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Tools Programmer Featured


XR Games


Leeds, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Programming and Development



Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


XR Games is an award-winning game development studio specialising in immersive AR and VR content.

We make fun games people love to play and talk about. Led by a team with big game experience at studios like Rockstar, EA, Codemasters, Sumo, Team 17 and Dubit, we've created games for some of the world's biggest brands, including Sony Pictures, Rovio, Dreamworks, BBC and Lego.

We specialise in full-scale immersive AR and VR content, as well as work-for-hire development for PC, mobile and console. 

We’re looking for an experienced Tools Programer to join the team in-house.

Heavy profiling, instrumentation and eventually tools creation to facilitate performance gains for VR.

Required skills:

Fluency in C# with experience in C/C++ and one or more scripting languages (Python, Perl, Lua).

Strong 3D maths skills. Knowledge of current real-time, graphics rendering, animation techniques and data formats. Optimisation and debugging skills. Good degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science related subject(s).

Knowledge and use of DCC SDKs (for Max, Maya, Photoshop) APIs Simplygon. Experience with one or more graphics APIs such as DirectX, Vulkan, Metal, etc.

Knowledge of image/texture formats and compression, shaders and high-level shading languages such as HLSL, GLSL, Cg, etc.

GUI Toolkits (WPF, Qt, WxWidgets).

Prior development experience as a tools programmer on consoles and/or PC.

Strong communication skills. Ability to work with a team of mixed disciplines to deliver functionality on time to the required specification as defined by the art and code leads.

XR Games is an award-winning game development studio founded in 2017 and led by industry veterans from Rockstar, EA, Codemasters, Sumo, Team 17 and Dubit. In careers spanning two decades, we've created immersive games for some of the world's biggest brands.

We offer a collaborate, supportive and fun working environment. Competitive salaries and a bunch of cool benefits. 

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