Unreal Programmer (Remote) – London, UK

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Unreal Programmer (Remote)

Virtex VR – London, UK


***This role can be worked either in-studio or remotely from anywhere in the UK or Europe.***

Virtex VR are looking for a Unreal Programmer to join their Virtex Stadium platform team to implement key platform features in addition to solving important technical challenges throughout development.

Virtex VR are an ambitious start-up who are creating a VR stadium application to make the dream of allowing Esports fans to view gameplay live, in 3D at the centre of a virtual stadium, a reality – something that's not been possible before in any other medium. They want fans to experience the intense excitement and joy only a live event with a crowd can provide, making this a rare opportunity to help shape a next generation VR platform.


 Your role and responsibilities will include…

  • The implementation and improvement of a variety of fast and efficient core software using Unreal Engine 4.
  • Tools creation and maintaining code quality.
  • The maintenance and building of code using C++

The skills and experience you'll need…

  • A background working with Unreal Engine and an interest in online multiplayer applications, managing server infrastructure and game-as-service features
  • 3+ years of professional development in the videogames industry
  • An ability to do R&D independently and break ground in new territory
  • In-depth comprehension of modern C++/Blueprints
  • Solid technical experience with and/or knowledge of JSON, REST, Socket & Websocket standards
  • Excellent communication and collaborative problem-solving capabilities

Bonus point if you have…

  • Experience working with Amazon Gamelift, Epic Online Services, Oculus or Steam Platforms.
  • An understanding of modern video and media standards
  • Good knowledge of Slate and UMG.
  • Expertise developing or shipping Unreal Engine Plugins (Content or Code)
  • Passion for Esports, VR or live events

Just some of the benefits of working with Virtex VR include…

  • The ability to work fully remotely from anywhere in the UK or Europe
  • Visa sponsorship and relocation support to UK including budget if you are interested in moving to London and working from the studio/office
  • The latest VR equipment for all team members.
  • Stock Options
  • A Play Fund to support you exploring games and other social apps.
  • Workplace pension scheme for UK residents

Curious to learn more?

Drop Phil an email or call to get the ball rolling!

Email phil@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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