UI Programming

About Splash Damage

We founded Splash Damage with a mission to create lifelong friendships amongst our players and our staff by building the world’s most engaging multiplayer experiences. We only team up with the world’s leading partners and have worked with many of gaming’s most beloved universes over the years.

Our studio culture is built around autonomy, friendliness, and constant learning, and we look after our talent with a comprehensive benefits package. The Sunday Times named Splash Damage the UK’s 47th Best Company to Work For in 2018, and we’ve been awarded their Best Companies accreditation four years running. We also believe our teams create better work when they have a range of perspectives and opinions to draw from, and we are committed to increasing diversity across our studio to consistently enable that.

We are currently working on several exciting titles for PC and consoles, including Gears 5, Gears Tactics, and a few that haven’t been announced yet. Come join us!

The Role

UI Programming Interns at Splash Damage are embedded within our programming teams and help us implement user interfaces for our upcoming titles.

Guided by our team of experienced UI programmers, UI Programming Interns will experience most aspects of our UI pipeline during their placement. They'll partake in the technical review of UI wireframe and user flows, contribute technical designs and code to the implementation of major UI features and work with other departments to deliver high-quality user interfaces.

We believe that leveling up our skills is an essential part of the job and offer regular training opportunities and mentorship to all our UI programmers.


This is a fantastic opportunity for joining a professional UI team and gaining hands-on experience in major areas of the UI production process.

You Have:

Completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, game programming or a similar field or partaking in active development within the mod or indie community

Demonstrable portfolio of programming experience (personal and/or professional)

Self-motivated, strong work ethic, able to work independently

Experienced and proficient in C++

Solid time management skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

A real passion for games UI and clear enthusiasm for playing games

Bonus Points for:

Unreal Engine 4 experience

Familiarity with game development

Studio Culture

Splash Damage offers a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment. Everyone here shares a passion for video games and that shows in daily office life. We also regularly get together for social events like pub quizzes, cinema nights, football, and company parties.

Find out more on our Studio page.


    We offer Private Medical and Dental Cover for you and your family. We also cover the cost of complementary therapies, eye tests, gym memberships and more.
    All of our staff have enhanced company pension contributions, meaning that we invest in your future together.
    With 8 public holidays, our staff have a total of 33 days off. We also offer flexible working hours and regular company social events.
    We offer generous referral bonuses and 1% of the studio's revenue share after 1 year with us.
    10 weeks maternity and paternity leave, along with flexitime, helps new parents manage their time.
    We have a free car park on site, game and book libraries, complimentary weekly haircuts on site and discounts at many local businesses.