreal Engine Developer Games Norway – REF 2836

We are working with a revolutionary company based in Norway who are looking for a talented Unreal Engine Developer to join their team.

What you are doing:

  • Develop new features using Unreal Engine 5 (both Blueprints and C++)
  • Write clean, scalable, optimized high-quality code.
  • Conduct code reviews and ensure coding standards.
  • Debug and fix issues where necessary.
  • Work with other colleagues to solve technical challenges to achieve the best results.

Who you are:

  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience, with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience with Unreal Engine 4/5.
  • Strong knowledge and proficiency of C++.
  • Recent professional experience in the mobile development space.
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary offered.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Great benefits package and schemes.
  • Opportunities for professional career development and career growth.

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2836.

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


Lead Network Programmer PC/Console Games Prague – REF 2939

Our client is a development studio located in Prague. They are looking for a skilled Lead Network Programmer to join their passionate team. This role is based on-site and is great for those who want to work on exciting new projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Manage and maintain security and compliance measures for projects.
  • Collaborate with other department teams to identify and improve limitations.
  • Creating, constructing, and managing the company’s worldwide network infrastructure.
  • Constantly considering performance regarding project progress and experiences, utilising the newest hardware to do so.
  • Implement understanding of network programming tools.
  • Mentor and guide team members by providing coaching and feedback.

Who you are:

  • Previous experience in a Lead Network Programming role or similar.
  • You have used current programming tools and practices and have a proficient understanding of all the basic concepts of the language.
  • Highly proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organisation and leadership abilities.
  • You have great attention to detail.

Benefits:

  • Healthy work-life balance, relocation support, social activities, flexible working, competitive salary and many more.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2939.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant.


Senior Gameplay Programmer PC/Console Games Southern Germany REF 2919

Our client is an exciting PC/Console games studio based in Southern Germany who are seeking a skilled Senior Gameplay Programmer to join their team and work on their latest projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Drive character development through advanced AI implementation and dynamic combat mechanics.
  • Craft engaging weapons and unique abilities for thrilling gameplay experiences.
  • Seamlessly integrate a variety of gameplay systems, tools, and logic.
  • Excel in specialized areas or adapt with a versatile skill set, embracing diverse responsibilities.
  • Lead, mentor, and uphold high standards while ensuring a balance between efficiency and quality.
  • Join a team of dedicated professionals to create exceptional and captivating global gaming experiences.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in in Computer Science or a similar field
  • 5+ years’ experience in a programming role or similar
  • Involvement in the full development cycle of a console game and exposure to recent AA or AAA character-centred games
  • Demonstrated proficient C++ skills coupled with inventive problem-solving abilities
  • Genuine enthusiasm for video games and their creation
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4/5.
  • Sound knowledge of linear algebra.

Benefits:

  • Flexible work with a competitive salary
  • 30 days of annual leave
  • Access mental health support and complimentary accident/health insurance and pension plan
  • Stay active with the on-site fitness area, a green office environment
  • Additional benefits eg. language classes

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2919.

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


Remote Mid/Senior Level Graphics Programmer PC/Console - REF 1234

Our client is an award-winning studio applying physical principles to video games, they are now looking for a talented Mid/Senior Level Graphics Programmer to join their team and work on their latest exciting projects. This role is offered fully remote if based in the UK.

What you will be doing:

  • Research and develop new physically based real-time rendering systems
  • Finding and fixing bugs and performance issues
  • Help lead an agile to develop and support new and existing studio projects
  • Write efficient GPU code to maximize graphics performance on various gaming platforms
  • Stay up to date with the latest graphics technologies and research to bring innovation to the studio’s projects

Who you are:

  • Industry experience in a graphics programmer role or similar
  • University level understanding of 3D mathematics and calculus
  • Deep knowledge of rending API’s such as Vulkan and D3D12
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Good debugging and data optimisation skills
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Fully remote working offered
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Access to cutting-edge technology
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

Please forward your updated PDF or Word formatted CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1234.

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


Remote Lead Multiplayer Programmer AAA PC/Console Games – REF 2925

We are working with a dynamic and innovative AAA PC/Console games studio, who are looking for an experienced Lead Multiplayer Programmer to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered fully remote.

What you will be doing:

  • Design and implement required online solutions for the project coping with design intention and technical requirements
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to define best coding process that balance rapid interaction with stability
  • Optimize network performance, latency, and bandwidth usage to deliver lag-free and responsive multiplayer experience
  • Create and maintain clear and comprehensive documentation for multiplayer systems
  • Architect from high level systems to low level performance tweaks in C/C++
  • Research and develop new technologies
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies and best practices in multiplayer game development

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of programming experience, working in the Unreal Engine and in a Lead/Senior management role
  • At least 1 shipped AA/AAA title in a Lead/Senior role
  • Strong C & C++ skills
  • Experience debugging multi-threaded Client/Serve symbol-less systems in a run-time environment
  • Gameplay Replication experience, Player Authentication, Low-Level (TCP/UDP Packet) Comms
  • Leading the effort to optimize network performance, reduce latency, and ensure a seamless multiplayer experience for players
  • Match-Making, Late-Join and Hot Migration implementations
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours with no crunch
  • Remote/home working
  • Professional learning development opportunities
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Company social events

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 2925.

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


Senior C ++ Unreal Gameplay Programmer Quebec – REF 2923

Our client is an exciting games studio based in Quebec, who are seeking a skilled Senior Unreal Gameplay Programmer to join their team and work on their latest exciting projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Contribute to video game design and production within a diversely skilled professional team
  • Craft games using a game engine and associated technologies to enhance playability
  • Iterate on game mechanic prototypes finetuning gameplay elements
  • Combine components like 3D assets, animations, interfaces, visuals, and audio elements
  • Assist in adapting PC games for various consoles as needed

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in software development or relevant field 
  • 5+ years of experience in video game development
  • Have been involved in the full development cycle of a console game
  • Excellent knowledge of Unreal Engine and C++
  • Display hands-on experience in iOS and Android development
  • Capable of performing performance profiling for CPU, GPU, and memory optimization

Benefits:

  • Hybrid work option offering both remote and in-person flexibility
  • Up to 7 weeks annually vacation
  • Extensive benefits package (inclusive group insurance, telemedicine, flexible savings)
  • Health and wellness support
  • Diverse mobility program (public transit pass, parking assistance, bike facilities)

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2923.

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


Cloud Engineer Copenhagen Denmark REF 2899

Our client is looking fora talented Cloud Engineer with Unity experience in Copenhagen, Denmark, to work on our successful PC/console game. Collaborate with our passionate team to improve and expand the game, implement new features, and ensure backend stability. 

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure high standards of engineering quality and performance in the game

  • Lead the engineering team and provide guidance

  • Collaborate with the executive producer to define the game's vision and direction

  • Develop game modes and features compatible with various platforms, including iOS and Android

What we need from you:

  • 5+ years of gaming industry experience with a released title

  • Excellent software design and debugging skills

  • 3+ years of Unity3D engine experience

  • 3+ years of backend development supporting high concurrent users (CCUs)

  • Strong skills in C# and SQL

  • Effective communication and collaboration with artists, designers, and engineers

Benefits:

  • 25 days of paid vacation plus national holidays

  • Danish work-life balance

  • Option to work remotely, hybrid, or on-site

  • Relocation assistance to Denmark

  • Friday bars, leisure activities, and annual off-site company events

  • An ambitious and dynamic team of fun and vibrant colleagues near the heart of Copenhagen

How do you apply:

Please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2899.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity recruitment agency and value diversity. We do not discriminate. We are a GDPR compliant company.


Senior Unity Programmers F2P Mobile Games Turkey - REF 2163

We are working with a fantastic F2P mobile game studio based in Turkey who are seeking multiple talented Unity Programmers to join their team and work on their highly successful iOS and Android titles. This is a great opportunity for an established Unity Programmers to contribute to the creation of mobile titles enjoyed by millions worldwide.

What will you be doing?

  • Designing and developing features and pipelines
  • Evaluating sprint features, ensuring time effectiveness and feasibility
  • Technical documentation
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team or artists, designers and UI
  • Training junior programmers

Who you are

  • 5+ years in game development with at least 1+ released titles on mobile  platform
  • C# and Unity3D
  • Debugging skills
  • Performance analysis and optimisation
  • 2D/3D graphics
  • Mobile development experience including UI and platform limitations
  • Strong programming skills including knowledge of best practice and techniques

Benefits

Private healthcare, central city location, competitive salary...

Application

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2163.

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


Senior Data Engineer Mobile Games Berlin Germany REF 2869

Our client is a leading gaming company located in Berlin, Germany. They are looking for a passionate Senior Data Engineer to join their supportive team working on-site.

What you will be doing:

· Build, upkeep, and optimise the current Big Data infrastructure.

· Producing and designing data models.

· Driving cross-team solutions effectively.

· Take part in concept development, architectural decisions, and code reviews.

Who you are:

· 3+ years of experience in with data intensive applications and working with Cloud environments.

· Bachelor’s degree in computer science or an equivalent.

· Highly proficient with Java, noSQL, SQL databases and technologies.

· Extensive understanding of data structures, algorithms, software design etc.

· Have analytical skills and the ability to work well in collaboration with others.

Benefits:

· Hybrid working option, flexible hours, Visa and relocation support, German and English classes, great working environment, social events, opportunities for personal development and many more.

Application:

To apply please forward your CVs to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 2869.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and are GDPR compliant. 

Technical Lead C++ Programmer AAA Games SE England - REF 1823

We are working with a top tier, AAA game studio based in the South East of England who are looking for a C++ Technical Lead Programmer to join their team and lead on their exciting new project.

What will you be doing?

  • Planning the technical roadmap
  • Leading a team of talented programmers, providing technical guidance, mentorship and support throughout the game development life cycle
  • Responsible for the technical direction of the project
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to define technical requirements, project goals, and overall project scope
  • Creating contingency plans based on potential technical risks
  • Conduct code reviews, providence constructive feedback and mentor team members to foster growth and development
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues, ensuring smooth gameplay experience

Who you are

  • Extensive experience in game development, with strong experience in technical leadership roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • Strong C++ and other areas of programming in games
  • In-depth knowledge of game development principles, methodologies, and bests practices
  • Great Leadership skills
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits

This studio offers a permanent position in an exciting environment based near the nation's capital, a fantastic opportunity to work in a key lead role for the development of a new title and competitive pay package.

Application

Please e-mail your CV as a Word document to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1823.

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


Remote C++ Unreal Gameplay Programmer Multiplatform Games – REF 2888

We are working with a well-established multi-platform games studio who are looking for C++ Unreal Gameplay Programmers to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered remote or as a relocation if based in the UK, Ireland, or EU.

What you will be doing:

  • Design, implement, and maintain gameplay features using C++ and Unreal Engine
  • Write high-quality, efficient and scalable code
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure gameplay mechanics are fun, engaging and meet the design vision
  • Optimize game performance for various platforms
  • Identify and solve technical problems in a timely manner

Who you are:

  • 2+ years of experience in game development or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Strong C++ skills
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • Understanding of multiple gameplay technologies e.g. AI, Physics, Navigation, Scripting, UI, Rendering
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills

Bonus:

  • Good C# skills, and experience with scripting languages (LUA)
  • Unity 3D experience
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Great added benefits such as private medical cover etc.
  • Relocation assistance provided/Remote working offered
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2888.

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


Remote Senior/Lead Programmer Games South England – REF 2887

We are working with a well-established multi-platform games studio who are looking for talented Senior/Lead Programmers to join their team and work on their latest projects. This role is offered remote or as a relocation if based in the UK, Ireland, or EU.

What you will be doing:

  • As a Lead, lead a team of programmers in the development and implementation of game machines, systems and features
  • Be responsible for writing clean, efficient and maintainable C++ code for game systems and mechanics
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure all game features are implemented according to design specifications
  • Mentor and help junior members of the programming team
  • Debug and optimize game code
  • Stay-up-to-date with industry developments and new technologies

Who you are:

  • For a Lead, 5+ years of experience as a Programmer in the games industry, 3+ years of experience for a Senior
  • Strong C++ skills and proficiency
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • At least 1 title shipped in a Senior/Lead position
  • Good understanding of gameplay technologies e.g., AI, Physics, Navigation, Scripting, UI, Rendering
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills

Bonus:

  • Good C# skills, and experience with scripting languages (LUA)
  • Unity 3D experience
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Great added benefits such as private medical cover etc.
  • Relocation assistance provided/Remote working offered
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2887.

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


C++ Engineer Prague – REF 1208

We are working with a very exciting studio, based in Prague who are looking for a talented C++ Programmer to work on their latest projects. This role is offered onsite with a great relocation package.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for implementing a designed set of functionally following company software development standards
  • Put an emphasis on code quality and best practices
  • Adhere to the defined development process including software development lifecycle and development workflow
  • Apply a basic understanding of algorithms and data structures in completing designated tasks
  • Work across multi-disciplinary to ensure smooth integration of software components

Who you are: 

  • Experience in a C++ programming position or similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Great understanding of C++
  • Good understanding of algorithm categories and time complexity
  • Basics of linear algebra
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills

Benefits

  • Competitive salary with flexible working hours
  • Great benefits and added perks
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Opportunity to use the latest hardware and technology
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Application

If interested, please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 1208.

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


Unreal Engine Network Developer Games Norway – REF 2837

We are working with a revolutionary game company based in Oslo, Norway who are now looking for a talented Unreal Engine Network Developer to join their team and help design and implement network infrastructure and systems.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for designing and implementing the network infrastructure and systems for multiplayer games.
  • Build and maintain dedicated servers and game features with cross platform multiplayer support.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot issues with network infrastructure and systems.
  • Conduct code reviews and ensuring coding standards.
  • Develop and maintain the codebase and technical documentation.

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in games development, with a focus on multiplayer network infrastructure and systems.
  • Strong understanding of game development and multiplayer games principles
  • Strong C++ skills.
  • Proficiency with Unreal Engine.
  • Experience with implementing and optimizing multiplayer functionality and dedicated servers.
  • Deep understanding of the games industry.
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary offered.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Great benefits package and schemes.
  • Remote working offered.
  • Opportunities for professional career development and career growth.

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2837.

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


Remote Backend Software Engineer Games Norway – REF 2838

Our client is a revolutionary company based in Norway who are looking for a talented Backend Software Engineer to join their team. This role is offered remote if based in the EU.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining high scalable and resilient distributed systems.
  • Integrate with the third-party APIs and services as needed.
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that the back-end systems meet the needs of the organization.
  • Troubleshoot and monitor issues with the back-end systems.
  • Continuously improve the back-end systems o ensure maximum reliability, scalability, and efficiency.

Who you are:

  • 7+ years of experience in software development or relevant field.
  • Experience and proficiency working with horizontally scalable backend systems with excellent system design skills.
  • Experience with microservices and event driven architecture.
  • Proficiency with programming languages e.g., TypeScript.
  • Experience with NoSQL and SQL databases (DynamoDB, Cloud Spanner).
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GKE, Cloud Run, Cloud Functions, LB, VPC).
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (Lambda, DynamoDB, S3, Route53, CloudFront, etc).
  • Experience with Node.js and Containerized applications.
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary offered.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Great benefits package and schemes.
  • Remote working offered.
  • Opportunities for professional career development and career growth.

Application:

Please e-mail your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2838.

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


Lead Gameplay Programmer Console Games London – REF 1980

We are working with a leading AAA console game whose studio culture is rooted in an open, friendly, and collaborative environment. They are now looking for a talented Lead Gameplay Programmer to join their team and work on their latest projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with gameplay coders establishing code guidelines, performance budgets and quality goals
  • Be responsible for setting the clear technical direction and intent within your team
  • Write high quality, maintainable and scalable code when needed
  • Assess the overall performance of your team, providing mentorship and guidance
  • Be involved in the planning of long-term road maps and improving overall development processes
  • Anticipate, identity and solve risks and blockers early on

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Gameplay Programmer role or similar  
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant field
  • Expert proficiency and knowledge of C++
  • Excellent time management and self-organisational skills
  • Able to analyse and debug unfamiliar code of a reasonable complexity
  • Great understanding of game-development related 3D mathematical principles
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Knowledge and experience driving in agile methodology within a team

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with no crunch
  • Great benefits including private medical and dental cover
  • Generous bonus and reward schemes
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Excellent additional perks including discounts, car leasing schemes etc

Application:

To apply please forward your CV to cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference 1980.

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


C++ Online Programmer Games Paris Ref: 2588

We are working with a well-respected outsourcing games studio based in Paris looking for a C++ Online Programmer to work on their latest AAA console project using Unreal engine. This role is offered onsite at the studio and open to worldwide candidates.

What will you do?

  • Designing and implementing systems and tools that support the networking needs of the game
  • Creating architecture and applications for multiplayer online features
  • Testing existing systems and propose new systems and features implementations whenever is cost-effective
  • Testing, debugging, profiling, and optimizing implementations
  • Creating design documentation according to quality standards
  • Participate in code review

What skills do you need?

  • 3+ years of experience in the production of games for consoles and PC
  • Released title under your belt for PC or console
  • C/C++
  • Experience in developing advanced server architecture and applications for online console or PC video games
  • Good understanding of client-server methodology, scalability, and security considerations
  • Good understanding of Internet and network architectures with bandwidth considerations
  • Ability to write solid, reliable, efficient code
  • Work to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of any project management and bug tracking software
  • Strong verbal and written English
  • Open-minded team player attitude
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated
  • Passionate about playing and making video games
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Physics, Math, Game Development or similar
  • Project methodologies e.g. JIRA, Agile, Scrum
  • Version control software e.g. Git

Bonus

  • Experience working on consoles
  • Unreal Engine 4 knowledge

Benefits

  • Pension
  • Relocation package
  • Good work life balance
  • Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global environment
  • Work in a creative team

Application

Please email your CV to bonnie@big-planet.biz quoting reference number 2588.

Big Planet is an equal opps recruitment agency and GDPR compliant.



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