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These are full time positions based in Middlesbrough.
We are always keen to receive expressions of interest for this position and we will review all applications as and when we receive them.

WOULD YOU ENJOY:

  • Helping create beautiful games
  • Working in our own and other multi-platform game engines, with a diverse range of titles and codebases
  • Having the creative freedom to put your keen interest in graphics technology into practice
  • Becoming a champion for graphics and visual effects within the company
  • Joining a development team with over 10 years average experience that has remained unchanged for the past 2.5 years

If so, you may be interested in becoming a Senior Unity Programmer at Double Eleven!

We are looking for experienced and highly skilled individuals. Expectations are high given our reputation in the industry. 

We are fundamentally different in the way we work and what you may be used to. Our company was created on the premise that people could have normal lives and do what they love doing.  On the rare occasions we work overtime it’s almost always paid and from time to time we also offer voluntary out of hours paid projects. Think of us as a crew instead of a studio, heading in the same direction and dependent on one another to succeed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, develop, write, test and implement systems and game code.
  • Test and refine game-play features and systems throughout development.
  • Estimate tasks and deliver high quality code to that schedule.
  • Perform code reviews with the development team to ensure code quality.
  • Help develop technical design specifications.
  • Work with designers, artists and publishing as required to create the highest possible quality titles.

KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • At least 4-5 years of Unity experience on a large code basis, ideally including at engine level (working within the Unity source code).
  • Proficient in C# and C++.
  • Experience in profiling and optimisation techniques.
  • Experience with multi-threaded programming.
  • Experience with low level optimisation and memory saving techniques.
  • Experience of shader programming.
  • Self-motivated with a positive mental attitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including with team members outside of the code team.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively.
  • Writes clear, debuggable, maintainable and performance targeted code.
  • Able to break down and structure tasks to meet deadlines efficiently.
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written.

SKILLS OR INTERESTS CONSIDERED A BONUS:

  • Strong maths and/or physics skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of other game engines such as UE4.
  • Experience with post-launch ongoing product development and delivery.
  • Continuous integration and build automation experience.
  • Experience with art packages and pipeline development.
  • Experience in an Agile development environment.
  • A love of games.
  • A portfolio of extra-curricular or hobbyist projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

All relevant qualifications considered.

WORKING AT DOUBLE ELEVEN:

We’re pretty sure we’re the best place to work, period. Some of our developer benefits include:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Flexible lunch hours.
  • Personal development plan and potential annual performance bonuses.
  • Vitality Private Healthcare (for you and your family).
  • Christmas bonuses.
  • Awesome office facilities; cinema, video game suite, state of the art kitchen and custom poker room (Middlesbrough studio).
  • Regular team lunches and title launch parties.
  • Additional leave for moving house and birthdays.
  • Cycle scheme.
  • Potential relocation package.

ABOUT US/ WHAT WE DO:

Double Eleven Limited is a full-service publisher and developer, with our head office located in Middlesbrough and a second office in Birmingham. Since becoming an independent publisher, Double Eleven has focused on bringing great games to new platforms and audiences including titles from the PixelJunk series, Prison Architect, and Goat Simulator. Double Eleven has also developed a strong reputation for technical skill, working on external titles such as the Lego Harry Potter series (PS4/XB1/Switch), Limbo (Vita) and most recently Crackdown 3 (Windows 10).

OUR ETHOS:

In 2017 and 2018, we were voted one of the best places to work in the UK Games Industry by gamesindustry.biz.

At Double Eleven, the creativity of our workforce is the driving force in the values we hold. From project development to business development to marketing and distribution, there’s a huge amount of talent and experience here from all levels of the games industry. Through hard work, integrity and solidarity, we are able to use that experience to create and bring to market great games that people enjoy.

To apply please email [email protected] with a copy of your CV and covering letter which highlights why you would be ideal for this role. We will endeavour to get back to you once we have reviewed your application.