Senior UI Engineer

ABOUT SPLASH DAMAGE

We believe that games play better with friends. For more than 20 years, we’ve been creating team-based multiplayer experiences that have entertained tens of millions of players all over the world and forged countless new friendships along the way.

Our studio culture is rooted in our open, friendly, and collaborative environment. Our games are made by people from all over the world, from our entry-level Fresh Talent hires to industry veterans, and we believe that fostering that diverse culture is the best way to build both our games and our studio. We have won numerous awards, including a ‘World-Class’ accreditation by Best Companies and being named one of the UK’s 100 Best Large Companies to work for.

While our offices are based in Bromley, UK, our people have access to progressive working patterns that give them the flexibility to decide how to do their best work.

Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for you and your family, including:

  • Work your way with access to progressive working patterns including hybrid and fully remote
  • Substantial performance-related pay system on top of your basic compensation, along with enhanced pension contributions and our life assurance scheme
  • Bespoke VISA and relocation packages for you and your family, with support from our team throughout the whole process
  • 25 days of holiday and 8 Bank Holidays a year, plus our annual studio closure between Christmas and New Year’s
  • Private Medical and Dental Cover for you and your family, along with a 24/7 digital GP service
  • Extensive Mental Health support, with Line Manager Mental Health training, a group of Mental Health First-Aiders, and on-site or remote counselling
  • Our bespoke Learning and Development course framework to help you grow as an employee, manager, and leader
  • Industry-leading fully paid 30 weeks maternity leave & 10 weeks paternity leave



Job Overview

Splash Damage's Senior UI Engineers bring the user experience vision for our projects to life by applying their extensive development experience and technical expertise.

Senior UI Engineers can analyse a UI design and identify the individual components required to build a user interface. Working closely with UI Design, UI Code and other development disciplines, they design and implement robust and performant UI systems and core components. They are proactive at planning and estimating their own and other's work to align with specifications and project milestones.

Our Senior UI Engineers are afforded a high degree of autonomy, we trust that they know best how to complete their work. They can effectively communicate solutions to complex problems, and are able to represent the UI code team both internally as well as to external partners. They enjoy working as part of a team in a friendly and collaborative atmosphere where they have the freedom to build their technical knowledge and savour a technical challenge. They always look for ways to push themselves and their projects further, and are encouraged to pass their experience on to other members of the team.

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.

 

You have:

A strong background in UI programming for video games; you’ve worked on at least 1 commercial project from inception to delivery.

Advanced knowledge of C++, with relevant professional experience.

Practical UI implementation knowledge; you have worked within UI teams to overcome technical limitations.

A can-do attitude and strong interpersonal skills; you love collaborating with others to architect and implement systems.

Strong time management and organisational skills; you can assist others in getting the job done without supervision.

Good communication and presentation skills; you’re able to present ideas clearly and confidently to audiences of all experience levels.

A real passion for UI and clear enthusiasm for playing games.

 

Bonus Points for:

Experience with Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) and Unreal Motion Graphics (UMG).

Multi-platform and console development experience.

Experience with localisation pipelines.

Demonstrable appreciation of usability conventions in relation to UI.

Experience with accommodating a variety of player accessibility needs.

Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.



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.


Splash Damage is looking to hire a Senior UI Engineer at their London, England location. Job contains the tags Remote, Senior, Photoshop, Unreal, Unity, C++ and Programmer.
Job discovered on 7/20/2022