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C++ Engine Programmer Hot Job


Grinding Gear Games


Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand




Not applicable

Permanent | Full Time


We are Grinding Gear Games, creators of the award-winning dark fantasy Action RPG Path of Exile. We're a diverse and inclusive studio of 165 world-class developers based in Auckland, New Zealand and we're currently expanding the Path of Exile 2 development team.

2013 Winner - GameSpot's PC Game of the Year
2020 Winner - British Academy Award (BAFTA) for Evolving Game

Our work hours are flexible, with core hours from 11.00am to 3.30pm. We also offer pre-approved overtime pay!

We have a huge selection of free drinks for all the staff to enjoy while working. Think of a convenience store's range of drinks a few metres from your desk! Our rec rooms are stocked up daily with healthy snacks and a rotating range of seasonal fresh fruit and yoghurt, and catered meals are offered every week as part of our Monday mid-morning meetings.

When the work is done, we invite all staff to attend our expansion launch parties and Christmas parties to celebrate the effort they've put towards Path of Exile.

We seek a C++ Engine Programmer to join our incredibly talented team.

Location: On-site in Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand
Relocation assistance (for the right candidate, if needed)
Full time position - 40 hours a week

The position includes the following duties:

  • Provide software development services
  • Plan, maintain, analyse and review implementations of programming code
  • Maintain consistent communication with directors and colleagues
  • Work to strict deadlines and schedules

We are seeking someone with:

  • Extremely strong knowledge of modern C++
  • Three or more years of commercial game engine development/graphics programming experience
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with cross-platform development


  • Experience with our game, Path of Exile

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