Job Type: Full-time, contract 12 months with the possibility of further work

The Position:  Engine Programmer

Rate: $64K (incl. Super and leave)


Job Title                                          Programmer

Job Category                                 Engine 

Job Description:

Are you a trailblazing Game Coder looking for an amazing new challenge?  We are looking for a talented engine programmer to join our core team and focus on getting our games running and ready for release on the PS4, Xbox and PC. You will be an integral part of the creation of our upcoming next generation water based title. If core engine development and technologies are what get you up in the morning, then we’d love to hear from you!

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Code primarily in C++ to develop our next-gen game engine. We use Phyre-engine and you will be engineer game specific solutions using Phyre
  • Define technical specifications for our game engine
  • Produce well documented, optimized, extensible code
  • Perform code reviews
  • Working with our graphic programmer to assist with platform specific optimizations – either PS4, XBox or the PC versions
  • Optimizing and maintaining the graphical performance on the PS4, Xbox and PC.

Who Are We Looking For?

  • A passionate, skilled and self-motivated coder who thrives when working within a team.
  • A programmer experienced in a modern engine, across multiple PC or console games.
  • A coding expert with a thorough knowledge and proficient application of 3D math, rendering algorithms, data structures, alongside performance-minded development and optimization abilities.
  • A knowledge base in a broad range of graphics APIs and shader languages including DirectX/HLSL and OpenGL/GLSL, plus C++ programming, data structures, design patterns and software engineering.


  • Demonstrated interest in games
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Solid knowledge of Phyre, Unity, or UE3 or UE4
  • Strong linear algebra knowledge and understanding of game design patterns
  • Experience developing large software projects that are clean and extensible
  • 5+ years experience in engine development an advantage
  • 2 Years Minimum experience as a programmer in Video games or related Industry
  • Referees must be provided
  • A shipped previously shipped game will be a major advantage

Demonstrable Character Traits:

  • Must have a passion for games and interactive entertainment. You’ve also got to know something about sports games.
  • You need to have an excellent work ethic. This needs to be demonstrable. We are a media, deadline driven business. Punctuality and stamina on the job is everything.
  • Absolute determination to see a job through.
  • Ability to rapidly learn & assimilate new technologies
  • Ability to work collaboratively with artists and programmers.  
  • Dedication to high quality graphic art.
  • Remains focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through completion.
  • Demonstrates a desire to learn and grow professionally
  • Desire to ship quality products on time
  • Excellent communication skills in a team environment
  • EXCELLENT ATTENTION TO DETAIL. This is especially important, as re-work will be required. Near enough isn’t good enough
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to accurately estimate delivery, AND, deliver.


Applicants must be able to work at our Fremantle studios and must already be a resident of Perth Western Australia. We are employing Perth based people or former residents willing to move home only at this point. Interstate and OS based people will be considered at a later stage

  • Email only. No visits or phone calls, please.
  • Applications by COB Friday May 10th, 2019
  • The Subject line of your email must reference the job title and your name, like this: Engine programmer: Last name, First name
  • Include your resume as an email attachment, preferably as a PDF or in Word 2003 or later format. Include links to online portfolio if applicable.
  • Make sure your resume also includes your name, address, phone, and email.
  • Send email to: admin@bungarra.com

 *Principle applications only. No recruitment firms please*