Games Programmer Job Role

Games Programmer Job Role

 19 Apr 2020

    Game Programmer,
    Gaming Industry,
    Gaming Job Insights

Talk Recruitment are specialist recruiters for Programmer jobs, helping employers find top talent and assisting job seekers throughout their career as a Programmer. Read further below to find out more about Programmer Jobs / Programmer Careers.


Summary of Role

It is a game programmers’ job to bring the design of a game to life, using computer software to create codes that allow the game to run on different platforms.

Different codes allow the game to do different things, such as how it responds to the player and what language the game will take.


Related Job titles

Programmer, Gameplay Programmer, Back End Programmer, AI Programmer, Graphics Programmer, Engine Programmer, Audio Programmer, Game Programmer, Tools Programmer, C++ Programmer, System Programmer, Console Programmer, Render Programmer, UI Programmer, Core Tech Programmer, Multiplayer / Network Programmer, Physics Programmer, Server Programmer, Animation Programmer, Mobile Programmer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, Technical Director, Full Stack Developer, Back End Developer


Sectors/ Industries

Given the wide range of industries that use Computers, I.T Infrastructure and online systems, nowadays there is opportunity for Programmers to work across a wide variety of sectors including:

-Video Games

-Film & TV

-I.T General

-I.T / Security

-Manufacturing / Systems Engineering

-Public Sectors / Local Authorities


What are the duties of a programmer in the gaming industry?

  • Developing and implementing game software
  • Ensuring that the game design is fully implemented and performs as expected
  • Creating unit tests and validation procedures, and documenting technical specifications
  • Working closely with a lead game developer to create task/project deliverables
  • Interface with Quality Assurance, Game Producers, Game Designers, Artists, Mathematicians, and Sound Designers


Finding Programmer Vacancies

Talk Recruitment Ltd is a specialist recruiter of games programmers UK-Wide and would be delighted to assist you with your job search by introducing you to our client portfolio.


Follow the link to view our Latest Programmer vacancies or alternatively speak to one of our consultants on 0121 748 1433


Recruiting for Programmers?

Talk Recruitment Ltd are specialists in providing Programmers on a permanent and freelance basis UK-Wide.

Visit our Employers page for more information on the services we offer and please contact us to discuss your requirement further on 0121 748 1433



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