SENIOR UI PROGRAMMER

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior UI Programmer who is ready for the challenge of producing an AAA title on the next generation platforms.

Reporting to the Lead UI Programmer, this contributor will take on advanced architectural and implementation challenges relating to frontend and in-game user interfaces of an ‘AAA’ game.

Working closely with a small team of artists and programmers, the Senior UI Programmer will help bring about the vision as provided by the company’s Directors and Designers, and push the boundaries of UI coding for video games.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work very closely with the Lead UI Programmer to understand and realize the vision of the game.
  • Be a valuable point of contact for UI code work.
  • Help the production team to develop the UI code schedule and manage bugs to minimise risk and ensure smooth running of the department.
  • Implement UI features to a high quality.
  • Contribute toward the relevant UI documentation of the project.

Technical Requirements

  • Proven track record as a Senior UI Programmer on at least two successfully-published titles, participating in the development from concept to publishing stage.
  • Expertise with various established UI frameworks and development tools will be a significant advantage.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 3 or 4 will be a significant advantage.
  • Advanced understanding in C/C++.
  • An advanced understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them.
  • A good understanding of computer graphics and game technology principles.

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong passion for gaming is a must.
  • Experience working in fast-moving development environments; the ability to alter course during the journey.
  • Experience defining, designing, implementing, and supporting production process for creative software teams.

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Long-service holiday reward
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga & Life Drawing.
  • Quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • State of the art office with the entire 140+ team in 1 open-plan room
  • Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Overseas Relocation Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Finder’s Fee
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses
  • Free Seasonal Flu Jab