Principal Game Programmer - Birmingham, UK

Games Jobs - Programming - Birmingham

Job Title Principal Game Programmer - Birmingham, UK
Job Category Gameplay
Job Description Over the past 30 years our client has consistently developed innovative and successful award-winning racing games. 

This is your chance to join a talented and experienced team to re-invent and shape their most ambitious racing title ever, from its inception to a genre-defining experience.

As a Principle Game Programmer, you will work in a passionate close-knit team, ensuring that your voice doesn’t get lost in the crowd and delivering ‘AAA’ racing games within a studio that will value and recognise your contributions.


  • 5 years games industry experience
  • At least 2 completed game projects
  • Extensive computer architecture knowledge
  • Strong C++ knowledge
  • Finite state machines and frontend programming
  • Animation and audio systems
  • Advanced 3D geometry
  • First rate coaching and mentoring skills

Bonus Points

  • User Interfaces
  • Passion for motorsports and racing games
  • Highly driven and self-motivated
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Good teamwork skills
  • A passion for games


  • 33 days holiday 
  • Private healthcare 
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free fruit and hot drinks
  • Retro gaming nights
  • Game launch nights and BBQs
  • Flexible working hours
  • Life assurance 
  • Relocation assistance
  • & more!

For more information about this excellent role contact Andy Jenkinson at or give us a call on 01709 834777 
Salary £30000-40000
Location Birmingham
Job Category Programming
Date posted 05/07/2017
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