Senior/Principal Unity Game Client Developer

Job Details

Dublin, Republic of Ireland Salary: Plus extensive benefits package
Sector: Tech Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Tom Thronicker

Our client offers brilliant benefits - Relocation Assistance, Healthcare, Unlimited Holiday, Free Food, Social Events, Training Fund and many more. Irelands largest games developer recruiting a Senior / Principle Game Client Developer. Their first game grossed well into the seven figures since launching. They are now developing their second title, which is due to launch in 2017.

This role is for a highly motivated and highly experienced Senior or Principal Game Client Engineer that pushes the quality bar on every topic. Your passion will be in creating and maintaining awesome games as well as have the best and most efficient development experience possible.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Champion best practices of game development using Unity3D engine.
  • Push for quality implementations that are highly performant, technically sound and reusable by other developers
  • Train other developers in the intricacies of Unity
  • Promote clean, efficient and optimised code to the whole team
  • Develop next-gen MMORTS mobile games using Unity (for multiple platforms) aiming to be played by millions of daily players
  • Work closely with designers and UX/UI
  • Implement great widgets and UI. Support the UI team on a technical level
  • Write content pipeline tools and editor extensions, to streamline production
  • Work closely with the Art team to get artwork into the game
  • Work with games server team (e.g. for persistent game data, error handling, network connections, efficient data transfer & storage)
  • Be part of a cross disciplinary team that uses a scrum-ish process
  • Test your own code extensively and work closely with the QA team to resolve bugs
  • Collaborate with our Platform team

Specialist Skills and Experience Required:

  • Games industry experience essential and a keen interest in games
  • 5+ years of game-dev industry experience (AAA or F2P MMO game-dev experience)
  • 3+ years of experience in developing 3D games using Unity
  • Excellent C# (.Net 3.5) skills
  • Solid understanding how to write low-latency and low-garbage code in C#
  • Fluent in using Git
  • Solid understanding of programming principles, how systems work together and common architectural approaches
  • While not mandatory, nice to haves:
  • Experience in games programming outside of Unity using either C++, OpenGL or DirectX, would be great
  • Competence with realtime shader development (HLSL/CGFX, Unity's ShaderLab)
  • Mobile experience (whether it's native iOS or Android, or an understanding of the limitations of mobile platforms etc.)

The Company

Our client is a leading Gaming company. You will join an exceptionally creative team who enjoy making games and playing games too. There are LAN games, board games, pool, or even venture onto the 5 a side footy pitch. The company offers a great environment to work in, and truly look after their staff. Benefits include Relocation Assistance, Healthcare, Unlimited Holiday, Free Food, Social Events, Training Fund and many more great benefits.

To Apply

Please click on the 'apply' button and upload your CV or alternatively contact Tom Thronicker, Technical Consultant on 0207 183 6462 or e-mail

We have a variety of jobs ranging from £25k-£150k, so if this one is not suitable please get in touch to discuss other exciting opportunities you can apply for.

Skills: Game, Game Developer, Game Development, AAA , F2P , 3D games, Unity, Games industry, Excellent C# (.Net 3.5) skills, Git, real-time rendering, programming, Gamer, Games programming, C++, OpenGL, DirectX, realtime shader development, HLSL, CGFX, Unity's ShaderLab, Mobile, iOS , Android, mobile platforms