From critically acclaimed The Longest Journey to the very first sci-fi MMO Anarchy Online, to the brutal trials of Conan Exiles, our 28-year history has set our players uniquely up for a journey to the harsh world of Dune, where the continual battle for survival and spice will bring a challenge that is Legendary.
The Funcom team consists of over 250 people located in 5 studios - Norway, the US, Portugal, Sweden, a newly opened Romania studio - plus an additional UI/UX hub in the UK. As part of Funcom’s ongoing growth, and completing a successful turnaround, Funcom is now backed by Tencent, the largest online gaming company in the world!
Now, our UI/UX team needs a UI/UX Programmer in Newcastle, England.
Your Mission in Funcom
In this position, the right candidate will be working in a multidisciplinary team of experienced programmers, designers and artists, and will have the chance to make a significant impact in the development of our in-house games. As a UI/UX Programmer at Funcom, you will use your experience to improve the usability and accessibility of live products and craft the user experience of products still in development.
We are looking for someone that has:
- 3+ years of experience in UI programming
- Good knowledge of C++
- Strong communication skills (English is our working language)
- An interest in keeping up to date with the newest trends in UI in the industry
In addition, the perfect candidate has:
Previous experience in the gaming industry and experience working in UE4 and UMG would be a plus, but it's not a requirement.
We evaluate candidates on an ongoing basis and recommend candidates to apply as soon as possible!
We are a Scandinavian company and follow Scandinavian work values. For you, that means a flat structure in which you can thrive, be yourself, and leave a mark in the studio and become an ambassador for our company values. We focus on Agile/Scrum methodology, and heavily value the importance of work-life balance in employee culture. Funcom values close-knit, collaborative individuals who crave creative ownership, a drive for constructive input, and a never-ending pursuit of evolution and quality.
Funcom Newcastle UI/UX hub is a professional working environment with international work culture, including plans to expand and establish a co-working space later this year.
Working at Funcom Newcastle UI/UX hub offers a flexible working schedule and a long list of other benefits. Even more: working at Funcom means being part of a family of kind, skilled and professional colleagues that share a passion for games!
We have a dynamic, inclusive, challenging, and engaging work culture, with a basis of continued training and career development opportunities. Come join us in a friendly environment of enthusiastic professionals willing to go the extra mile to deliver world-class games.