Senior Generalist Programmer - id Software

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Programming and Development
Zenimax Media Inc.
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id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is seeking a talented Senior Generalist Programmer to join our team in making AAA games.


The Senior Programmer is responsible for co-developing requirements for new systems, engaging in iterative development in C++, writing documentation and supporting the content developers professionally. The Senior Programmer should be proactive and prepared to take accountability for the development activities assigned. Not limited to:

Evaluating architecture of existing technology
Extending existing systems to meet long-term needs of ongoing development
Working with an external development partner to review implementation
Designing and implementing entirely new system to meet gameplay design needs


Game industry experience
At least one shipped title where credited as a programmer
Strong C++ coding and systems design experience
Experience with PC games
Excellent math skills
Self-motivated, but able to receive constructive feedback and integrate into work
Excellent team player with very strong work ethic and a collaborative/cooperative attitude
An understanding of and appreciation for milestones, schedules, deadlines, and efficient game development processes
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Skills and Education:

First person shooter or other action shooter experience
B.S. in computer science or equivalent study in related field
Experience with most or all subsystems of gaming engines (rendering, gameplay, audio, networking)

About our Team

id Software, located just North of Dallas, TX, provides technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein®, DOOM®, QUAKE® and RAGE® have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers. At id Software, everything revolves around the people; we believe in hiring the best and brightest and giving them the tools and the environment to be successful. These principles have guided us successfully for over twenty years and will continue to guide us into the future.

Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team

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