Job description Programmer 

Employment Type Full-time 

Location Uppsala, Sweden 

 

ABOUT BAD YOLK GAMES 

Bad Yolk Games is a Sustainable Gaming Development Studio founded on principles of employee health and happiness as well as making games on its own terms. Our talented team of Indie and AAA veterans from Development teams working on IPs such as Wolfenstein, Doom and ACIII, Publishers in both Indie and AAA space and Platform business (PlayStation) are focused on bringing joyful and immersive experiences to our players. Our first game, Main Assembly, was released in January 2021 and was nominated for Best Debut and Best Technology at the Nordic Game Awards. We’re now working our next project and hope that you want to be part of the journey!

OUR HIRING PROCESS 

What can you expect? You read this job advertisement, visited our website and/or played our game and are interested enough to apply to the role.  

Our studio will reach out to you for an initial discussion to make sure everything lines up between both of our expectations. Depending on the role, we may ask if you can complete a practical exercise. 

We invite you to meet the team, either virtually or in person to see if there’s a fit between us, what your aspirations are and how that aligns with our goals. 

We thank you for your time with either honest feedback or an offer.   

 

ABOUT THE ROLE 

As a Programmer you work collaboratively with the team to build the game: 

  • Helping to implement the tools and systems that are the foundation of our games 
  • Providing or exposing accessibility options and features 
  • Optimizing to ensure a consistent, smooth experience across target platforms 
  • Prototyping new ideas for rapid iteration 

 

QUALIFICATIONS  

  • Desire to build and modify systems foundational to the game 
  • Willingness to help develop new tools to support other developers 
  • Good C++ programming skills 
  • 2-5 years’ professional experience in an engineering role 
  • An interest in many areas of game development 

 

EXTRA CREDITS 

  • Good math skills 
  • Interested in accessibility in games 
  • Shipped games across multiple platforms  
  • Experience using Unreal Engine 4 
  • Experience with other programming languages and/or node-based visual programming 
  • Insight into multiple areas of game development 
  • Collaboration with others across disciplines 
  • An interest in infrastructure development: CI, platform deployment, source control, and build tools 
  • Ability to share a portfolio, demonstrating your work 

 

PERKS 

Our benefits package is built around health and happiness: 

  • Flexible working environment: we’re goal oriented, so you decide how to manage your day/week, just make sure it works for the rest of the team in terms of online hours or working remotely when needed.  
  • Pension, parental benefits, wellness grant and wellness hour 
  • Competitive salary and bonus policy 
  • Freedom to work on your personal projects, in accordance with the company policy  
  • 25 days holiday to recharge your batteries: no rules, just ensure the time works for the rest of the team and plan in advance. 

 

To apply please send your resumé with a cover letter to careers@badyolkgames.com. Please enter Programmer in the subject.