Programmer Lead

Job Type:
Contract
Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development, Senior Management
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
The Netherlands
City:
Amsterdam
Posted:
21-Mar-17
Company:
Force Field VR
Job Ref:
Lead Programmer

We are looking for a talented Lead Programmer who is passionate about creating groundbreaking, state of the art VR and AR games and entertainment.

The lead programmer manages the tech team and all aspects of a project’s technical design, including engine, middleware and game systems. He or she works closely with the technical director and other stakeholders to define a project’s technical approach.

WHAT'S THIS JOB ALL ABOUT?

  • Define the technical design for the main elements of a project together with team members;
  • Identify and help tackle the main risk areas for a project;
  • Co-operate in setting up the main technical systems for a project together with the team;
  • Mentor, inspire and motivate the team to meet project quality levels and deadlines;
  • Co-operate in the overall planning of a project. Be proficient and proactive in organizing and planning;
  • Closely work with the leads of the other disciplines (Art & Design) and with the producer of the project;

WHICH SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED?

  • Highly proficient in C++ and / or C#;
  • 5+ years of game industry experience with at least 2 years in a technical lead position and shipped a couple of games;
  • You have a great working- and technical knowledge of Unreal and / or Unity.

HOW ABOUT YOU AS A PERSON?

  • You are capable of communicating in a clear, open, convincing, and inspired manner;
  • You are passionate about new technology;
  • You have already worked on VR projects before or you have an intimate knowledge of what has been happening in the field so far;
  • You are comfortable with working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • You have a very good knowledge of English, both spoken and written.

WHAT DO YOU  GET?

  • Working in a creative and quality driven environment with enthusiastic colleagues;
  • A great spot to learn and share knowledge;
  • Benefits according to experience and job;
  • A work-life balance;
  • Studio location in the heart of Amsterdam.
Contact Details:
Force Field VR
Tel: +31-(0)20-7076842
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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