Junior Programmer

Junior Programmer

Lucid are looking for a talented Junior / Graduate Programmer to join their experienced team and work on exciting new projects for console and PC. As ever there’s a few things they need to see from you, as well as some things they think would be beneficial:

Required Experience:

  • A good degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • Good C/C++ knowledge.

  • The ability to work individually and as part of a small team.

  • An enthusiasm and passion for games.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Lua, C# or Python.
  • Good maths, particularly 3D geometry.
  • An understanding of shaders and the graphics pipeline.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Basic knowledge of game design and development.
  • Using or programming web/network services.


  • Flexible hours – Lucid understand how important it is that we are all able to maintain a healthy work/life balance so Lucid support flexible working, around our core hours of 10am to 4pm.
  • Health care – Lucid provide you with private health care insurance for you, your partner and your children.
  • Parental leave – Lucid offer a generous maternity & paternity leave above the statutory allowance.
  • Independent Liverpool – All staff receive an Independent Liverpool Card for discounts in the area.
  • Free parking – All staff have access to a free parking permit
  • Social events – Lucid organise our own annual Christmas and Summer Parties as well as other get togethers around the rest of the year.
  • Competitive Salary – Lucid offer great wages for the skills and personality you would bring to the team.
  • Holidays – Lucid offer 25 days of holidays plus all national bank holidays. They also increase your allowance after five years of working with us up to a maximum of 35 days.
  • Dental care – Lucid also have private Dental Care Insurance, which you and your partner could benefit from.
  • Referral bonuses – If you refer a friend for one of our open job roles, you can earn a bonus if they’re hired and pass probation.
  • City bikes – You can use Liverpool City Bikes at our expense at any time you like while being part of the company.
  • Life assurance policy – Lucid provide Life Assurance Policy to all staff members with a lump sum of 4 x annual salary.
  • Pension scheme – Lucid provide access to a group company pension scheme and they contribute by 3% of your annual salary. They have also elected to top up your pot with our employer national insurance savings.
  • Charity events – Lucid organise and take part of various charity events to support organisations like Special Effects and other charities.
  • Cycle to work – Lucid take part in the government Cycle to work scheme, which offers tax incentives to encourage employees to cycle to work.


If you think you meet the requirements and are interested in working with the team then send your CV and a demo reel to

For this position we will need to see a demonstration of your talents, so include links to any demos or projects that you’d like to show us.


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