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Current Programming Vacancies

Core Technology Programmer – North of England Games Studio


Our client is a major publisher backed games studio in the North of England making a hit series of games for handheld devices and consoles. We are seeking a Core Technology Programmer to join our Technology team.
This role offers a wide range of responsibilities and would be a great fit for a creative individual with a strong desire to learn and with a keen interest in latest technology trends.


* Contribute to the development of our cross platform libraries, helping to keep our games running across a large number of current and future platforms including mobile, handheld, desktop and console.
* Help to build the features of our next-gen rendering engine, conducting any and all relevant research while working in close collaboration with our content teams, allowing us to compete with the best visuals in the industry.
* Work to further develop our core engine libraries, providing support to the wider organisation, promoting efficient, stable and re-usable solutions.
* Work to improve the productivity of our users and the quality of our code and games.


* A good degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or a related subject.
* A solid foundation in C++ or C.
* Experience of DirectX, OpenGL, or some other rendering API.
* Exposure to one of HLSL, GLSL, Cg.
* An awareness of the challenges of cross platform development.
* Experience of next gen consoles or mobile development a bonus.

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