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Senior Graphics Programmer – AAA Games – North West, UK

Location: Warrington, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23657 Posted: 3 years ago

OPM are excited to be working with one of the UK’s most prolific independent game developers, with multiple UK studios and many fantastic new opportunities on the horizon. This successful developer has had a string of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners that include Microsoft, SEGA, Sony and many more. They are now looking for an enthusiastic and talented Build Engineer to join their team in Sheffield.

As a Senior Graphics Programmer, you'll develop and maintain efficient and feature rich graphics pipelines in collaboration with the Technical Artists, Technical Leadership and the wider team to fulfil project technical and creative requirements. Along with the wider team, you'll embrace engineering and technical best practices, contribute to the creation and maintenance of realistic schedules in collaboration with Technical Leadership and Project Management and communicating progress and impediments as they arise. You'll support timely, high-quality delivery of project milestones and mentor and develop more junior members of the team.



  • Proven and respected engineer with a positive, can-do attitude and a history of success on significant projects;
  • Excellent cross-discipline communicator;
  • Broad and deep contemporary knowledge of graphics pipelines for PC and console platforms;
  • In-depth experience of modern low-level graphics APIs such as DirectX 12 and Vulkan and shader programming/optimisation;
  • Expert knowledge of C++ and shader languages;
  • Capable of fully exploiting multi-processor architectures;
  • Adept in GPU profiling and optimisation techniques;
  • Goal orientated, proactive and methodical problem-solver;
  • Outstanding 3D math skills;
  • Proficient and pragmatic in debugging;
  • Quality-minded, with great attention to detail;
  • Passionate about games and game technology;


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related subject;
  • Hands-on experience of commercial game engines such as UE4 and Unity;
  • Knowledge of content creation tools such as Maya, 3DSMax, etc;
  • Experience of scripting languages such as Python and Mel;

Tagged as: Graphics Programming

Tags: Graphics Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


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