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Games Programmer/ Developer

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Games Programmer/ Developer
Location:  Wakefield
Salary:  35-45k (DOE)
Permanent, Full-time.

Our client, an exciting AAA games development house, is expanding rapidly and are keen to talk to Games Developers from levels and disciplines, whether you come from a generic game’s development background or a specific games background such as AI, Network or Rendering.

What we are looking for:

  • Someone who has experience developing games with:
    • Unity
    • Unreal Engine
    • Custom Engine


  • OR Experience as an AI Programmer/ Developer.
    • AI solutions and architectures relevant to games e.g. Planning, Navmesh, Agent Behaviour, Avoidance etc
    • Experience working on several AI solutions optimized for games e.g. Pathfinding, Behaviour Trees, HTNs, etc
    • An understanding of the limitations to AI implementations for consoles and limited platforms.


  • OR Experience as Network Programmer/ Developer
    • Experience working on networked games on backend and/or gameplay side networking implementation.
    • Knowledge of networked gameplay synchronization technique/online game techniques for matchmaking, error handling and reliability, network topology


  • OR Experience as a Rendering Programmer/ Developer
    • Experience with high-level graphics optimizations – Culling, LODing, light baking/probes, occlusion, compression etc
    • Experience of CPU rendering systems, renderer submission, multi-threaded renderers, graphics jobs and optimization techniques surrounding these.
    • Experience with various graphics profiling tools – PIX, RenderDoc, GPU Razor, Intel GPA etc


  • Experience programming in C++, C, C#
  • Must have AAA games development experience.
  • Ideally, you will have knowledge of developing games on console platforms – Xbox One, PS4, Switch.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team and individually.
  • A strong capability to solve problems with a relentless attention to detail.

The Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Subsidised gym membership.
  • An attractive share scheme and bonus scheme.
  • Plenty of social events.

Keywords:  Programmer, Games Programmer, Games Developer, Game Developer, AI Programmer, Network Programmer, Rendering Programmer, Unreal Programmer, Unity Programmer, Unreal Engine, Unity.

Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Tags: AI Programmer, Game Developer, Games Developer, Games Programmer, Network Programmer, Programmer, Rendering Programmer, Unity Programmer, Unity., Unreal Engine, Unreal Programmer