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Graphics Programmer

Coatsink is looking for a highly motivated and talented Graphics Programmer to join the team in Sunderland, UK. You will work closely with our Senior Programmers.

As a Graphics Programmer at Coatsink, you will work under the supervision of a Lead Programmer. You will be expected to work across a range of areas as needed alongside graphics programming work.

Sound fun? If you’re up to the challenge, we want to hear from you!

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Graphics Programmer


  • Help coach and teach other programmers working with you
  • Plan programming workloads and help shape the roadmap for a project
  • Coordinate with clients to help meet their objectives for a project
  • Work with designers to implement graphical functionality and features
  • Work to strict timeframes for project deliveries


  • Ability to work in or relocate to Sunderland, UK
  • Relevant 3-year degree in Computer Programming
  • Highly proficient in shader programming (HLSL/CG).
  • Knowledge of creating visual effects for video games, compliant with game design and overall artistic vision.
  • Experience in creating particles using 2D textures (Photoshop) and Unity (Shuriken).
  • A strong understanding of composition, lighting, and color
  • Strong math skills
  • Experience in Unity and C#
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Good communication skills and composure under pressure


  • 2+ years experience in the games industry
  • VR development experience
  • Android development experience

What we can provide

  • A relaxed working environment with a casual dress code
  • Experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation support
  • Travel pass scheme

Submission Instructions

  • A CV is required
  • A cover letter is required
  • A link to your portfolio demonstrating relevant skills is required
  • You must be willing to complete a programming test if requested to do so

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We do not pay fees to any third party agency or recruiter without a mutually agreed-upon contract and we are not responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

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