Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in the UK and based in the thriving game's hub of Dundee, Scotland. We create limitless fun for our players with lovingly crafted and innovative games for mobile phones and tablets.
This approach has seen us recognised for a stable of award-winning titles, including Mystery Match, Crafty Candy and Booty Quest. Our portfolio of awesome games is expanding, and we are always on the search for talented and passionate people to help us grow. With over 30 nationalities represented and a diverse range of experience and expertise, our teams thrive off their ability to work at the forefront of the mobile games industry, building or supporting live game experiences that are enjoyed by millions of players across the world.
The fun and passion injected into our games is reflected in our culture too. Outplay is more than just work. New team members will join a family that has conquered Munros, raced karts, taken on Tough Mudder and Rough Runner, competed in bake-offs, downward dogged, and even ventured to the wilds of Scotland together.
At Outplay we are looking for experienced Senior C++ Programmers to join our highly talented software engineering team. We encourage our engineers to use their initiative and take pride in their work, making decisions about technical approaches to help our products perform and grow.
You are keen to build on the success of our games to date and are excited about continuing to enhance Outplay games with extra content and features. You will lead the code effort on new content, extending functionality, mentoring the other coders, and work on delivering an outstanding experience for our players.
You are a naturally strong developer with the ability to work and communicate well in a team environment. You are a passionate individual, with the ability to inspire confidence, support and to provide ideas, thoughts and opinions in order to help drive your game product forward as you share your understanding of mobile games and development with your team.
- Advanced C++ knowledge
- Good understanding of OO principles
- Good understanding of game coding principles and techniques
- Professional experience developing mobile games
- Released at least one title for mobile platforms
- Knowledge of cocos2d-x is desirable
- Experience building tools and content pipelines to aid design and art productivity is a plus
What we can offer
You will have the chance to benefit from our talent initiative, The Outplay Academy - and the opportunity to acquire new skills and grow alongside the business. From mentoring schemes and educational workshops to industry event attendance and guest speakers - we are proud of our dedication to development.
Don’t live in Scotland? We know starting afresh can be challenging. From your first arrival to moving into your new home, our bespoke relocation package covers every aspect of settling into a new country. With our help, you’ll be calling Scotland home in no time.
We also offer the following staff benefits:
- Private medical and dental care
- 28 days of holiday (increasing to 33 over 5 years)
- Access to our team discount scheme
- Employee assistance package
- Childcare savings
- EMI Share Option Scheme.
At Outplay, our mission is to create limitless fun for everyone who plays our games, and we value every individual that helps make that goal a reality. We are committed to remaining an equal opportunities employer and provide a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for everyone who works here irrespective of age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, physical appearance, body size, and sexual orientation. All our employees are treated with dignity and respect, because being part of Outplay is more than just work – it’s a family.