Jobs


We are beginning the search for the people that can change this start-up to a game changer! Is that you? We want enthusiastic, talented, and ambitious people to join us to help guide the direction of the games that we make!

We are on the lookout for the brightest local talent out there, whether you have been in the industry for a while or are just graduating, we might just be the place for you. We want to help you help us make the best games possible…And have a bit of craic along the way!

To apply for any of our jobs send your CV and/or portfolio to careers@buckeejit.games

If you don’t think you fit with any of the listed criteria, we would encourage you to apply anyway!

Current Job Openings

What can we do for you?

  • Flexible hybrid working environment
    • We are in the process of securing the lease on a great office space in the heart of Belfast
    • We know the industry won’t go back to 5 days a week in an office and we are absolutely an advocate for that
    • We will work around your needs to ensure your work/life balance is at the forefront
    • While we are flexible, we are not currently hiring for fully remote roles
  • Competitive industry salary
    • We want to attract the best local talent and are pitching salaries to match
  • Other perks!
    • We have a large kitchen/breakout area that we need to find some cool stuff to do with…Give us your ideas!
    • There are tons of other things we have in mind but want to take your suggestions as well

Senior Unity Developer

About you

  • At least 3 years experience working as a Unity Developer
  • Excellent knowledge of Unity development, and programming in C#
  • Able to lead and shape the development practices of this fledgling team
  • Enjoy working in collaboration with other team members
  • Stay up to date with the latest updates in Unity and game development

The role

  • Lead development in association with the Technical Director
  • Pride yourself on writing clean, robust, and extensible code
  • Collaborate in the design of new gameplay features
  • Implement new gameplay features from spec
  • Bring games through the whole development lifecycle

Nice to have

  • Experience in other game engines (Unreal, etc.)
  • Experience with console development
  • Experience with networked multiplayer games
  • Experience with version control in Unity
  • Experience with the HDRP pipeline in Unity

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Unity Developer

About you

  • Experience working as a Unity Developer
  • Good knowledge of Unity development, and programming in C#
  • Able to follow the team’s programming practices
  • Enjoy working in collaboration with other team members
  • Stay up to date with the latest updates in Unity and game development

The role

  • Follow direction from Senior Developers and Technical Director
  • Pride yourself on writing clean, robust, and extensible code
  • Collaborate in the design of new gameplay features
  • Implement new gameplay features from spec

Nice to have

  • Experience in other game engines (Unreal, etc.)
  • Experience with console development
  • Experience with version control in Unity

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3D Character Artist

About you

  • Expertise in creating 3D assets using ZBrush and Blender, or 3D package of your choice
  • Expert knowledge in texturing with Substance Painter and/or Photoshop
  • Experience importing models into Unity
  • Enjoy working in collaboration with other team members

The role

  • Create high-quality 3D characters, including a focus on clothing and hair
  • Help develop creative asset workflows, including integrating with other 3rd party applications
  • Work closely with team to reach expected visuals

Nice to have

  • Experience in shaders within Unity
  • Experience with rigging and skinning

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3D Environment Artist

About you

  • Expertise in creating 3D assets using ZBrush and Blender, or 3D package of your choice
  • Expert knowledge in texturing with Substance Painter and/or Photoshop
  • Experience importing models into Unity
  • Enjoy working in collaboration with other team members

The role

  • Create high-quality 3D environments, including various props
  • Help develop creative asset workflows, including integrating with other 3rd party applications
  • Work closely with team to reach expected visuals

Nice to have

  • Experience in shaders within Unity

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3D Animator

About you

  • Expertise in creating high quality character animations in Maya and/or Blender
  • Experience in Unity animation pipelines
  • Able to identify and rectify rigging issues
  • Enjoy working in collaboration with other team members

The role

  • Create high-quality, seamless animations, with an emphasis on realistic movements
  • Help develop creative asset workflows, including integrating with other 3rd party applications
  • Work closely with team to reach expected animation quality

Nice to have

  • Experience rigging and skinning
  • Experience working with mocap data
  • Knowledge of athlete-level biological motion

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Producer

About you

  • Experience working within a project management role in an artistic industry
  • Experience owning feature design, production and analytics for a project
  • Strong organisation and communication skills
  • Strong understanding of what makes games fun and how to appeal to games communities
  • Experience with project management software

The role

  • Help drive the roadmap for our top priority game title
  • Direct the team in software development methods of your choice
  • Own growth, retention and engagement for our top priority title
  • Support the team through data analysis
  • Deliver feature specs and functions as product owner
  • Collaborate with game design team on new ideas and features

Nice to have

  • Experience working on a game title
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience creating BI dashboards
  • Experience working in remote/hybrid teams
  • Experience working within Unity, or similar game engine

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Practice Manager

About you

  • Experience working as practice/office manager
  • Experience with payroll process
  • Experience collating company accounts and submitting VAT returns
  • Experience completing funding applications and other documentation

The role

  • Managing the cash flow and bank reconciliations
  • Filing company accounts and VAT returns
  • Preparing and processing payroll
  • Liaising with various bodies and completing required documentation
  • General office management duties and admin

Nice to have

  • Experience working within games industry
  • Experience working with Invest NI or similar bodies

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