UI Programmer (C++) - Mobile

  • Sports Interactive
  • Stratford, London, UK
  • 02 Jun, 2021
Full time Developer Digital Technology

Job Description

Sports Interactive are looking for an experienced and motivated UI Programmer to implement, enhance and maintain the user interface of an exciting mobile project.

You will be joining a small and focused development team, working closely with a Senior UX Designer, UI Artists, and fellow programmers to bring the game to life using our in-house C++ engine.

Your keen eye for detail and passion for improving UI/UX will be instrumental in taking our existing project to the next level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Lead Developer to maintain and improve existing game user interface.
  • Advise and consult with UX Designers and UI Artists on new UI designs and improvements.
  • Implement new UI systems with a focus on maintainability, performance, and attention to detail.
  • Gain a deep understanding of our internal game engine to understand technical limitations within the design and implementation process.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Expertise in using C++
  • Minimum 3 years full-time, professional UI experience within mobile or gaming
  • iOS/Android development experience
  • Strong eye for UX design
  • Player-first mindset

Company Overview

Sports Interactive (SI) is a multi-award-winning game development studio and the world’s leading developer of sports management simulations. Founded in 1994, SI became a wholly owned subsidiary of SEGA in 2006. Based at the Here East technology hub in Stratford, East London, the SI team continues to expand as it brings its titles to an ever-growing audience via an increasing variety of delivery platforms.

SI has enjoyed sustained commercial and critical success for its extremely detailed and immersive simulation experiences. Its games are amongst the highest-rated PC titles (according to Metacritic) and frequently occupy both the ‘top selling’ and ‘most played’ charts on Steam.

The Sports Interactive team is diverse and international, bringing together world class and high potential talent with a combined passion and drive for creating genre-defining games. Team members enjoy a flexible working schedule and a relaxed studio environment that encourages a close-knit, collaborative approach to game development.

SI is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief. Our studio has disabled access and facilities.

SI offers a generous benefits package to all full-time team members including gym membership, in-house massage therapy and private healthcare (including dental). The studio is also a London Living Wage employer and proudly boasts one of the lowest staff turnover rates in the industry with just over 30% of the current full-time team members having been at the studio for 10 years or longer. SI also has many longstanding partnerships with leading charities, local schools and major sporting organisations.


This job description is an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities of the post as at the time of writing but will be changed from time to time as the job is a career development job which will be adjusted according to the progress of the job holder.  It does not form part of the contract of employment.