UI Programmers – New Sci-fi FPS IP

Programming Horsham, United Kingdom


Creative Assembly’s award-winning team behind Alien: Isolation are exploring new frontiers with a brand-new and exciting First-Person Shooter IP.

This is a great opportunity for talented programmers to join our console development team making cutting edge technology at our games studio based in Horsham, West Sussex.

As a UI Programmer working on CA’s exciting new IP FPS, you will be uniquely situated to make substantial contributions to the game’s UI systems and features, both visually and technically.

Key Responsibilities

As a UI Programmer, you will be responsible for the technical aspects of shaping the UI throughout all the areas of the game. 

On a day-to-day basis you will:

  • Work closely with UI designers and artists to inform and support the implementation of UI features, while also brainstorming/prototyping new ideas.
  • Be very involved with other teams, from providing support to emerging gameplay features/systems, aiding them use the UI systems you have put in place, to maintaining a standard of performance and quality.
Knowledge, Skill and Experience

  • Fluent in C++
  • Experience with UE4 game development
  • Experience with UI frameworks
  • Being able to work well with other disciplines
  • Attention to detail and a passion for making quality products
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Experience with developing UI systems in UE4 using UMG
  • Experience using Slate in UE4
  • Experience of Games as a Service
  • Experience integrating with services
  • Experience working on/playing FPS games
  • Experience with one profiling tool, either Unreal’s built-in or third-party
  • Experience with replication in UE4
  • Experience with localisation
  • Good understanding of geometry/trigonometry

Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values; Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust.

We house many talented people, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life.

Winner of multiple Best Place to Work Awards, we have studio sites in Horsham UK and Sofia Bulgaria, including a number of bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture site.

Currently we are working fully remotely, and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each week. Our expert IT and HR teams will set you up with everything you need to join remotely whether you will need to relocate to the UK (or within the UK) now, or at a later date.  

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:
  • Bespoke relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialists
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening
  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, and all UK Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance
  • Opportunity to join our Diversity and Inclusion Network – an employee-led group
  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme with free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen*
  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme and onsite confidential sessions
  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy*
  • Discounts for home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers, and many local businesses including estate agents
  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer Festival, Christmas Party plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have Cinema days and wrap parties for game releases*
  • Studio community activities such as free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing, Pilates, Walking Challenges, Couch to 5k, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more*
*some of the above in-studio benefits are on hold while we work remotely during COVID-19. 

Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.