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Lead UI Engineer



The job is for a UI developer to work on a free-to-play PC game at DPS Games in Guildford. The developer will work with designers and artists to implement UI features both in the front-end and in-game. The position requires experience in developing user interfaces in the games industry, solid C++ skills, and Unreal 4 development experience. The developer should be a team player with good communication skills and be able to work in a multidisciplinary team. The position reports to the Lead Gameplay and is fully funded by Wargaming, a leading publisher of FTP games. Additional skills that will help the candidate stand out include experience working with UMG, developing for PC and different console platforms, working with networked multiplayer games, and operating a live free-to-play game service.

Job description

Job Overview

Does the challenge of creating a gorgeous AAA Free to Play game excite you? Here at DPS Games you can do exactly that, join a new creative project that is being built based on player feedback and be part of something truly unique.

We are based in Guildford, self-publishing our own title, and are fully funded by Wargaming, one of the biggest publishers of FTP games in the world.

The role will involve working on the UI elements of a free-to-play UE4 based PC game. You will work alongside the designers and artist, in a goal focused team. Collaborate with the gameplay team to implement various UI features both in the front-end and in-game.

You will be a hardworking motivated team player, who is able to work within a multidisciplinary team of developers in a global community, to create and be responsible for the crucial communication between player and game, to both share your hard-earned knowledge and continue to develop your skill set by learning from your teammates. 

Reports to

This position is based in Guildford and you will report to Lead Gameplay.

What will you do?

  • Design and implement the HUD for the core gameplay
  • Design and implement the game front-end interface system
  • Work closely with the UI art and UX teams to balance performance, visual impact and usability
  • Communicate with backend services for dynamic and persistent player and game data

What are we looking for?

  • Experience developing user interfaces in the games industry
  • Solid C++ skills
  • Unreal 4 development experience
  • A love for working in cross-discipline feature teams
  • Good English verbal and written communication skills

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Experience working with UMG
  • Experience developing for PC, as well as different console platforms
  • Experience working with networked multiplayer games
  • Experience working with highly distributed teams
  • Experience operating a live free-to-play game service

About Wargaming 

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 15 offices worldwide, including studios in Chicago, Prague, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Vilnius. Our diverse and multicultural team works together to deliver a top-class experience to millions of players who enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms. Our flagship products include free-to-play hits World of Tanks, World of Warships and World of Tanks Blitz.

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Location: Guildford

Country: United Kingdom

Date found: 2023-03-11

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