Programmer
UI (User Interface)
Birmingham
£20k - £30k + Benefits

UI Programmer

Ref: 243| Posted: 13th Sep 2021

UI 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 AAA  Gaming projects on a variety of platforms.  

COMPANY:

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.
 

Role:

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

Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with the UI Team to develop fully realised and working game UI. 
  • Communicate and collaborate with the Programming and Design Teams to assist in delivering polished and immersive UI that meet design and technical requirements. 
  • Work within the specification guidelines of the project and technology, keeping performance in mind as well as working with others to debug potential issues. 
  • Profiling and optimising code for memory and performance considerations. 
  • 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.

  

Requirements 

  • 1 year of professional experience with front end web development HTML5 / CSS / Javascript (Typescript preferred). 
  • Games specific UI experience including animation and a design eye for detail on layouts and usability for UX. 
  • A good working knowledge of C++. 
  • 1 year of Unreal Engine 4 experience. Demonstrate excellent understanding of Unreal Engines tools. 
  • Strong understanding of content structure and management code bases with the ability to quickly learn existing code bases. 
  • Good level of debugging skills across all required languages, with the ability to perform profiling and optimisation. 
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 blueprint and UMG logic and gameplay logic assemblies. 
  • Able to quickly create prototypes to match design criteria. 
  • Ability to put together high-quality production UI systems for both single and multiplayer games. 

 

Demonstrate the ability to.. 

  • Think critically about the requirements of a game UI.
  • 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 and wireframes 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 

  • Experience with Coherent UI for Unreal Engine using Coherent Gameface 
  • C++ experience producing production quality code. 
  • Multiplayer development experience. 
  • Experienced with giving and receiving code reviews. 
  • Knowledge of other areas of game creation. 
  • Experience developing for and deploying to a console (Xbox one, PS4 or other). 
  • Experience working on and maintaining live games. 

 REMUNERATION:

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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