Senior Gameplay Programmer

Posted on: 16th May 2023

About the Studio

Join a studio with an amazing mission: to bring you the evolution of fitness directly to your doorstep. Fight, run, leap, and dodge your path to better health while exploring an unforgettable fantasy world. All thanks to a ground-breaking, wearable console that lets you interact with it through powerful haptics, motion tracking, and endurance simulation — without the need for a VR set-up!

Their pre-launch marketing had massive results: $1.5M just in pre-order revenue. They have also secured over $5M in funding from top-tier VCs and investors including, but not limited to, Khosla Ventures, the founders of Twitch, Y-Combinator, and more!

Responsibilities and Requirements

Joining the team as Senior Programmer, you will be shaping the player's experience with immersive gameplay.

  • Research and champion new techniques to drive the product forward
  • Work with and bugfix in wide areas of our codebase with confidence
  • Guarantee quality by championing a thorough review process
  • Design, architect and implement key systems and tools to help create compelling and immersive gameplay
  • Help build a culture of constant improvement and collaboration
  • Ensure build stability through the use of unit and integration testing
  • Support and mentor team members on engineering best practices and unblock their work as necessary

About You


  • 8+ years of game engineering experience
  • Deep knowledge of C# and Unity in large, practical projects
  • You thrive on coming up with concrete solutions to abstract problems
  • You're able to see the bigger picture without getting lost in the details
  • Shipped a large title on console or mobile in Senior or Lead gameplay role
  • You're a great communicator that loves to collaborate within your team and across disciplines
  • Experience beyond Unity – has worked on games in other engines and languages besides Unity and C#
  • You have an excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals and mathematics

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexibility - Hybrid working
  • Options - Business Stakes available
  • Gym Discount
  • Wellbeing Budget
  • Personal Learning Budget
  • Work From Anywhere
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 days Holiday Allowance + Bank Holidays
  • Team Socials
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Parental Leave
  • Game & Book Library

About Us

At Haptic, we know that people-first recruitment is fundamental to our success. We work closely with talented candidates and innovative studios to offer the best opportunities and build the most promising teams.

Operating on the belief that a studio’s strength comes from the team they build to bring their ideas to life, we are committed to assembling the most talented, diverse game makers.

As part of this pledge, whenever you apply for a job with us, one of our specialist recruiters will support you through each stage. From introductions and interviews to accepting an offer and submitting your resignation, we’re always here to help.

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