Tools Programmer

XR Games (based in Leeds) is an award-winning game development studio specialising in immersive AR and VR content.

We make fun games people love to play and talk about. Led by a team of AAA veterans from studios like Rockstar, EA, Codemasters, Sumo, Team 17 and Dubit, we've created fantastic games for some of the world's biggest & most iconic studios.

We specialise in full-scale immersive AR and VR game development. We’re looking for an Experienced Tools Programmer to join our team.

The right candidate will be dedicated, professional and experienced, willing to support & mentor team members and use initiative to drive development forward.

Core Skills:

  • Fluency in C#, some experience in C/C++ and scripting languages (eg Python, Lua)

  • 3D maths skills. Knowledge of current real-time, graphics rendering, animation techniques and data formats. Optimisation and debugging skills.

  • Knowledge and use of DCC SDKs (for Max, Maya, Photoshop) APIs Simplygon. Experience with one or more graphics APIs such as DirectX, Vulkan, Metal, etc.

  • Knowledge of image/texture formats and compression, shaders and high-level shading languages such as HLSL, GLSL, Cg, etc.

  • GUI Toolkits.

  • Prior development experience as a tools programmer on consoles and/or PC.

  • Strong communication skills. Ability to work with a team of mixed disciplines to

    deliver functionality on time to the required specification as defined by the art and code leads.


  • Experience working with large code bases.

  • Experience of developing VR titles


​This role will offer a mix of home and office-based flexibility and flexible working hours, but the ideal candidate will be based in the UK and be able to reasonably commute to the studio in Leeds.

We offer market competitive salaries, with added benefits, and a highly collaborative working environment with long serving industry experts in all disciplines. 

We work hard to deliver the best in quality and have a great time doing it! If this sounds like an opportunity to would like to talk to us about please submit your CV! Immediate starts available. 

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