Gameplay Programmer

Goldborough StudioApply for this Job
November 19, 2020

We are a small indie dev team that is crafting a beautiful 3D Adventure game called Yami: The Dream. We need a Gameplay Programmer to join our team. To implement and maintain a wide variety of game features and functionality alongside our existing gameplay programmer and our small but multi-disciplined development team. You will play an invaluable role in helping shape Yami: The Dream.


Core responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the team to create, iterate and deliver innovative gameplay mechanics
  • Implement well-engineered, reliable, scalable and maintainable code across a variety of areas
  • Follow best practices, development processes, documentation and coding standards
  • Devise innovative solutions to overcome constraints
  • To help shape exciting, dynamic story led levels
  • Share knowledge and best practices with the team
  • Assist in planning your work and the work of others


  • Previously shipped at least 1 title
  • Good knowledge of C#
  • Familiarity with Unity game engine and its associated tools
  • A desire to solve problems
  • A passion for games and game technology

Advantageous Experience:

  • Prior console development experience
  • Leveraging tools and systems within Unity to deliver gameplay mechanics
  • A deep understanding of and appreciation for the entire game development process
  • Good knowledge and experience of industry-standard source/version control

Required Application Materials:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter

This role would be suited to someone who loves games like ICO, The Last Guardian, Journey, Uncharted and Rime.

Please send a cover letter and resume to

About Us

Goldborough Studio is an indie dev studio that creates games and character led content using pencils, pixels, knowledge and a little magic. In the eight years since we formed, we have provided visual development, character design and content for eleven games, four feature films and two animations.

Our creative studio is in Lawrenny, West Wales.

We are ID@Xbox Partners. Members of UKIE and Creative UK. We were part of the Welsh Mission to GDC in March 2019. Yami was UKIE’s Game of The Show runners up with an honourable mention.

About Yami: The Dream

A 3D adventure/puzzle game about a small elvish monk on a quest into the land of spirits to rescue a friend & save his world.

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