Splash Damage is hiring Assistant Programmer - Entry Level (Remote Job)

Assistant Programmer - Entry Level

Posted: about 1 month
Programming
Full-Time
UK Work Eligible, COVID-19 Remote → England
ABOUT SPLASH DAMAGE

At Splash Damage we're dedicated to forging lifelong friendships, both in the studio and through crafting team-based games.

We are entering the most exciting time in the studio's history, with our largest slate of games in development ever, across multiple genres and platforms.

All of our positions will be onboarded remotely, and work remotely, for a significant part of 2021, as we continue to assess the ongoing and uncertain COVID-19 situation.

We believe people work at their best when they can collaborate in person, but understand that everyone has different needs, and are working on an inclusive flexible policy to reflect that.

Winner of multiple Best Companies Awards, we are advocates for work-life balance, and offer a comprehensive benefits package focused on the well-being of our staff and their families.

This vacancy is open to candidates that currently have a legal right to work in the UK. We cannot provide work permits for our entry level positions at this time. 

The Role 

Assistant Programmers at Splash Damage are embedded within our programming teams and help us implement, polish and bug-fix gameplay features for our upcoming titles. 
Guided by our team of experienced programmers, Assistant Programmers will experience a large portion of aspects of our game development process. They'll partake in the technical review of gameplay features and designs, contribute technical designs and code to the implementation of major features and work closely with other departments to deliver features in a collaborative and iterative fashion. 

We believe that levelling up our skills is an essential part of the job and offer regular training opportunities and mentorship to all our programmers. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a professional game development team and gain hands-on experience in game programming and game development. 

You Have: 
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating a commitment to learning and developing relevant game development skills and knowledge, or a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, game programming or a similar field
  • Experience and proficiency in C/C++ or C# 
  • A good foundation in linear algebra and supporting mathematics concepts 
  • A real passion for games and clear enthusiasm for playing games 
Bonus Points for: 
  • Unreal Engine 4 experience 
Please prepare a cover letter to submit alongside your CV for this position. A portfolio, including videos of any projects, with clear indication of your personal role on them, are recommended for your application.
 
Splash Damage is an equal opportunity employer. We believe our teams create better work when they have a range of perspectives to draw from, and we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment that celebrates diversity.

BENEFITS & PERKS
  • HEALTH: Private Medical and Dental Cover for you and your family along with the Babylon 24/7 digital GP service. We also offer onsite counselling and an employee assistant program, along with covering eye tests, gym memberships and more.
  • HOLIDAYS & SOCIAL EVENTS: With 8 public holidays and an additional 3 day studio Christmas closure our staff have a total of 36 days off. We also offer flexible working hours and regular company social events.
  • FAMILY FRIENDLY: Industry leading fully paid 30 weeks maternity leave & 10 weeks paternity leave, along with flexitime and life assurance, helps new parents manage their time and put their family first.
  • PENSION: All of our staff have enhanced company pension contributions, meaning that we invest in your future together.
  • PROFIT SHARE & REWARDS: We offer generous referral bonuses and 1% of the studio's revenue share after 1 years’ continuous service.
  • ADDITIONAL PERKS: We have cycle to work and car leasing schemes, a free car park, game and book libraries, complimentary weekly onsite haircuts and discounts at many local businesses.

About Splash Damage

Splash Damage was born from competitive online games and we've carried that spirit with us. From three friends coding in a bedroom we're now more than 300 friends creating genre-leading AAA experiences in some of the world's most beloved franchises, along with our own unique creations.

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