Rare is a one-of-a-kind game studio where we create the kind of games the world doesn't have, games that are uniquely Rare! Working here offers opportunities unlike anywhere else.
You'll be providing players with unforgettable shared experiences in games loved by millions worldwide. Our pirate adventure Sea of Thieves , launched in 2018, is still going strong and alongside that we're busy creating our next magical world, Everwild , announced in 2019 to a global audience.
We strive to make Rare an amazing place to work, embracing a culture of respect and building a supportive environment for our developers.
Our custom-built Twycross studio is situated in the beautiful English countryside, surrounded by woodland and wildlife, with plenty of room for us to grow.
Studio benefits are catered to making life easier for staff, including flexible working, a bonus scheme, an industry-leading pension package, private healthcare, mental health initiatives and free events for employees and their families.
By joining Rare, you'll be joining one of the finest studios in the industry with support from the wider Xbox Game Studios network.
We're always on the lookout for exceptional people who can bring their expertise and unique thinking to help make our team even stronger!
Our game teams are the creators and builders of the magic behind Rare’s games and an exciting opportunity has opened on one of our teams for an Experienced Gameplay Programmer!
This opportunity will be working alongside other programmers, designers, artists, testers and production staff to build innovative and exciting game features.
In this multi-disciplinary environment, everyone is encouraged to evolve passed their standard day-to-day duties and to share their ideas.
No matter where an idea originates, from intern to senior members of staff, we feel it is worthy of consideration in our games.
As our Gameplay Programmer, you can expect to work on many aspects of a game, which could include end-to-end user experience, system design, networked gameplay, artificial intelligent or user interfaces to name a few! With these opportunities, we’re looking for someone who embraces a challenge and holds a desire to give something a try.
We pride ourselves on high quality engineering here at Rare and aim for faster iteration with robust methods. As such, you can expect to work with modern development practices such as continuous delivery, automated testing, code reviews, pair programming and agile methods.
We promise that by joining Rare, you’ll be working in a supportive environment with opportunities to grow your skillset, whether that’s engineering discussions, volunteering to host a workshop or helping steer how we build games in the future!
If this sounds like an unmissable opportunity to you, do keep reading