Senior Unity Developer

Posted: 20 days
Programming
Full-Time
Senior
Based on experience, proportionate to the UK & Ireland Game Industry Salary Spreadsheet
UK
Job Title: Senior Unity Developer
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Remote (UK)
Length: Permanent (following 6 months probation)
Salary: Based on experience, proportionate to the UK & Ireland Game Industry Salary Spreadsheet

THE BETAJESTER STUDIO

BetaJester is an award-winning remote development studio, primarily based in Yorkshire, UK. We specialise in creating games and digital experiences across consoles, XR, and mobile. Our previous clients include studios such as Aerial_Knight, Bossa Studios, and Deadpan Games, and we were recently named “one of the UK’s eight immersive studios to watch” by Digital Catapult.

As a studio, we are dedicated to building an inclusive and supportive work environment. This is reflected in our leadership team, which includes ambassadors for Safe In Our World (the games industry mental health charity) and mentors for Limit Break (an organisation that provides mentoring for underrepresented groups in the industry). Everyone is unique and for us it is paramount that you feel comfortable and welcome when working with us.

THE ROLE

We’re looking for an experienced game developer to join us as a Senior Unity Developer as we take on a number of exciting new opportunities. You will act as a lead developer on a number of projects, including (but not limited to): prototyping, end-to-end game development, and porting from/to consoles. 

On each project, you’ll apply your expertise as a programmer to build a stable and reusable codebase that fits the exacting requirements of the project, whilst also managing a small, talented, and multidisciplinary team. You’ll provide expert guidance on Unity best practices, as well as work with the wider studio to scope out development tasks. You will also input on wider studio decision-making and development processes as we continue to grow and expand over the coming years. 

REQUIREMENTS
  • 3+ years experience of
    • Using the Unity3D engine (as a programmer)
    • Working in the games industry
  • At least 1 credit in a released game title
  • Team and/or project management experience
  • Able to:
    • work independently
    • manage your own time
    • understand existing architecture 
    • debug unfamiliar code
    • write clear documentation
    • follow robust programming guidelines
  • Comfortable making high-level technical decisions
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Currently living in the UK, and eligible to work here

NICE TO HAVES
  • Experience in:
    • Console-specific development 
    • Porting to/from consoles
    • Performance optimisation 
    • VR/XR development
    • Android/iOS development
  • Worked previously in a leadership position
  • Familiarity with 
    • Agile/Scrum methodologies
    • Git (or other source control equivalent)
    • Project management systems (e.g. JIRA, Hack’n’plan, Trello)

JOB PERKS
  • Fully Remote Position
  • Flexi-time
  • Robust Holiday Plan
  • Bonuses (Discretionary)
  • Expenses (Discretionary)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay

YOUR APPLICATION

Please use our application form to send us your CV and portfolio, including credits on past projects (no cover letter required).

We encourage applications from underrepresented groups in the games industry. Even if you think you only satisfy 60% of the above requirements, we’d love to hear from you!
Please feel free to email us at enquiries@betajester.co.uk if you have any questions.

About BetaJester

BetaJester Ltd was founded in May 2015 by three graduates of the University of Hull. Initially, BetaJester’s focus was of the production and publication of its own games and IP. Through our efforts, we found that the skills we were applying every day to build up our own catalogue, was something that had significant market value to businesses looking to use games and digital experiences to improve their brands and products.

We now apply the skills of our award winning team to help clients around the world solve their problems and make engaging digital experiences.

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