Principal Programmer - London, UK

Games Jobs - Programming - London

Job Title Principal Programmer - London, UK
Job Category Programming
Job Description With offices in UK and San Francisco, our client continues on a mission to create seemingly impossible content which thrills millions of players across the globe. 

They're currently one of the fastest growing social mobile publishers on iOS and Android, and they're not planning on stopping there!

Now's your chance to join their London studio and work on an unannounced AAA strategy mobile title. 

As a Principal Programmer, you will work closely with your game team (developers, artists, designers and producers) to deliver a great player experience ensuring the architecture is of high quality and the game play is polished, enterprising and above all, fun.


  • Create, maintain and optimize game features
  • Produce professional quality C# code
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks
  • Identify and communicate best practices for both front-end and back-end engineering
  • Proactively highlight and solve potential issues in the code and tool-chain


  • Expert C# experience and high proficiency in writing optimized real-time code
  • Experience of creating a number of deep and complex game projects
  • Expert knowledge of Unity
  • Proven ability to expertly diagnose issues and solve complex problems.

Bonus points

  • Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Scala/PHP/Java/ C++/Objective-C experience (they love polyglot engineers!)
  • Functional programming experience
  • Commercial experience on scalable distributed systems
  • Experience reacting to operational issues in a live online game

For more information about this excellent role email Andy Jenkinson at or give us a call on 01709 834777.
Salary £60000-65000
Location London
Job Category Programming
Date posted 05/07/2017
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