Unreal Programmer

Galaxy Grove
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September 20, 2022
Full Time
Utrecht, NL

Galaxy Grove is a new game studio in Utrecht, Netherlands, specialising in high quality 3D management and building games (entertainment games, not applied/serious games). Our games have a strong atmosphere, striking art and unique, intuitive gameplay. We plan to grow to around 7 people this Autumn and to release our first game in 2023. Galaxy Grove is founded and led by award winning game industry veteran Joost van Dongen (Awesomenauts, Swords & Soldiers, Blightbound, Robo Maestro, Proun, Cello Fortress, De Blob).

We’re looking for an Unreal Programmer. As a programmer, you’ll work in a small flexible team on our newest games, including our unannounced new train building game. You’ll work in Unreal (C++ and Blueprint) on a variety of coding topics, including procedural level generation, optimisation, graphics, systems and tools. You’ll also be involved in the games and company as a whole, like joining in playtests and brainstorms.

Galaxy Grove is an inclusive game studio where everyone with a passion for making great games is welcome. We believe in helping each other get better at our craft, in learning new skills, and in a healthy work-life balance where overtime and crunch are avoided.



  • Experience with both C++ and Blueprint in Unreal
  • Skilled with C++
  • Writes clean, readable and maintainable code
  • Good at communicating in English
  • Able to work 32-40 hours per week



  • Shipped a game with Unreal
  • Experience with procedural generation
  • Experience with optimisation
  • Passionate about making great games


This is a hybrid job, with at least 3 days per week working from the Galaxy Grove office in Utrecht. The other days can be either working from home or from the office, depending on your preference.


To apply:

Be sure to provide a CV and cover letter as well as at least one code sample (consisting of a number of related classes, showing your skills with C++ and with Unreal).

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