You are using the web browser we don't support. Please upgrade or use a different browser to improve your experience.
"icon arrow top"

Lead Game Developer (m/f/d) - #5758 New Featured Hot Job


Bigpoint GmbH







Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time


With your passion for games, you will work in highly motivated, and interdisciplinary production teams. As an open-minded generalist, you enjoy both, ensuring the quality of our technical planning and code base as well as closely collaborating with the entire development team. With your expertise you create an awesome gaming experience for our players and act as a mentor for your team.

You are an expert at finding creative solutions to complex challenges while keeping a clear head & providing good oversight?

You are a go-getter with a solution-oriented mindset?
You have a sweet spot making everything run smoothly?

We have exactly what you are looking for!

  • Supervise and participate in all aspects of game development from planning to creating and optimization game modules and documentation of the frontend and backend
  • Define technical requirements and restrictions for tasks and architectural choices by working closely with other game departments
  • Offer exceptional analysis and problem-solving skills for technical as well as organizational problems by prioritizing and eliminating obstacles to boost confidence in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Collect and incorporate stakeholder requirements in advance, for example related to technology, methodology and operation in close cooperation with the studio tech director
  • Manage and mentor the development team with expertise in system design, programming, and optimization to ensure production-ready, high-quality code that can be easily maintained and shared
  • Endorsing a knowledge sharing and collaboration mindset with frequent code reviews, pair-programming sessions and exchange meetings
  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent training as an IT specialist
  • 6+ years of experience in game programming
  • Extensive knowledge in C# Unity as well as backend programming with PHP or Java
  • Profound experience with build-pipelines, performance- and code-size optimization
  • Successfully shipped multiple games or projects as their Lead Developer
  • Excellent leadership skills, able to motivate the team, encourage ownership, recognize talents and drive for excellence by using communication and conflict management skills
  • Good problem analysis skills with the ability to find simple, robust and efficient solutions for complex problems
  • Team player who enjoys working with other departments on shared goals with a passion for games
  • Fluent in written and spoken English


Why you will love working at BIGPOINT...
  • Entertain millions of players with high-quality games, disrupt the markets with new multiplayer ideas in multiple different genres and tech projects
  • Matrix structure that offers the possibility to work on multiple projects and lean hierarchy that offer fast decision-making
  • Work-Life Benefits work fully remote from around Germany, flexible working hours, 30 days of vacation
  • Relocation Support visa & relocation support
  • Wellbeing Benefits attractive rates for a gym membership in cooperation with QUALITRAIN
  • Mental Health Benefits anonymous employee counselling at Fürstenberg Institute
  • Activity Package regular team events, hackathons, and company events
  • Education Package. Yearly education budget for every employee
Any questions? Feel free to take a look at our FAQ! For direct application: please send only completed application (CV, Cover Letter, References) to and refer to the job reference number.

Keep Calm and waka waka...