Sorry! This job has been filled, so can no longer accept applications.

Core Tech Programmer – PC and Console Games – UK

Location: Cambridge, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Frontier Developments


OPM are incredibly happy to be partnering with one of the UK’s most established Games Developers with a history of excellence spanning more than twenty years.


They currently have several exciting cutting-edge projects encompassing a range of genres.  They have a reputation for technological innovation and their programmers get involved in all aspects of system architecture, design and implementation, bringing an extremely high standard of professionalism to the development of all of their games, and fully contribute to a dynamic, creative and fun environment, working with advanced technology on the leading games consoles.


Required skills and Experience:

  • Advanced understanding of C++ and object oriented programming
  • Well organized, and capable of code design
  • Experience of DirectX Graphics, Console toolchains, GUI APIs, LUA scripts, or ASM are also useful
  • Familiarity with Xbox 360/Xbox One and Playstation 3/Playstation 4 development. Networking/Multi-Threading is a plus
  • Good communication skills
  • Either a good degree, or solid track record, in Computer Science, Maths or Physics
  • Possible specialisation in one of the following fields: networking, 3D Graphics and Shaders, Animation, Physics, AI, Audio, Networking, low-level code and optimisation


With in-house platform abstraction libraries, using a PC development environment to target the major consoles. Game programmers write platform independent game code using the in-house game engine and technology, while engine and tool teams work on company-wide technology and lower level target specific, optimised code.


Tagged as: Engine Programming

Tags: Engine Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


Daniel Fox

Lead Recruitment Consultant

See Daniel's jobs

My Top 4 Visually Stunning Video Games

In 1977, the first video game art came from the Atari 2600 (which required a large heaped spoonful of imagination)….

Read more

No-Deal Brexit – Rights as a UK national living abroad

With the deadline for the UK leaving the EU fast approaching, and the chances of a no-deal exit ever-increasing, it’s…

Read more

gamescom Cologne 2019

OPM are heading back to Germany to attend gamescom Cologne 2019!   We’re sending Jon and Michaela, so if you…

Read more

Copyright © 2019 OPM Response Ltd. Tollgate Business Park, Colchester, Essex, CO3 8AB, United Kingdom