Cardiff, UK

Job Type

Full Time / Part time

We are looking for an enthusiastic aspiring junior programmer for a Summer Placement to join our friendly team on a number of games projects.

The internship will be a minimum of 16 hours per week during office hours and we will strive to adapt to your study schedule where needed. There is also a possibility of a longer-term opportunity following this placement.

About the Role

As a Unity Game programmer, you will have the opportunity to take ownership of the project you’re working on as you prototype, build and polish game mechanics and systems.

Your responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Designing and writing high quality and reliable code for our games.

  • Using C# and Unity as the primary technologies in your day-to-day work

  • Creatively solving any challenges that you may face

  • Work on small, rapid prototypes and proof of concepts

  • Create and maintain technical design documentation

  • Develop gameplay systems and mechanics in Unity Engine

  • Work with the design team and ensure high quality throughout

  • Develop effective tools to improve workflows of design and art team

  • Collaboratively work with different teams within Wales Interactive

You will gain a chance to develop and improve programs used by numerous users across a variety of departments as well as the opportunity to work on projects used by our players and customers.

Wales Interactive is working with cutting-edge technology to build incredible, unforgettable experiences, working with impressive clients to please millions. If you want to be a part of a dedicated, rapidly growing and creative team, then you’ll fit right in here!


  • Strong C# and gameplay programming skills

  • Knowledge of Unity

  • Experience with game optimisation

  • Knowledge of programming design patterns for modular and reusable code

  • Knowledge of debugging tools and build pipelines

About the Company

Wales Interactive is a multi-award winning video games and interactive movie publisher & developer. We pride ourselves in being an unshackled independent studio creating, producing and funding our own ideas exclusively from our studio in South Wales. We have also evolved into a Video Games & Interactive Movie Publishing Label collaborating with some of the most talented games developers and filmmakers across the globe to help bring their original creations to new platforms. Internationally we have become one of the driving forces behind the rebirth of the interactive movie genre.