Senior / Lead Programmer

SockMonkey are looking for experienced SENIOR / LEAD PROGRAMMERS to work on a number of exciting projects, including licensed IP, and original games.

Leading small teams, and reporting to the CTO, in addition to programming you will lead, mentor, train and set coding standards across your team. The ideal candidates are passionate about programming, are great communicators, and looking to have a significant impact on an exciting and growing studio.


7+ years of games programming

Numerous Console / PC titles shipped

Experience of working with Unreal

Familiar with source control systems

Excellent communication skills

Experience guiding and leading other programmers

To be able to establish best practices, development processes, documentation and coding standards

Work with other disciplines to understand their requirements and work proactively with them to ensure any limitations are clearly communicated and understood

Ability to estimate project complexity and timescales

Desirable Experience...

Experience and understanding of console certification processes

Have worked with external contractors, development teams and publishers

Experience leading a team of 5+ programmers

Experience of tools development

Ability to estimate work project complexity and timescales

Previous multiplayer development experience


Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on experience.

Why work with us...

Flexible Working Hours

Zero Crunch Culture

28 Days Holiday + Extra Christmas Holiday

Vitality Health Insurance

Mental Health & Wellbeing Support

Pension Scheme

Team Building Events

Free Drinks, Snacks & Refreshments

Cycling, Shopping and Gym Discounts

Staff Growth Plans

Relocation Assistance

Office Pug

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