Playground Games is looking for a Lead UI Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team. You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

Your expert grasp of the challenges involved with developing the user interface for a AAA game, along with your ability to get the best from a team of developers will see you setting the direction for the UI and related technology. Your eye for detail and your passion for working collaboratively with artists and designers will allow you to deliver a best in class immersive user experience on an exciting new title.

Skill Summary:


  • A proven track record of leading a team of engineers
  • At least one published AAA title in a lead or senior UI engineering role
  • Exceptional C++ and software architecture skills
  • Excellent knowledge of console technical requirements
  • An eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion for games

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare chance to shape the future of an exciting, large-scale AAA title from the outset. It will provide exciting new challenges for any experienced developer looking to further their career and create world class games.

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Peter Scorgie

“Having started as a graduate engineer, working at Playground has been an amazing experience where I get to learn from talented and experienced engineers while working on a project that is both fun and challenging. ”