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Junior Programmer (INTERN)

Please note: This role is only open to current Northumbria University students and alumni who graduated in 2017, 2018, or who are due to graduate in 2019, in time to start the Internship in June 2019.

This vacancy is an Internship part-funded by Northumbria University / the Santander Universities Internships Scheme.

Applicants must be available for full-time employment between the below dates:

Internship Start Date: 3rd June 2019
Internship End Date: 9th August 2019
Duration: 10 weeks

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Junior Programmer (Intern) 

Northumbria University Ten Week Paid Internship

As a Junior Programmer Intern at Coatsink, you will work under the supervision of a Senior Programmer. You will be expected to work across a range of areas as needed.


  • Working with designers to implement gameplay functionality and features.
  • Working to strict timeframes for project deliveries.
  • Working with clients to iterate on feedback.
  • Working with in house and external testers to debug and fix bugs.
  • Maintaining coding standards and practices set by project leads.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in Games Programming or equivalent.
  • Highly proficient in Unity and C#.
  • Good knowledge of shader programming.
  • Very strong maths skills.
  • Excellent team working skills.
  • Good communication skills and composure under pressure.

Benefits of the Internship

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Join the team during the pre-production period of our latest unannounced VR title, and benefit from valuable dev experience using unannounced hardware.
  • The successful candidate will aid development of a dedicated area of the game over their ten weeks.
  • Benefit from weekly code reviews and monthly programming meetings with feedback and presentations from senior team members.


  • As part of your application you will be required to submit a CV, cover letter and a link to your portfolio.
  • As part of the application process you may be asked to complete a programming test and come along for a face to face interview.

Vacancy closing date: Friday 3rd May 2019.

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