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Principal Programmer PC/Console Games North-West England REF 2626

Our client is a successful video games development studio located in North-West England, looking for a skilled Principal Programmer fluent in C/C++ to join their team working on-site.

What you will be doing:

  • Working together as a multi-disciplinary team to deliver features on time.
  • Create, maintain and update new and existing projects using all major platforms and languages.
  • Take responsibility for systems and features.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to junior team members.
  • Organise and assist with code reviews.

Who you are:

  • 10 + years’ experience working in a programming position.
  • University qualification in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or an equivalent.
  • Fluent in multiple programming languages including C/C++.
  • You are open-minded and flexible and able to work independently and proactively.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good understanding of game engines such as Unreal and Unity.


  • Experience with rendering technology such as OpenGL or DirectX and its development such as reflections, shadowing, depth of field etc.


  • 22+ days holiday, pension scheme, flexible working, private medical and dental insurance scheme, annual events, bonuses and many more.


To apply please forward your CVs to quoting the reference number 2626.

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Principal Programmer PC/Console Games North-West England REF 2626

United Kingdom
Full time
more than 10 years of experience

Published on 29 Nov 2023

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