Skyhook Games is a well-known game studio based in Liverpool, England. We are looking for a Remote Contract Unity programmer to work on our upcoming VR title. This position is offered remote UK or hybrid remote.

We are looking for someone who is independent, and a strong team player. You know what it means to take responsibility and deliver quality focused titles. You enjoy working in a dynamic environment. You have the ability to visualize how things should work and translate this into a functioning solution.

What skills do you need?

  • 2+ years professional game development experience, working as part of a team or in a lead position
  • C# Unity experience essential
  • VR and UI programming experience is essential
  • Multiplatform experience is nice to have
  • Console and handheld industry experience a bonus
  • Unity experience
  • Unreal experience a bonus
  • Ability to write, cross platform, reusable and maintainable bug free code
  • Strong knowledge of common game architecture and design patterns
  • Ability to conceptualise, present and execute ideas to deadlines
  • Experience and ability to share best practices and mentor teams
  • Awareness and understanding of project methodologies incl. Trello, JIRA

What will you do?

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for working in Unity, implementing technical solutions for a wide variety of game elements and will work collaboratively with a team of designers, programmers and artists
  • Involvement in all areas of game development including UI and simulation logic
  • Independently create complete solutions from scratch
  • Work as part of a team, but with plenty of opportunity to take responsibility on an individual level
  • Contribute to architectural decisions and deliver high quality code
  • Game coding for VR and console games
  • To identify future trends in game technology and use to Skyhook’s advantage


  • Fantastic team culture and working environment
  • Zero crunch culture
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays, rising with length of service each year
  • Holiday buy back scheme
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Discretionary bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Contributory workplace pension scheme
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • Parental leave
  • Company events, including social events, industry events, charity events and more
  • Continual training and development for staff
  • Paid Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Christmas-New Year shutdown


If you have the skills and are up for the ultimate open-world challenge, please send your CV and cover letter to: [email protected]

Skyhook Games are an equal opportunities employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce and inclusive environment. Reasonable adjustments will be made for candidates with a disability.