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UI and Gameplay Programmer – Games – South East

Location: Chatham, Kent, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Dovetail Games

Based in Kent, OPM’s client are passionate about empowering their people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career.   They are growing fast, developing games using cutting edge technology and across multiple platforms, and have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World.

To help achieve this ambition, they are looking for a Software Engineer focusing on UI and Gameplay, reporting into the Lead Programmer. You will assist with the development of simulation games paying particular attention to the architectural design and implementation of the UI systems and the expansion of all game features.


Responsibilities include:

Assist with the architectural design and implementation of game GUI.

Works with the UI and game designers to determine efficient graphic and code representations of GUI designs.

Prototyping and implementing front-ends, in-game menus and HUD elements.

Writes new code and maintains existing code in C++ and Scaleform to support user input, screen, inter-screen and GUI object behaviours, animations, and transitions.


Required skills include:

Must have previous experience in the games industry, preferably in a UI development role

Good working knowledge of C++

At least 1 shipped game title (any platform)


Benefits/ Perks include: 

23 days holiday + 8 days statutory holiday

Excellent work-life balance

Pension scheme

Childcare vouchers

Eye-care vouchers

Free parking

Regular social and sporting activities


Tagged as: Gameplay Programming, UI Programming

Tags: Gameplay Programming , UI Programming Categories: Programming , Technical


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