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Now hiring: Programmer wanted at award-winning Bristol games studio, Auroch Digital

At Auroch Digital we’re looking for a programmer to join our award-winning team.

About The Role

We are currently looking for a programmer.  We're interested in applications from a range of abilities from junior to experienced, so this could either be a great job for an industry starter or a more experienced candidate.

You’ll be an integral part of our coding team, working alongside our carefully crafted group of talented developers. You’ll be expected to write as well as implement technical specifications, work with our designers and artists to create gameplay features, and use your experience to give technical input on decisions affecting the project.

About You

You’ll either have several years professional game development experience with C++ in Unreal

Engine 4 and / or C# in Unity, with at least one shipped commercial title to your name or  competent programming C++ in Unreal Engine 4 and / or C# in Unity, ideally with at least one game project that can demonstrate the skills we’re looking for where you created most or all of the key code that powers the game.

Enthusiastic about games, you’ll be a fan of the medium and of the creation process itself, interested in expanding your knowledge of other games and how they have been created.

As a strong team player, you’ll work well with others and be able to clearly and articulately communicate your ideas, both verbally and in the written word.

About Auroch Digital

We are an award-winning game studio, founded in 2010 by veteran game designer Dr. Tomas Rawlings.

We have worked with an enviable list of partners on video game projects - including Games Workshop, Modiphius, Ripstone, Steve Jackson Games, the BBC, and others - as well as producing a number of well-received own-IP titles.

Primarily known for working with top IP holders on a range of strategy games and digital board game adaptations, Auroch is also a world leader in the field of “games with purpose” after spearheading the development of newsgames as part of its GameTheNews Initiative.

What We Offer

In addition to an attractive salary, you’ll be working within a steadily growing indie game studio, with the opportunity to work on a top-tier project.

We’re proud to say that we have a carefully picked team of friendly and talented developers, with a strong company work ethic and a corporate culture centred on openness, job satisfaction, and opportunities for learning and growth. We are founding members of (and are situated in) the Bristol Games Hub, located in the heart of Bristol’s buzzing artistic and alternative quarter, Stokes Croft.

Next Steps

Want to learn more and apply? Send your CV and covering letter to nina at aurochdigital dot com

Auroch encourages people of all identities to apply and is an equal opportunities employer.

No recruitment agencies, thank you.


Want some advice on getting your CV right?

Episode 3 of our podcast, How to make a video game, with Auroch Digital, features an interview with Nina Collins on the do’s and don’ts of writing and sending in your CV.

Things to know about working for Auroch

  • We develop great games, projects and people

  • We work with major partners such as the BBC, The Wellcome Trust, Steve Jackson Games, and Games Workshop

  • Flexible start and finish times

  • You get an extra day off for your birthday

  • Once you’ve been with us for a while, you’ll get a training budget to continue your professional development, extra annual leave days, access to cycle scheme and other benefits

  • We’ve been going from strength to strength for 7 years and we’re expanding

  • We’re fair and we’re flexible

  • We're keen to listen and take on board your opinions and ideas for your role and for the company

  • The Directors are also co-founders of Bristol Games Hub, a non-profit space for games and play

What We Offer

In addition to an attractive salary, you’ll be working within a steadily growing indie game studio, with the opportunity to work on top-tier projects with a high profile partners.

We’re proud to say that we have a carefully picked team of friendly and talented developers, with a strong company work ethic and a corporate culture centred on openness, job satisfaction, and opportunities for learning and growth. We are founding members of (and are based in) Bristol Games Hub, Bristol, UK., located in the heart of Bristol’s buzzing artistic and alternative quarter, Stokes Croft.

No recruitment agencies please


How to Find Us

Bristol Games Hub

77 Stokes Croft

Bristol

BS1 3RD

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