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Network Programmer

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

As a Network Programmer at Coatsink, you will work under the supervision of our CTO working on building and maintaining the networking infrastructure used in our online multiplayer projects.

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

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Network Programmer


  • Help optimize the bandwidth usage of our real time online games

  • Help maintain and extend our prediction/interpolation code base designed to improve packet loss handling

  • Work with designers to implement efficient multiplayer game play functionality

  • Work with in house and external testers to debug and fix networking related bugs

  • Maintain coding standards and practices set by project leads


  • Ability to work in or relocate to Sunderland, UK
  • Minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in Games Programming or equivalent

  • Highly proficient in Unity and C#

  • Strong knowledge of networking principles

  • Network programming experience in a games development environment

  • 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 network 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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