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Lead Game Programmer

1469772216

Crytek

Negotiable

Frankfurt, Germany

Germany

Programming and Development

ASAP

07/02/2020

07/04/2020

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

We are looking for a Lead Game Programmer to support our team in our Frankfurt, Germany based studio.

*Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples*

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Responsibilities

  • Lead the game programming discipline and enable them to reach their full potential.
  • Work with existing engine code base to develop and enhance game play. This can include player / world interaction, AI strategies and rules, game play, etc.
  • Develop and extend game systems for a high profile game.
  • Develop well designed software within project schedule to team standards.
  • Document source code.
  • Coordinate tasks and technical implementation with the Technical Director and other programming Leads based on the current roadmap.
  • Create immersive and compelling gameplay experiences.
  • Debug and optimize latest console and PC performance.
  • Specify and contribute to testing procedures.
  • Show a strong passion for making the highest quality state of the art games.
  • Continue to enhance programming and communications skills.
  • Proactively drive your team and improve product quality as well as group productivity.
  • Provide input to department project status meetings.
  • Coordinate with other studio groups including art, design and production to achieve project objectives.
  • Complete all tasks in a timely manner and to a consistent very high quality standard.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills and create documentation where required.
  • Be a role model for Regular/Senior programmers and oversee the mentoring process inside the discipline.


Requirements
  • 7+ years of professional software development experience as programmer within the games industry or equivalent.
  • Shipped at least 1 product on either console or PC from beginning to end.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply creative and technical design processes while ensuring that high production values are never compromised.
  • Adopt existing development processes and look for improvements.
  • Previous experience in a combat, melee or shooter based game, ideally multiplayer.
  • Passion for making games.
  • Excellent understanding of C++ in a games development environment.
  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with state-of-the-art game development tools and methods.
  • Experience with multi-threading.
  • Experience with network profiling and optimization.
  • Experience with any game engines preferably experience with CRYENGINE.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
  • Excellent English communication and writing skills.
  • Keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.


Pluses
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, a similar degree or comparable experience


What you can expect from us
  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!



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