Intermediate Game Programmer (12 month remote Contractor)

Code · Truro, Cornwall
Department Code
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Intermediate Programmer

12 month remote contractor role 


Are you an experienced programmer familiar with C++? Do you have a shipped game under your belt with a coding credit?  Are you excited to collaborate with a team of innovative and passionate developers in a sea-side games studio that has the wellbeing of employees at the forefront of our ethics? AntiMatter Games asks you to read on!

You’ll be bringing your experience and knowledge to our robust coding department. Your work will be exciting and varied as your code touches all aspects of our online first person shooter ’83. 


  • Translate designs and requirements into clean and efficient code
  • Create and iterate on features in an existing codebase, or from the genesis of a new project using effective, re-usable, effectively structured and annotated code
  • Implement all technical aspects of games such as networking, animation, effects, UI, audio...
  • Produce prototypes of gameplay ideas and features from design team
  • Analyse, identify the causes of and resolve bugs that are provided by our QA team
  • Communicate effectively with our design team & project leadership about the practical and technical concerns of proposed features and content, including timeframes and any relevant technical limitations.


  • Familiarity with C++ programming and systems design skills
  • At least one major shipped PC/console title
  • BSc in Computer Science (or equivalent)
  • Proactive, autonomous and self-motivating
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills


  • Good math and physics skills
  • Worked in multiplayer games
  • Cross-platform (PC, Xbox, PS) development
  • Passion for first person shooters
  • Experience with JIRA and/or Agile software development


Antimatter Games is Cornwall’s largest game development studio. We developed Rising Storm, PC Gamer’s ‘Multiplayer Game of the Year’, and the critically acclaimed sequel Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.  Working for Antimatter means working on exciting and innovative video games every day! 



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