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UI Programmer - Gaming

Greater Seattle Area, WA
$150,000 - $180,000 yearly
Job ID #69847
Onward Play is seeking a User Interface Programmer to join one of our AAA game studio clients. The ideal candidate will be programming the tools and functionality of the game’s user interface on the target platform and game engine.


  • You will be a primary contributor to the development of the tools and runtime codebase necessary to produce a cutting edge user interface
  • Expert knowledge of UI tools, engine, and data pipeline codebases.  Facilitate production of UI assets
  • Analyze feature requests and manage feature rollouts
  • Interface with stakeholders, liaise between team members, and drive collaborative projects
  • Provide input into the technical design and the vision through all phases of the game development cycle from pre-production through final product release. Ensure products are of the highest technical quality and uphold the integrity of the game’s design
  • Independently undertake research prior to the commencement of a new system or task to ensure implementation effectively meets defined goals
  • Clearly communicate updates and concerns to management
  • Manage requests or information needs regarding any aspect of the technical creation process with the appropriate members of the development team
  • Capable of resolving a range of highly complex technical issues to both programmers and other less technical team members. This will include the ability to explain themselves in writing and using a variety of audio visual aids
  • Actively maintaining skill-set and knowledge base by keeping track of the latest innovations from the industry


  • Minimum 3-5 years game industry experience with similar responsibilities
  • One or more published titles considered a strength
  • B.S. in computer science, engineering or relevant curriculum
  • Proven demonstration of C++ skills, software architecture, and design
  • Extensive UI Design/User Experience portfolio
  • Experience designing and building at least one large, complex UI

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
$150,000 - $180,000 yearly
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