£20k - £30k + Benefits

Tools Programmer

Ref: 242| Posted: 8th Jul 2024

Tools Programmer – Computer / Video Games  - West Midlands

Fantastic opportunity for a Programmer to join a leading AAA Gaming Developer.

LOCATION: Birmingham / West Midlands / Worcestershire 


What makes it GREAT?

-Excellent opportunity for career progression, going through an exciting period of organic growth.

-Company has very low staff turnover, Excellent sign that they look after their staff.

-Exciting and diverse projects, working on Iconic projects on a variety of platforms.  


Based in the midlands my client is a fast-growing gaming developer working on exciting projects with a long-term pipeline of work to fuel further growth of the business and your career.


  •  Develop and deliver high-quality game code for AAA Unreal 4 projects


  • Work with the development team to assess their needs to enhance the production of projects. 
  • Support existing tools to ensure they still meet current requirements. 
  • Provide documentation to allow new users of the tools to get the most from them. 
  • Be responsible for scoping tasks, working to deadlines, and communicating with production if problems arise. 
  • Liaise with design and production to establish achievable goals 
  • Communicate with QA to help track down and fix bugs 


To be considered for this Programmer role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Professional C++ experience in the games industry producing production quality code.
  • 1 year of professional experience with Python, ideally in the video game industry, or any relevant experience in creating tools. 
  • A good working knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 
  • Good level of debugging skills. 
  • Able to quickly create prototypes to match design criteria. 

Demonstrate the ability to.. 

  • Think critically about the requirements of a game engine tool 
  • Self motivate and have pride in your work 
  • Work and communicate well within a team and studio environment. 
  • Create high quality UML for planning the correct structure for your code. 
  • Create prototypes to demonstrate intent across all stages of development, from design to implementation. 
  • Be adaptive and master new tools in the process if required. 
  • Take critique and guidance from others well. 
  • Manage your time effectively to achieve the highest quality results. 

Desirable Skills 

  • 1 year of Unreal Engine 4 experience. Demonstrate excellent understanding of Unreal Engines tools. 
  • Experienced with giving and receiving code reviews 
  • Experience in using MySQL with C#
  • Knowledge of other areas of game creation 


The successful Programmer will receive:

-Competitive Salary + Benefits

-Company bonus scheme

-Company outings & events

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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