Gameplay Programmer - Business CRYENGINE

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Crytek is looking for a Gameplay Programmer to support our Business CRYENGINE team in our Frankfurt, Germany studio.

The ideal candidate will be a generalist programmer with a desire to work in most areas of game development including but not limited to player/world interaction, AI strategies and rules, gameplay , etc. This is a position where design, game code implementation, creative tools improvements and use by example are all parts of the daily job. The position involves working within cross-disciplinary groups. As a key member of the content team you’ll be involved in crafting great AAA example content with a great team using state-of-the-art technology.


-Integrate creative and technical design processes while ensuring that high production values are never compromised.
-Work with existing engine code base to develop and enhance gameplay (player/world interaction, AI strategies and rules, gameplay, etc).
-Create immersive and compelling gameplay experiences.
-Specify and contribute to testing procedures.
-Create accurate task duration estimates and complete all work in a timely basis.
-Remain focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through to completion.
-Display good communication and writing skills and create documentation where required.
-Develop well designed software within project schedule to team standards.
-Actively participate in team working on project by making recommendations on how to improve product quality as well as group productivity.
-Provide input to department project status meetings.


-At least 2-3 years of professional experience as programmer in games industry.
-Worked on shipped products on either console or PC.
-Previous experience in a combat, melee or shooter-based game is a plus.
-Passion for making games.
-Solid understanding of C++ in a games development environment.
-Experience with modern development processes.
-Experience with game development tools and methods.
-Experience working with LUA and/or other scripting languages.
-Excellent problem-solving skills.
-Excellent English communication and writing skills.
-Keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
-Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
-Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams, to identify problems and propose solutions.
-Show a strong passion for making the highest quality / state of the art games.
-Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.

Preferences :

-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.
-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!

About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Shanghai (China), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, and The Climb. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

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