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Caution: Monkeys at Work

SockMonkey’s team has people who have worked all over the world on huge projects such as NBA Jam, Mega Man and Worms. We’ve only been around for 6 years and yet we’ve already worked on amazing projects for companies such as SEGA, Team17, Double11, Playstack, Hello Games and more.

We like the whole team to get involved in every project and have an open structure when it comes to ideas and development. Everyone can get involved to help make the games we work on better.

If you don’t see an exact match for you in the positions below, feel free to send through a speculative application.

 

Check out all available roles at our Teesside HQ

Programmer

SockMonkey are looking for people to join us to help out on some majorly exciting projects. You'll be part of our Teesside studio based in our offices on the Middlehaven docks in Middlesbrough.

We're looking for experienced PROGRAMMERS to work on all sorts of great projects and IPs. Working in small teams and reporting to the Lead Programmer, responsibilities include programming game systems, solving technical problems and debugging.

The ideal candidates are passionate about programming and games, whilst looking to join an exciting growing company in the North East of England.

REQUIREMENTS

- 2+ years of games programming
- Familiar with source control systems (git / SVN)
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to estimate work complexity and time
- Released numerous titles on mobile or console
- A clear understanding of game development working practices and challenges
- Strong maths skills

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE

- Programming for consoles including an understand of the certification process
- Experience with mobile SDKs
- Experience with multiplatform development
- Experience of working with Unity or Unreal
- Experience of tools development

All applications must include examples of personal or previous work projects.

BENEFITS

We offer a fun, enjoyable, yet professional environment that allows our staff to learn, grown, enjoy and be proud of every project they work on.

Be a large part of a small, but rapidly growing team.

We focus on our staff, nurturing and empowering them, encouraging creative freedom.

Think this sounds like the role for you, please email your CV, portfolio link and covering letter HERE!


Junior Programmer

SockMonkey are looking for people to join us to help out on some majorly exciting projects. You'll be part of our Teesside studio based in our offices on the Middlehaven docks in Middlesbrough.

We're looking for JUNIOR PROGRAMMERS to work on all sorts of great projects and IPs. Working in small teams and reporting to the Lead Programmer, responsibilities include programming game systems, solving technical problems and debugging.

The ideal candidates are passionate about programming and games, whilst looking for a break into the gaming industry.

REQUIREMENTS

- BSc or equivalent degree in a relevant field (2:1 and above)

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE

- Excellent programming skills in C# and / or C++ with a deep understanding of coding best practices
- Ability to use Unity or Unreal
- A strong passion for games programming
- Excellent oral and written skills

All applications must include examples of personal or academic projects.

BENEFITS

We offer a fun, enjoyable, yet professional environment that allows our staff to learn, grown, enjoy and be proud of every project they work on.

Be a large part of a small, but rapidly growing team.

We focus on our staff, nurturing and empowering them, encouraging creative freedom.


Think this sounds like the role for you, please email your CV, portfolio link and covering letter HERE!