Mercury Hampton

Location: Northwest, Midlands, Remote, Hybrid

Salary: DOE / Rate DOE

Job Title: Senior Programmer

Location: Northwest / Midlands / Remote / Hybrid

Permanent / or Contract – Outside IR35

Salary: DOE / Rate DOE

Industry: Gaming / Digital Technologies


Based in the Northwest, my client are an award-winning games developer whose games have been played by millions all over the world. They have brought attention to upcoming IPs and have built games for some of the most internationally recognised gaming brands in the world.



My client is looking for a highly experienced programmer to join them in either their Northwest hub or their new studio in the Midlands. This is a rare opportunity to join a studio that is growing and play a significant role in helping to mould it – in terms of culture and the company itself.

My client are keen advocates of equal rights and actively promote a healthy work/life balance, and actively encourage sensible, flexible working hours and offer a flexible, relaxed environment to work in.

If you are a world-class programmer looking to work with new and upcoming IPs on today’s most prestigious games consoles, then this could be the role for you.



  • Reporting to the Head of Technology
  • Overall responsibility for delivering core modules.
  • Inspiring your team to ensure your sections of the game are the best they can be.
  • Support the code, art, quality assurance, and design teams.
  • Have input into all aspects of code design and best practices going forward.



  • 3D engine experience
  • Strong maths and 3D programming skills
  • A strong portfolio of your skills
  • Knowledge and love of video games!



  • Proven experience within the computer games industry
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Software Engineering, Computer Science or
  • Mathematics
  • Experience with continuous integration/build systems.
  • Experience working with web services



  • The potential to advance in future.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Competitive salary, pension, and 25 days holidays (rising after 5-years).
  • A day off on your birthday plus extra time off in the summer and Christmas.
  • Modern studio with flexible working hours for everybody.
  • Regular social and charity events – We offer paid leave to anyone wishing to work with charities.
  • Expenses-paid trips to key industry events.



To apply, click on the apply button opposite, contact Daniel Smith directly, or call the Mercury Hampton office on 01925 937 311. We aim to respond to all successful applicants within seven working days. Either way, we may store your information on record but will always seek your approval via a GDPR email. This will enable us to share future career opportunities.


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