Job: Kilmarnock – VB.NET, ASP.NET, MySQL

Games Centre has a vacancy for a Junior Developer to work with one of the UK’s leading independent video games retailer with outlets in the West of Scotland to provide web and desktop based solutions. You will be working as part of a small team providing bespoke coding solutions in a dynamic fast paced environment.


Junior Developer – Kilmarnock (VB.NET, ASP.NET, MySQL, Web)

The individual most possess:

  • At least 1 year experience of VB.Net development (desktop and web)
  • At least 1 year experience of ASP.NET development
  • At least 1 year experience of MySQL .Net development
  • Strong knowledge of the .Net page lifecycle
  • Be well versed in Object Oriented programming concepts
  • Be a gifted problem solver
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and produce results on tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of detail
  • Good understanding of written and verbal English

It would be advantageous, although not necessary for the individual to possess one or more of the following:

  • Good level of web scripting / coding e.g. CSS, XML, Javascript, AJAX, JQuery, HTML and VBScript
  • Exposure to the Microsoft Office 2010 suite of applications including Microsoft Access
  • Exposure to working within a distributed environment
  • Exposure to NoSQL databases such as SQLite
  • Graphics or video production experience

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, intelligent & dedicated individual to join a growing name in the Video Games industry and to have the ability to develop their skill set using the latest in technologies.

If you have the experience and the knowledge required please email a copy of you current CV to Matthew Walton (


Event: Edinburgh, 1 May – Windows 8 for Application Developers

Calling all Scottish Developers!
Microsoft will be bringing Windows 8 to Edinburgh on May 1st – join the UK team for a day of developer-level, demo-driven sessions and see first-hand the opportunities for designing, developing and selling apps world-wide via the Windows Store.

Windows 8 offers unparalleled new opportunities for application developers to build and sell apps world-wide via the Windows Store. In this event, we’ll deliver developer-level, demo-driven sessions that give you an accelerated entry into what it means to design, develop and publish exciting, modern, polished, world-ready applications for next-generation devices running Windows 8.

Level of knowledge required:

1. A familiarity with .NET development and Visual Studio would be advantageous but not required.
2. We will talk about building Windows 8 applications with JavaScript and with .NET with an emphasis on the .NET technologies.

Agenda (subject to change):

0900 – 0930 Registration Opens
0930 – 1030 Windows 8 for Modern App Development
1030 – 1045 Break
1045 – 1130 Metro Design Language
1130 – 1145 Break
1145 – 1245 “Metro Style” Apps – The Power of the Device Part 1
1245 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1430 “Metro Style” Apps – The Power of the Device Part 2
1430 – 1445 Break
1445 – 1545 “Metro Style” Apps – The Power of the Cloud Part 1
1545 – 1600 Break
1600 – 1700 “Metro Style” Apps – The Power of the Cloud Part 2
1700 – 1730 Wrap Up and Close

Click here to register now.