Programmer (Fixed Term Contract)

Games Jobs - Programming - London

Job Title Programmer (Fixed Term Contract)
Skills Required Lead Programmer,Gameplay,Mobile / iOS / Android
Job Description About Us:

Marmalade helps spread apps to any device. Our uniquely powerful cross-platform tools save time and effort - leaving developers free to create their next killer app. Marmalade delivers maximum performance, to empower the creation of richer apps on any device. Native (C++) or hybrid (HTML5), we have the tools to deploy to iOS, Android and BlackBerry as well as other platforms including selected Smart TV - with just one click.

Chart-smashing mobile games rely on Marmalade, from casuals such as ‘Cut the Rope’, ‘Plants vs Zombies’ and ‘Draw Something’ to high-performance titles like ‘Call of Duty’, ‘Need for Speed’ and ‘Pro Evolution Soccer’. Beyond games our SDK makes it easy for developers to build rich engagement apps using features such as location, notifications, social media links, camera functionality and more. 

Based in London, Marmalade also has a California office and is backed by some heavyweight strategic investors, including ARM Holdings, the world's leading semiconductor intellectual property supplier (LSE: ARM, NASDAQ: ARMH). Find out more at 

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About the role:

We are seeking programmer for a fixed term contract (up to 9 weeks) with excellent technical competence to join our games studio working on one of our key projects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must, as is a dedication to quality, and the ability to adapt quickly to new challenges and eager to learn.


  • Develop game features, systems and technology
  • Estimating/scheduling work
  • Work with other disciplines (Design. Art, etc) to plan and execute work

About You:

  • Previous experience in the games industry in a similar role
  • Passionate about games and making games
  • Strong C++. Knowledge of other languages would be an advantage
  • Experience or knowledge of mobile development
  • Strong maths skills. Experience in graphics APIs such as OpenGL/ES (preferred), DirectX (nice to have) would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of a games technologies, APIs and techniques covering physics, AI, networking, animation, audio, UI, Web APIs
  • Familiarity with rapidly prototyping
  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science

  Personal Characteristics

  • Proactive approach with tenacity and a 'can do' attitude
  • Ability and aptitude to learn
  • Act with professionalism demonstrate positive image of the company
  • Goal oriented, solution focused, results driven, reliable and capable
  • A structured and organised approach to work with the ability to manage own workload and meet deadlines
  • Work to overcome resistance or setbacks and demonstrate competence in problem solving
  • Team player, who encourages collaboration, welcomes challenges to achieve greater results
  • Shares knowledge and learning with team members
  • Actively contribute to organisational objectives
  • Flexibility

You must be eligible to work in the UK and it is essential that you are able to start immediately or within the next week.
Salary Competitive
Location EC1V 4RN, London
Job Category Programming
Date posted 06/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Marmalade using their internal reference Marmalade - Programmer.
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