UI Programmer


Located in the heart of the UK, Derby serves as the home for BULKHEAD, a centre for creativity and innovation matched by its occupants here at Cardinal Square. Housing our AAA team, our modern, highly accessible and ever-evolving work space is a hospitable and welcoming environment for all those who join us on our journey. With a body of over 100 talented team members spread across multiple teams and projects, involvement remains a key focal point in our growth and expansion as we go from strength to strength. Adapting with an ever-evolving industry has been a key principal for our young company as we move forward, with each individual as important as the last, a focused and versatile ensemble determined to remain functional in a competitive environment. Check out more here: bulkhead.com

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 100% salary
  • Hybird Remote, Derby
  • Offers relocation

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Derby, UK ⚠️


We are looking for an experienced Senior UI Programmer to join the team working on WARDOGS, our Multiplayer All Out Warfare Shooter.

The team at BULKHEAD are a group of developers, who strive to build impressive multiplayer games. Our team members are multi-disciplined developers who strive to push boundaries, question the norm and are always looking for better ways to do things.

If you have the skills and passion we are looking for and want to be part of something special, we want to hear from you!

This is an in-studio role, and this is non-negotiable; however, we can offer bespoke relocation packages.

Currently, we are unable to offer any visa sponsorship.


  • Take the lead on features and help drive development forward
  • Mentor and upskill more junior team members
  • Work alongside the designers to create UI systems for various areas of the game.
  • Implement UI features in Unreal Engine using a mix of C++ and Unreal Blueprints .
  • Working with UI Artists to implement and polish UI features.
  • Able to identify any technical obstacles whilst finding creative solutions.
  • Ensure UI features are optimized and performant.


  • Solid understanding of all UI/UX fundamentals.
  • UE4/UE5 Experience.
  • Background in software development and C++ development.
  • Knowledge of using Unreal Engine.
  • Be familiar with UMG, layout, control widgets, and event-driven programming.


  • Experience working on FPS games.
  • Understanding of the Model-View-ViewModel pattern.
  • Knowledge of UI materials and other optimization methods such as invalidation.

A pioneering UK video game studio dedicated to creating world-class gaming experiences.

Working Week

All our employees work a 4 day work week, 32hrs per week at full pay.

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Our Vacation Policy

Generous annual leave depends on job title and a 4-day work week.

  • 28 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 80 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We mostly work onsite from our office in Derby UK.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 110 across 7 departments:

  • arts and design
  • engineering
  • education
  • human resources
  • finance
  • +2 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • C++
  • UI/UX fundamentals
  • Unreal Engine 4
  • Unreal Engine 5
  • UMG
  • Layout
  • Control widgets
  • Event-driven programming
  • FPS game development
  • MVVM pattern
  • UI materials
  • Optimization methods

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