GameMaker Programmer

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

August 5, 2021
Full Time

We’re looking for a GameMaker Game Programmer to join our team. As a GameMaker Programmer you will work in the implementation/programming of gameplay and UI-related features into our own games. You will also help us develop all in-house technology that we use to work with current and next-gen consoles.

Minimum requirements

  • Portfolio / samples of your work
  • Passion for video games
  • Knowledge of OOP concepts and any OOP language (C++, C#, Java, etc.)
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • 1+ years of industry experience within GameMaker
  • 3+ years of industry experience within a recognized game engine (UE4, Unity or in-house solutions such as frostbite)
  • Experience with current-gen (Xbox One, PS4, Switch) console development
  • Good English oral and written communication skills
  • Good positive attitude and outlook, self-motivated, and a great team-player
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills
  • Have a proactive work ethic

Desired requirements

  • Knowledge/Experience in C++
  • Knowledge/Experience in GameMaker / Unity and/or Unreal Engine / Monogame
  • 1+ published titles: Game porting can be long and/or complex. However, having at least one published game can show that you are familiar with the full development process and the challenges that are ahead
  • Experience with next-gen (Xbox X, PS5) console development
  • Experience with mobile platforms such as Android and iOS
  • Basic knowledge of 3D editors and other game engines
  • General knowledge of design patterns, algorithms, and data structures
  • Availability in the EU timezone


As a GameMaker programmer you will be part of the development team, working closely with designers, producers, artists and game programmers. You will be developing game ports to current and next gen consoles


  • A good working environment within a group of motivated colleagues from around the world
  • Flexible schedule, core hours are 10am to 4pm CEST
  • Horizontal and agile organization
  • Passion for video games
  • Full time, 36h week 
  • Weekly team building activities, such as playing games together or having remote social drinks.

And many more things that you will discover... join us to find out

How to Apply

Along with your application, please send us your code samples (preferably a link to your own github) that you show to us your great coding skills :-) . Please send your application to: jobs at 2awesomestudio dot com, using the following subject line: 2Awesome Studio - GameMaker Programmer.

Join us and help us bring great ideas to life!

About 2Awesome Studio

2Awesome Studio is an independent game development studio and indie publisher whose mission is to add awesomeness to reality by developing video games with new and addictive mechanics and finding games that are equally awesome to publish. No matter the genre, platform, or IP, we bring great ideas to life. Our teams work, among other titles, in our new unannounced title, a 2D cyberpunk action platformer with a focus on combat and mobility, Aeon Drive, the Switch version of Othercide (a AAA game from Focus interactive), the Xbox one/Series X version of Alba: A Wildlife Adventure (by Ustwo games) and more…. for all major consoles and PC.

We are also hiring a Game Programmer! You can view (and share) all of our open roles here.

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